The certificate declares compliance by certified organisations with all the indicators set forth in UNE 162002-1 and 162002-2 standards, promoting the sustainability of forest resources and the maintenance and development of the forest mass.
This certification includes the issuing of the AENOR GFS and a licence to use the PEFE mark, which is owned by the Pan-European Forest Certification Council, (PEFCC), which is based in Luxembourg.
The benefits of this certificate for companies are:
- The possibility of demonstrating to clients and the public in general that the organisation promotes Sustainable Forest Management and subsequently, the conservation of European forest resources.
- Having a marketing tool for achieving differentiation from other organisations and increasing competitiveness in the forestry sector.
- Improving on existing forest management systems.
- Promoting the creation of forest associations, integrating the management of small private-owned forest areas and through this, fostering the establishment of management plans in all forest areas, and saving on certification costs.