Technical documentation

Technical documentation

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.

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.

COVID-19: 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.

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Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

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.

PEFC Trademarks Rules, PEFC ST 2001:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

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The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

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