Indicator: Sustainable forestry

A graph shows the percentage of woodland certified under the PEFC or FSC sustainability standards from 2000 to 2020. In 2020, the PEFC covered 73.9 percent and the FSC 13.1 percent. The graph also shows the target for 2010.

 After a sharp rise between 2000 and 2003, the proportion of PEFC certified areas has stagnated until 2019. In 2020, the share was 5 percentage points higher than in 2019.Overall, the proportion of areas certified under FSC has developed very well since 2000. The proportion is far below that of PECF certified areas, however.The Federal Government wanted the share of forested area in Germany c... read more

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