PEFC is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management through independent third-party certification. The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification is the certification system of choice for small forest owners PEFC. With 38 endorsed national certification systems and more than 300 million hectares of certified forests.
PEFC Spain is formed by forest owners and industries associations, public governments, technology centers, universities and other social groups. Currently, more than 1,250 companies are PEFC certified in Chain of Custody and 1,9 millions of forest hectares and 19,500 owners and managers are PEFC certified in Spain.
PEFC Spain has the mission of promoting and communicating the forest certification as the tool that guarantees and promotes Sustainable Forest Management and the use of forest certified products, contributing to the employment and development of rural areas.”