Technical documentation

Technical documentation

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.

Template: Outsourcing Agreement

Technical document

Template for a PEFC Chain of Custody Outsourcing Agreement, developed in relation to requirement 4.9.2 of the Chain of Custody standard, PEFC ST 2002:2020.

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Template for a PEFC Chain of Custody Outsourcing Agreement, developed in relation to requirement 4.9.2 of the Chain of Custody standard, PEFC ST 2002:2020.

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.

Accepted abbreviation and translations of the PEFC International chain of custody claims

Technical document

While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

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While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

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