Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Development report: Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody (ST 2003)

Development report

This report provides the evidence of compliance with PEFC GD 1003:2009 for the development of the final draft of Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody (ST 2003:201X).

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This report provides the evidence of compliance with PEFC GD 1003:2009 for the development of the final draft of Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody (ST 2003:201X).

Questions and Answers: revised PEFC Chain of Custody and PEFC Trademarks standard

Standards development

During our webinars explaining the changes to the revised PEFC Chain of Custody and PEFC Trademarks standards, the following questions were asked. This document provides the responses to those questions.

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During our webinars explaining the changes to the revised PEFC Chain of Custody and PEFC Trademarks standards, the following questions were asked. This document provides the responses to those questions.

Terms of Reference of the PEFC Working Group “Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody”

Standards development

The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the revision of PEFC’s requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2003).

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The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the revision of PEFC’s requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2003).

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.

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