Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Terms of Reference of the PEFC Working Group Operating Forest Management Certification

Standards development

The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the development of PEFC ST 1004, the requirements for certification bodies that carry out PEFC forest management certification.

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The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the development of PEFC ST 1004, the requirements for certification bodies that carry out PEFC forest management certification.

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.

Accepted abbreviation and translations of the PEFC International chain of custody claims

Technical document

While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

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While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

Japanese sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

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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