Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Austrian assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Austrian national forest certification system, by Andreas Knoell Consulting. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 March 2018.

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Assessment report of the Austrian national forest certification system, by Andreas Knoell Consulting. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 March 2018.

Standard Setting, ST 1001

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 15 November 2017

This benchmark outlines the processes and steps that must take place during the development, review and revision of national forest management standards.

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This benchmark outlines the processes and steps that must take place during the development, review and revision of national forest management standards.

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.

South African forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest mangement standard of South Africa, endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018. The review date is 6 October 2022.

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The national sustainable forest mangement standard of South Africa, endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018. The review date is 6 October 2022.

ATFS assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) national forest certification system (United States/USA), by Indufor. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

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Assessment report of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) national forest certification system (United States/USA), by Indufor. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

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