PEFC chain of custody certification enables you to demonstrate your sustainable sourcing of forest and tree based products to your customers. It also provides you with a variety of advantages that help the environment, people, and your business, such as access to new markets and compliance with legislation.
Alongside the many advantages PEFC certification brings to your company, it also entitles you to a variety of practical tools, materials and services from PEFC, both nationally and internationally. From entry to our online database of certified companies, to easy creation of your PEFC labels through the Label Generator, we are always on hand to ensure you get the best service.
Access to the PEFC Label Generator
As a PEFC chain of custody certified company, you have access to the PEFC Label Generator – our online tool that enables you to create PEFC labels quickly and easily. By using the Label Generator, you can customize the label to suit your needs, while being assured that the label remains in line with our graphic requirements.
What can you customize?
The Label Generator can produce labels in over 30 languages, with more languages added all the time. To help you get your message across even better, you can change the first part of the label claim to mention the product that is certified, for example, “This product is…” can become “This paper is…” – leaving your customers in no doubt. Every label you download is provided in EPS, PDF and PNG format, covering all potential uses of the label – from printing on packaging, to posting on your website.
You can produce your labels in three colours: PEFC green, black and white. You can also choose to have the label in landscape or portrait, and remove the border if required. Alongside the PEFC certified and PEFC recycled labels, you can also download the PEFC off-product label for promotional uses. And best of all, all labels will automatically have your unique trademarks license number.
To access the Label Generator, you need to have a valid PEFC trademarks usage licence – if you do not have one yet, please contact your national PEFC member or PEFC International for more information. In most cases, this licence is free. If you already have a licence, but have not yet received login details for the Label Generator, then please contact your national PEFC member or PEFC International.
The next generation Label Generator
From April 2020, a new version of the PEFC Label Generator will be available to companies certified against the 2020 version of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002). This next generation Label Generator will produce labels in line to the 2020 version of the PEFC Trademarks standard (PEFC ST 2001).
Find out more about how the 2020 standards affect your certification.
Findable on the PEFC International website
All PEFC chain of custody certified companies can be found on the ‘Find certified’ section of our website. This is our online database that enables companies, organizations and individuals from around the world to search for PEFC-certified entities.