Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC Checklist – Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products

Checklist

This checklist covers requirements for Chain of Custody as defined in PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard).

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This checklist covers requirements for Chain of Custody as defined in PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard).

PEFC Checklist – Requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard

Checklist

This checklist covers requirements for certification bodies operating certification against the PEFC 2022 Chain of Custody standard as defined in PEFC ST 2003:2020. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard), unless the systems has adopted the PEFC ST 2003:2020.

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This checklist covers requirements for certification bodies operating certification against the PEFC 2022 Chain of Custody standard as defined in PEFC ST 2003:2020. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard), unless the systems has adopted the PEFC ST 2003:2020.

COVID-19: Chain of custody auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 10 March 2020

Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

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Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

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.

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.

PEFC contact

Marta Martínez Pardo

Technical Manager

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