Technical documentation

Technical documentation

COVID-19: SFM auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 April 2020

Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

PEFC Chain of Custody Pool of Experts Programme Guidelines

Guidance document

Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

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Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

Training Recognition Programme Guidelines (Draft)

Guidance document

Date of implementation 13 October 2020

The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

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The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

Ukrainian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Ukraine, which achieved initial endorsement by PEFC on 19 June 2021. The review date is 24 June 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Ukraine, which achieved initial endorsement by PEFC on 19 June 2021. The review date is 24 June 2025.

PEFC Chain of Custody – Introduction to changes

Standards development

An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (2002:2020) compared to the previous version from 2013.

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An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (2002:2020) compared to the previous version from 2013.

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