Technical documentation

Technical documentation

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.

South African assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the South African national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018.

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Assessment report of the South African national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 9 November 2018.

Luxembourg sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Luxembourg, endorsed by PEFC on 8 November 2019.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Luxembourg, endorsed by PEFC on 8 November 2019.

Korean assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Korean national forest certification system, by ITS Global. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 June 2018.

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Assessment report of the Korean national forest certification system, by ITS Global. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 June 2018.

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