Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Endorsement of National Systems - Introduction to changes

Standards development

An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Endorsement of National Systems guide (1007:2017) compared to the previous version from 2012.

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An overview of the changes made to the PEFC Endorsement of National Systems guide (1007:2017) compared to the previous version from 2012.

ATFS assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) national forest certification system (United States/USA), by Indufor. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

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Assessment report of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) national forest certification system (United States/USA), by Indufor. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

Czech assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Czech national forest certification system, by GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

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Assessment report of the Czech national forest certification system, by GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on 15 December 2017.

Chain of Custody of Forest-Based Products – Guidance for Use, PEFC GD 2001

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 May 2017

This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002), excluding clause 9 Social, health and safety requirements in chain of custody.

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This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002), excluding clause 9 Social, health and safety requirements in chain of custody.

Belarusian assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Belarusian national forest certification system, by ForestSense. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on October 2017.

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Assessment report of the Belarusian national forest certification system, by ForestSense. The revised system was endorsed by PEFC on October 2017.

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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