Much of PEFC's spectrum of activities is based on technical documentation outlining principles, criteria, and procedures. PEFC modified its documentation structure in 2008 to improve usability and readability. Documentation that has been developed or revised since this document came into effect...
Covers procedures for the development of technical documents to ensure objectivity, efficiency, and transparency amongst participating stakeholders.
Covers the issuance of PEFC logo use licenses by the PEFC Council to ensure legally compliant use with the PEFC Logo usage rules – requirements, PEFC ST 2001:2008 v2 and its enforcement. The PEFC Council only issues the licenses to entities located in a country without the PEFC authorised body...
Only certification bodies in compliance with PEFC requirements and recognized by PEFC by are authorized to provide PEFC Chain of Custody certification services. Requirements include, for example, that the certification body is accredited by the relevant national accreditation body, which in turn...
This document describes the endorsement and mutual recognition process and refers to PEFC Standards and Guidelines. Procedures for the endorsement and mutual recognition of new, reviewed, revised and/or amended systems are described. The endorsement of a system means that the members of the PEFC...
Nomination for Election of the PEFC Council Chairman, Vice Chairmen and Members of the Board of Directors (GL 3/2010)
The objective of these guidelines is to describe the rules and procedures for nominations and election of the Chairman, Vice Chairmen and members of the Board of Directors.
Describes the responsibilities and actions of PEFC Council and PEFC National Governing Bodies for the investigation and resolution of complaints and appeals.
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