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Global public consultations are an integral part of PEFC's processes. A sixty day global public consultation applies to all assessments of national certification systems.

National Certification Systems

2016

CERTFOR Chile System
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 12 August 2016
Submitted for assessment 30 September 2015
Consultation period 19 Nov 2015 - 18 January 2016
Documentation Download
Assessor GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd
Further information System documentation

SFI Program 2015-2019
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 12 August 2016
Submitted for assessment 30 September 2015
Consultation period 04 Nov 2015 - 03 January 2016
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

SGEC Certification Scheme
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 3 June 2016
Submitted for assessment 27 March 2015
Consultation period 12 May - 13 July 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor TJConsulting
Further information System documentation

Malaysian Criteria & Indicators for Forest Plantations
The standard was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 June 2016
Submitted for assessment 09 February 2015
Consultation period 19 February - 20 April 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

German Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 June 2016
Submitted for assessment 10 February 2015
Consultation period 18 February - 20 April 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

Russian National Voluntary Forest Certification System
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 16 February 2016
Submitted for assessment 31 January 2014
Consultation period 05 March - 03 May 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

Norwegian PEFC Forest Certification System for Sustainable Forestry
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 14 January 2016
Submitted for assessment 24 February 2015
Consultation period 04 March - 04 May 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Slovak Forest Certification System
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 14 January 2016
Submitted for assessment 20 January 2015
Consultation period 18 February - 20 April 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor Ackermann Consulting & Knoell Consulting
Further information System documentation

2015

Polish Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 December 2015
Submitted for assessment 30 May 2014
Consultation period 15 July - 15 September 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Estonian Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 December 2015
Submitted for assessment 31 March 2014
Consultation period 13 May - 12 July 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd
Further information System documentation

Finnish PEFC Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 17 August 2015
Submitted for assessment 05 November 2014
Consultation period 01 December 2014 - 02 February 2015
Documentation Download
Assessor ForestSense
Further information System documentation

Portuguese Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 24 April 2015
Submitted for assessment 25 July 2014
Consultation period 30 July - 29 September 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor TJConsulting
Further information System documentation

Australian Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 24 April 2015
Submitted for assessment 21 July 2014
Consultation period 28 July - 29 September 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

2014

PAFC Gabonese Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 12 November 2014
Submitted for assessment 19 July 2013
Consultation period 13 August - 12 October 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor Jörn Ackermann
Further information System documentation

IFCC Forest Certification Scheme
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 1 October 2014
Submitted for assessment 08 November 2013
Consultation period 03 December 2013 - 01 February 2014
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Argentine Forest Certification System
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 18 August 2013
Consultation period 27 August - 26 October 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor Jörn Ackermann
Further information System documentation

Luxembourg Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 13 August 2013
Consultation period 19 August - 19 October 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor ForestSense
Further information System documentation

Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 05 August 2013
Consultation period 13 August - 12 October 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor TJ Consulting
Further information System documentation

Spanish Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 13 May 2013
Consultation period 03 June - 02 August 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

PEFC Switzerland System
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 26 March 2013
Consultation period 03 June - 02 August 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor TJ Consulting
Further information System documentation

Slovenian Forest Certification Scheme
The system was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2014
Submitted for assessment 20 December 2012
Consultation period 14 May - 13 July 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor GreenWoodGlobal Consulting
Further information System documentation

Chinese Forest Certification Scheme
The system was endorsed by PEFC on 5 February 2014
Submitted for assessment 14 September 2012
Consultation period 21 December 2012 - 19 February 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

2013

American Tree Farm System
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 23 December 2013
Submitted for assessment 07 January 2013
Consultation period 14 May - 13 July 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor ITS Global
Further information System documentation

Belgian Forest Certification Scheme
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 13 November 2013
Submitted for assessment 03 July 2012
Consultation period 08 January - 15 March 2013
Documentation Download
Assessor Jörn Ackermann
Further information System documentation

United Kingdom Forest Certification Scheme
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 July 2013
Submitted for assessment 11 May 2012
Consultation period 27 June - 02 September 2012
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Danish PEFC Certification Scheme for SFM
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 22 May 2013
Submitted for assessment 02 May 2012
Consultation period 08 June - 07 August 2012
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

2012

PEFC Certification Scheme Netherlands
The scheme was endorsed by PEFC on 21 December 2012
Submitted for assessment 11 January 2012
Consultation period 28 March - 01 June 2012
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations)
The scheme was endorsed by PEFC on 19 July 2012
Submitted for assessment 08 January 2010
Consultation period 17 August - 17 October 2010
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System Documentation

Czech Forest Certification System
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 25 April 2012
Submitted for assessment 10 May 2011
Consultation period 30 August - 28 October 2011
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

2011

French Forest Certification Scheme
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 23 December 2011
Submitted for assessment 10 May 2011
Consultation period 30 August - 28 October 2011
Documentation Download
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

PEFC Ireland Certification Scheme for Sustainable Forest Management
The scheme was endorsed by PEFC on 23 December 2011
Submitted for assessment 04 January 2011
Consultation period 25 July - 22 September 2011
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Swedish PEFC System
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 November 2011
Submitted for assessment 23 February 2011
Consultation period 21 June - 20 August 2011
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

Austrian Forest Certification Scheme
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 November 2011
Submitted for assessment 23 December 2010
Consultation period 20 May - 18 July 2011
Documentation Download
Assessor Form international
Further information System documentation

SFI Program
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 3 November 2011
Submitted for assessment 28 April 2010
Consultation period 04 August - 06 October 2010
Documentation Download
Assessor Systain Consulting
Further information System documentation

Uruguayan Forest Certification Scheme
The scheme was endorsed by PEFC on 29 June 2011
Submitted for assessment 11 January 2010
Consultation period 26 July - 26 September 2010
Documentation Download
Assessor ITS Global
Further information System documentation

CSA Sustainable Forest Management Standard
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 29 June 2011
Submitted for assessment 19 February 2010
Consultation period 01 October - 01 December 2010
Documentation Download
Assessor Systain Consulting
Further information System Documentation

Latvia PEFC Certification Scheme
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 14 March 2011
Submitted for assessment 24 June 2010
Consultation period 13 October - 12 December 2010
Documentation Download
Assessor Systain Consulting
Further information System documentation

CERFLOR Brazilian Forest Certification Program
The scheme was re-endorsed by PEFC on 14 March 2011
Submitted for assessment 15 January 2010
Consultation period 31 August - 30 October 2010
Documentation Annexes 1 to 10
Annexes 11 to 12.1
Annex 12.2
Annexes 13 to 20
Annexes 21 to 32
Assessor Indufor Oy
Further information System documentation

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Forests area: 300 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 18,600

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