Einar Risør Finerhandel A/S is PEFC™ certified under certificate no.: PBN-PEFC/COC-000035.

Download the certificate here: ​pefc-certifikat​

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ -PEFC™ - is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification.

The PEFC certification system

The PEFC-system works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practise in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. Thanks to the eco-label, customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainable managed forests.


Chain of Custody Certification

In order to provide assurances that wood and wood-based products originate from sustainable managed forests, PEFC promotes Chain of Custody certification.

Chain of Custody certification outlines requirements for tracking certified material from the forest to the final product to ensure that the wood contained in the product or product line originates from certified forests.

PEFC Chain of Custody certification is essential for

  • companies to implement and demonstrate ethical business behaviour, and
  • consumers to make responsible purchasing decisions.

For a product to qualify for certification, all entities along the supply chain must possess a PEFC Chain of Custody certificate. Only then are companies eligible to use the PEFC label on their products and in product marketing to highlight the responsible sourcing of the raw material.

Forest Certification

Obtaining PEFC Sustainable Forest Management certification demonstrates that management practices meet requirements for best practice in sustainable forest management, including:

  • Biodiversity of forest ecosystems is maintained or enhanced
  • The range of ecosystem services that forests provide is sustained
    • they provide food, fibre, biomass and wood
    • they are a key part of the water cycle, act as sinks capturing and storing carbon, and prevent soil erosion
    • they provide habitats and shelter for people and wildlife; and
    • they offer spiritual and recreational benefits
  • Chemicals are substituted by natural alternativesor their use is minimized
  • Workers rights and welfare are protected
  • Local employmant is encouraged
  • Indigenous Peoples rights are respected
  • Operations are undertaken within the legal framework and following best practices

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Einar Risør Finérhandel A / S was founded in 1959 and is a specialist in veneer, solid lumber and layons in veneer.

Einar Risør Finérhandel A/S is of course FSC® & PEFC ™ certified.

License no.: FSC® C023510

Einar Risør Finérhandel A/S

​Niels Bohrs Vej 1​, DK-7100 Vejle

CVR: ​DK30369718