Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Indian assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Indian national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 27 February 2019.

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Assessment report of the Indian national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 27 February 2019.

Sustainable Forest Management, ST 1003

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation November 28, 2018

This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

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This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

Group Forest Management Certification, PEFC ST 1002

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation November 28, 2018

This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

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This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

Nomination and Election Procedures for the PEFC Council Board, PEFC GD 1009

Procedural document

Date of implementation October 5, 2018

These guidelines describe the rules and procedures for nominations and election of the Chairman, two Vice Chairs and members of the Board of Directors. This guide is an editorially reviewed and updated re-issuance of guideline GL3/2010, which it replaced as of 5 October 2018.

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These guidelines describe the rules and procedures for nominations and election of the Chairman, two Vice Chairs and members of the Board of Directors. This guide is an editorially reviewed and updated re-issuance of guideline GL3/2010, which it replaced as of 5 October 2018.

South African assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the South African national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018.

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Assessment report of the South African national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018.

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