Local authorities lead the field in wood construction – chiefly because of indoor air problems

Promoting wood construction is included in the strategies of more than half of Finnish local authorities. Yet they only appear […]

Impact of FSC grows stronger in Finnish forests – leverage from risks of non-certified wood

Most often the supply of certified wood on the market is insufficient for the production of goods that would consist […]

Certification of timber chain of custody expanding in Finland – increasing number of small enterprises ensure use of sustainable wood

Group certification can be used to show the origin of wood, making the chain-of-custody certification easier for small companies. The […]

From ensuring quality of activities to data brokering – the new future of forest certification

New technologies and big data will revolutionize forest certification – if we so decide. In the future, the openness of […]

PEFC General Assembly in Finland – a first for a Nordic country

In connection with the assembly a series of events will be organised during the week of 13 to 17 November […]

Point of view: Forest certification ensures confusion instead of sustainability

Isn’t it high time to reveal the truth about the emperor’s clothes, in order that consumers could make their choices […]

Secret of success in sustainable forestry: Finnish family forestry

Making use of our forests can save the world. Finnish family forest owners know how to use theirs. The above […]

First Nordic PEFC-certified block of flats in Seinäjoki Housing Fair

The five-storey block of flats achieved the PEFC Project Certification, which proves that the wood material of the building is […]

Over 100,000 new FSC hectares in Finland

The Kemijärvi and Salla Jointly Owned Forests are joining the FSC forest certification. This increases the area under FSC certification […]

Expiry of Russian PEFC certificates has no effect on Finland

PEFC International has withdrawn its endorsement of all Russian PEFC forest certificates as of the beginning of September. This does […]

PEFC defines the level of Finnish forestry

The PEFC forest certification covers almost all commercial forests and sets the most demanding criteria for forestry in Finland. This […]