Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products and Related Standards – Guidance for Use, PEFC GD 2001

Guidance document

Date of implementation 26 October 2022

This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody, and related standards PEFC ST 2001:2020, PEFC Trademarks Rules and PEFC ST 2003:2020, Certification Bodies Requirements - Chain of Custody.

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This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody, and related standards PEFC ST 2001:2020, PEFC Trademarks Rules and PEFC ST 2003:2020, Certification Bodies Requirements - Chain of Custody.

Norwegian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Norway. It maintained its endorsement on 8 June 2023. The review date is 18 August 2027.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Norway. It maintained its endorsement on 8 June 2023. The review date is 18 August 2027.

Slovak sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Slovakia. It maintained its endorsement on 8 June 2022. The review date is 11 November 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Slovakia. It maintained its endorsement on 8 June 2022. The review date is 11 November 2026.

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.

SFI sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). It maintained its endorsement on 16 December 2021. The standard covers both the United States (USA) and Canada. The review date is 15 April 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). It maintained its endorsement on 16 December 2021. The standard covers both the United States (USA) and Canada. The review date is 15 April 2026.

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