Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC Certification Bodies Requirements – Introduction to changes

Standards development

An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody standard (2003:2020) compared to the previous version from 2012.

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An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody standard (2003:2020) compared to the previous version from 2012.

Terms of Reference of the PEFC Chain of Custody Working Group (draft)

Standards development

The terms of reference for the permanent Working Group responsible for the continued development and maintenance of the PEFC chain of custody, including the three chain of custody standards.

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The terms of reference for the permanent Working Group responsible for the continued development and maintenance of the PEFC chain of custody, including the three chain of custody standards.

PEFC Information and Registration System - Data Requirements, PEFC GD 1008

Procedural document

Date of implementation 9 December 2019

PEFC GD 1008:2019 describes the requirements for PEFC authorised bodies and the PEFC Secretariat for registering PEFC relevant data in the PEFC Information and Registration System.

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PEFC GD 1008:2019 describes the requirements for PEFC authorised bodies and the PEFC Secretariat for registering PEFC relevant data in the PEFC Information and Registration System.

PEFC Licence Coding System

Procedural document

Explanation of the PEFC coding system for PEFC trademark licence numbers.

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Explanation of the PEFC coding system for PEFC trademark licence numbers.

Terms of Reference of the PEFC Sustainable Forest Management Working Group

Standards development

The terms of reference for the permanent Working Group responsible for the continued development of PEFC’s sustainable forest management approach and the provision of guidance on the implementation and interpretation of PEFC’s benchmark standards for forest management certification.

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The terms of reference for the permanent Working Group responsible for the continued development of PEFC’s sustainable forest management approach and the provision of guidance on the implementation and interpretation of PEFC’s benchmark standards for forest management certification.

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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