Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Vietnamese sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Vietnam, endorsed by PEFC on 29 October 2020. The review date is August 2024.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Vietnam, endorsed by PEFC on 29 October 2020. The review date is August 2024.

Bulgarian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Bulgaria, endorsed by PEFC on 25 October 2019. The review date is 26 June 2024.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Bulgaria, endorsed by PEFC on 25 October 2019. The review date is 26 June 2024.

Sustainable Forest Management, PEFC ST 1003

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 28 November 2018

This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

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This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

Group Forest Management Certification, PEFC ST 1002

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 28 November 2018

This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

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This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

Development report: Group Forest Management Certification (ST 1002)

Development report

This report provides the evidence of compliance with PEFC GD 1003:2009 for the development of the final draft of Group Forest Management Certification (ST 1003:201X).

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This report provides the evidence of compliance with PEFC GD 1003:2009 for the development of the final draft of Group Forest Management Certification (ST 1003:201X).

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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