Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, PEFC GD 1005

Procedural document

Date of implementation 2 December 2020

PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - Requirements.

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PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - Requirements.

PEFC Information and Registration System - Data Requirements, PEFC GD 1008

Procedural document

Date of implementation 9 December 2019

PEFC GD 1008:2019 describes the requirements for PEFC authorised bodies and the PEFC Secretariat for registering PEFC relevant data in the PEFC Information and Registration System.

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PEFC GD 1008:2019 describes the requirements for PEFC authorised bodies and the PEFC Secretariat for registering PEFC relevant data in the PEFC Information and Registration System.

PEFC Licence Coding System

Procedural document

Explanation of the PEFC coding system for PEFC trademark licence numbers.

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Explanation of the PEFC coding system for PEFC trademark licence numbers.

Acceptance of PEFC members, PEFC GD 1002

Procedural document

Date of implementation 20 August 2019

The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

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The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

Sustainable Forest Management, PEFC ST 1003

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 28 November 2018

This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

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This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

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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