Technical documentation

Technical documentation

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 This document has been replaced by PEFC GD 1005:2020, the transition date is 14 February 2023.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 This document has been replaced by PEFC GD 1005:2020, the transition date is 14 February 2023.

PEFC Notification of Certification Bodies by PEFC Council, PEFC GD 1006

Procedural document

Date of implementation 27 November 2012

The requirements for certification bodies providing chain of custody certification services in countries without authorised bodies.

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The requirements for certification bodies providing chain of custody certification services in countries without authorised bodies.

PEFC Logo Usage Toolkit

Guidance document

This Toolkit is designed to assist logo users in applying the logo and labels consistently in terms of design and layout, and in line with our technical requirements and branding.

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This Toolkit is designed to assist logo users in applying the logo and labels consistently in terms of design and layout, and in line with our technical requirements and branding.

PEFC Logo Usage Rules, PEFC ST 2001:2008

International standard

Date of implementation 26 November 2010

The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC logo. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2001:2020. For organizations with a PEFC logo licence issued before the publication of this latest document, a 30-month transition period applies. The transition date is 14 August 2022.

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The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC logo. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2001:2020. For organizations with a PEFC logo licence issued before the publication of this latest document, a 30-month transition period applies. The transition date is 14 August 2022.

Administration of PEFC Scheme, PEFC GD 1004

Procedural document

Date of implementation 5 October 2009

The requirements for the administration of a PEFC scheme, including: PEFC notification of certification bodies; PEFC logo usage licensing; operation of the PEFC registration system; and complaint and dispute procedures.

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The requirements for the administration of a PEFC scheme, including: PEFC notification of certification bodies; PEFC logo usage licensing; operation of the PEFC registration system; and complaint and dispute procedures.

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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