Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group

Standards development

Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the development of the PEFC chain of custody, including the maintenance of the three chain of custody standards.

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Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the development of the PEFC chain of custody, including the maintenance of the three chain of custody standards.

Members of the Sustainable Forest Management Working Group

Standards development

Members of the Sustainable Forest Management Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the continued development of PEFC’s sustainable forest management approach.

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Members of the Sustainable Forest Management Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the continued development of PEFC’s sustainable forest management approach.

Issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, PEFC GD 1005

Procedural document

Date of implementation 2 December 2020

PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - Requirements.

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PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - Requirements.

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

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This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

PEFC Trademarks Rules, PEFC ST 2001:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

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The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.

COVID-19

See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

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