PEFC logo

 

 

PEFC Standards Revision

News

Going beyond forests: PEFC to open certification to farmers and agroforestry - Give your feedback now!

Going beyond forests: PEFC to open certification to farmers and agroforestry - Give your feedback now!

May 07 2018 Our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark is now up for public consultation, and we are asking you to share your insights and knowledge to help us further improve this vital document. Our Sustainable Forest Management benchmark is at the core of what we do. It provides the basis for the...

We explain the changes to our group certification standard

We explain the changes to our group certification standard

Jan 08 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our standard for group certification? But feel like you need more information on how the standard is changing? Then make sure you register for our upcoming webinars! Taking place Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 February, these webinars will introduce and...

Give your feedback on PEFC Group Certification! Public consultation open

Give your feedback on PEFC Group Certification! Public consultation open

Dec 20 2017 Working with smallholders is at the heart of our work. This is why group certification is an extremely important instrument in our forest certification toolbox. Our revised Group Certification standard is now up for public consultation, and we are asking you to share your insights and knowledge...

We explain the changes to our standard setting requirements

We explain the changes to our standard setting requirements

May 15 2017 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our standard setting process? But feel like you need more information on how our standard is changing? Then make sure you listen to the recording of our recent webinar! Held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 May, these webinars introduced and explained...

PEFC members invited to comment on changes to the endorsement process

PEFC members invited to comment on changes to the endorsement process

Apr 21 2017 As more and more countries join the PEFC family, we need to ensure our endorsement process can handle this growing number of assessments – all while ensuring it loses none of its rigour. Future-proofing our endorsement process is therefore our aim as we revise the document governing this...

PEFC is looking for your opinion on standard setting

PEFC is looking for your opinion on standard setting

Mar 27 2017 PEFC invites all interested parties to give their comments on our revised Standard Setting standard - PEFC ST 1001:201X. This standard contains the rules that national standardizing bodies have to follow when they develop and revise their sustainable forest management standards. Core principles...

Changes on the horizon for the PEFC endorsement process

Changes on the horizon for the PEFC endorsement process

Mar 08 2017 Improving the efficiency and robustness of our endorsement process is a top priority as the revision of our key international standards enters its second year. After all, the PEFC process for the endorsement and mutual recognition of national forest certification system is THE process of our...

GET INVOLVED!

There are several ways to get involved in the Standards Revision process:

Public Consultations
Provide input into the enquiry drafts through our public consultations.
Sustainable Forest Management

Expert Forum
The deliberations of the Working Groups will be informed by two online Expert Forums for SFM and for CoC.
Join the SFM Forum
Join the CoC Forum

Revision Newsletter
Sign up to stay up-to-date!

Working Groups
The most powerful institution in the process: members are responsible for the core of the revision work.

Stakeholder Conference
Join us to discuss the revision work face-to-face and provide your input.