Motion Outcomes 

Not PassedMotion 47: Wood Legality: Acceptance of wood with “PEFC certified” or “PEFC Controlled Sources claim” as proof of low risk in wood legality in FSC.


  • “I would like you to consider the text of the motion rather than the title of the motion.” - Economic North member


  • "We have done a three and half year Controlled Wood revision. I think this motion is redundant. This is unnecessary.” - Environmental North member
  • "I'm against this motion because PEFC has led to many national schemes, that do not comply with legal principles." - Social South member
  • "This will be taken by competitors as an endorsement, we should be careful about this.” - Social South member
  • “Any effort to combine FSC and PEFC is a step in the wrong direction.” - Environmental North member