Technical documentation

Technical documentation

COVID-19: SFM auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 April 2020

Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

PEFC Chain of Custody Pool of Experts Programme Guidelines

Guidance document

Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

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Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

Training Recognition Programme Guidelines (Draft)

Guidance document

Date of implementation 13 October 2020

The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

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The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

Vietnamese assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the national forest certification system of Vietnam, by ITS Global. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 October 2020.

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Assessment report of the national forest certification system of Vietnam, by ITS Global. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 October 2020.

PEFC Checklist - Sustainable Forest Management, Trees outside Forests

Checklist

This checklist covers requirements for sustainable forest management as defined in PEFC ST 1003:2018, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements, taking into account amended wording as outlined in its Appendix 2: Guidelines for the interpretation of requirements for Trees outside Forests (TOF), B, C and E.

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This checklist covers requirements for sustainable forest management as defined in PEFC ST 1003:2018, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements, taking into account amended wording as outlined in its Appendix 2: Guidelines for the interpretation of requirements for Trees outside Forests (TOF), B, C and E.

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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