PEFC Czech Republic
The Czech Forest Certification System was first endorsed in February 2002 and has been re-endorsed a further three times. The latest system is currently under assessment.
2016 system documentation
To maintain its PEFC endorsement, the system must meet specific endorsement milestones. The first milestone is the start of the periodic review within five years of the national approval of the sustainable forest management standard.
- National approval date: 25 May 2016
- Review date: 25 May 2021
2022-23 system assessment
- Status: Public consultation closed, assessment ongoing
- Type: Revised system (maintaining the endorsement)
- Download the system documentation
- System submitted for assessment: 16 June 2023
- Consultation: 3 July - 31 August 2023
- Assessor: CK Services
Watch the recording of the webinar to find out more about this national system.
- Joined PEFC: 30 June 1999
- Endorsed: 25 February 2002
- Re-endorsed: 07 December 2006
- Re-endorsed: 25 April 2012
- Re-endorsed: 15 December 2017
PEFC Czech Republic
History before PEFC
PEFC Czech Republic is a professional voluntary independent association of legal entities with jurisdiction in the territory of the Czech Republic. PEFC Czech Republic was founded to support sustainable forest management, wood consumption as an environmentally sustainable source of wood products and for the purpose of Nature Protection and Sustainable Development through the implementation of the Czech Forest Certification System.
PEFC Czech Republic was one of the founding members of PEFC and joined the alliance in 1999.
What are the benefits of being part of the PEFC alliance?
By supporting sustainable forest management, PEFC ensures throughout the forest products supply chain that timber and forest products are produced in compliance with the highest environmental, social and ethical standards. Thanks to the PEFC brand, customers and consumers anywhere in the world can identify products from forests that are managed in a sustainable manner. This is what we consider the biggest benefit of PEFC internationally.