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Current Consultations

Global public consultations are an integral part of PEFC's processes. We invite feedback on enquiry drafts of all our technical documentation during a sixty day  consultation. A sixty day global public consultation also applies to all assessments of national certification systems.

PEFC International Technical Documentation

Enquiry drafts listed below are currently subject to global public consultation as part of the documentation development requirements process. All interested stakeholders are invited to submit comments directly to PEFC.

Chain of Custody of Forest Based Products – Social Requirements - Guidance for Use
Description Provides tools and information for users of the PEFC Chain of Custody Standard clause 9: Social, health and safety requirements in chain of custody.

Consulation period
Documents
Further information
12 March to 13 April 2015
PEFC GD 2002:201x
Online Consultation Tool

Current Assessments of National Certification Schemes

The following systems are currently under assessment by PEFC Council. Part of this assessment consists of a sixty day global public consultation during which period all interested stakeholders are invited to submit comments directly to PEFC.

Norwegian PEFC Forest Certification System for Sustainable Forestry
Consultation period Ongoing (04 March - 04 May 2015)
Submitted for assessment 24 February 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor To be confirmed
Further information Participate in the consultation!

Malaysian Criteria & Indicators for Forest Plantations
Consultation period Ongoing (19 February - 20 April 2015)
Submitted for assessment 9 February 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor To be confirmed
Further information Participate in the consultation!

German Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Ongoing (18 February - 20 April 2015)
Submitted for assessment 10 February 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor To be confirmed
Further information Participate in the consultation!

Slovak Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Ongoing (18 February - 20 April 2015)
Submitted for assessment 20 January 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor To be confirmed
Further information Participate in the consultation!

Finnish Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Completed (01 December 2014 - 02 February 2015)
Submitted for assessment 05 November 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor ForestSense
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

Portuguese Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Completed (30 July - 29 September 2014)
Submitted for assessment 25 July 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor TJConsulting
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

Australian Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Completed (28 July - 29 September 2014)
Submitted for assessment 21 July 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

Polish Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Completed (15 July - 15 September 2014)
Submitted for assessment 30 May 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor FORM International
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

Estonian Forest Certification Scheme
Consultation period Completed (13 May - 12 July 2014)
Submitted for assessment 31 March 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

Russian National Voluntary Forest Certification System
Consultation period Completed (05 March - 03 May 2014)
Submitted for assessment 31 January 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information Endorsement process ongoing

 
 

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Forests area: 263 million ha
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