Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Japanese sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

Swiss sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Switzerland. It maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021. The review date is 28 September 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Switzerland. It maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021. The review date is 28 September 2025.

Ukrainian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Ukraine, which achieved initial endorsement by PEFC on 19 June 2021. The review date is 24 June 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Ukraine, which achieved initial endorsement by PEFC on 19 June 2021. The review date is 24 June 2025.

Malaysian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Malaysia. It maintained its endorsement on 1 June 2021. The review date is 5 March 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Malaysia. It maintained its endorsement on 1 June 2021. The review date is 5 March 2025.

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

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This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

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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