Sustainable Forest Management (PEFC ST 1003:2010)
Covers requirements for forest management standards applicable to all types of forests.
The interpretation of the requirements for various types of forests or geographical zones is included as an appendix to this document. The interpretation for forest plantations is included in Appendix 1 to this document. The requirements laid out in this document must be reflected in the forest management standards submitted for PEFC endorsement. They constitute requirements for owners or managers applying for forest certification, as well as contractors and other operators operating in certified forests.
Together with PEFC ST 1002:2010 this document replaced Annex 3 of the PEFC Council Technical Document (Basis for certification schemes and their implementation).
This standard entered into force on 12th May 2011.
Sign up for Newsletters
- PEFC Training Further Strengthens Assessment Process
- Japanese Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation
- Belarusian Forest Certification System Open for Public Consultation
- Australian and Portuguese National Systems Achieve PEFC Re-endorsement
- Public Consultation on Guidance on Social Requirements in Chain of Custody Certification