Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC Checklist - Sustainable Forest Management

Checklist

This checklist covers requirements for sustainable forest management as defined in PEFC ST 1003:2018, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements.

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This checklist covers requirements for sustainable forest management as defined in PEFC ST 1003:2018, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements.

Acceptance of PEFC members, PEFC GD 1002

Procedural document

Date of implementation 20 August 2019

The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

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The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

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

Procedural document

Date of implementation 5 October 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.

Endorsement of National Systems, PEFC GD 1007

Procedural document

Date of implementation 6 October 2017

The requirements for the endorsement and mutual recognition process of new, reviewed, revised and/or amended national forest certification systems. It covers the steps of the assessment process that every national system must go through in order to achieve PEFC endorsement. It also sets the framework for the endorsement decision-making process, providing fairness and equity for all applicants.

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The requirements for the endorsement and mutual recognition process of new, reviewed, revised and/or amended national forest certification systems. It covers the steps of the assessment process that every national system must go through in order to achieve PEFC endorsement. It also sets the framework for the endorsement decision-making process, providing fairness and equity for all applicants.

Issuance of PEFC Logo use licenses by the PEFC Council, PEFC GD 1005

Procedural document

Date of implementation 27 November 2012

The rules for the issuance of PEFC logo use licenses by the PEFC Council to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC logo in accordance with the PEFC Logo Usage Rules. This document has been replaced by PEFC GD 1005:2020, the transition date is 14 February 2023.

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The rules for the issuance of PEFC logo use licenses by the PEFC Council to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC logo in accordance with the PEFC Logo Usage Rules. This document has been replaced by PEFC GD 1005:2020, the transition date is 14 February 2023.

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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