Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC EUDR Due Diligence System, PEFC ST 2002-1:2024

International standard

Date of implementation 20 July 2024

This standard describes the steps that PEFC chain of custody certified organisations may follow to implement a Due Diligence System towards demonstrating EUDR compliance using the PEFC scheme and issue PEFC-EUDR claims. This document is a module standard, to be implemented on a voluntary basis, at the global level, by any organisation applying for or holding a PEFC recognised chain of custody certificate.

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This standard describes the steps that PEFC chain of custody certified organisations may follow to implement a Due Diligence System towards demonstrating EUDR compliance using the PEFC scheme and issue PEFC-EUDR claims. This document is a module standard, to be implemented on a voluntary basis, at the global level, by any organisation applying for or holding a PEFC recognised chain of custody certificate.

Requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against PEFC Endorsed Forest Management Standards, PEFC ST 1004

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 12 July 2024

This standard lays out the PEFC international benchmark requirements for certification bodies operating sustainable forest management certification. It defines the minimum international requirements for certification bodies to be adopted by PEFC endorsed forest certification systems and indicates the specific benchmark requirements that shall be further developed by PEFC endorsed forest certification systems.

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This standard lays out the PEFC international benchmark requirements for certification bodies operating sustainable forest management certification. It defines the minimum international requirements for certification bodies to be adopted by PEFC endorsed forest certification systems and indicates the specific benchmark requirements that shall be further developed by PEFC endorsed forest certification systems.

French assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the French national forest certification system, by Indufor Oy.

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Assessment report of the French national forest certification system, by Indufor Oy.

Korean assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Korean national forest certification system, by Form international.

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Assessment report of the Korean national forest certification system, by Form international.

Accepted abbreviation and translations of the PEFC International chain of custody claims

Technical document

While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

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While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.

COVID-19

See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

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Marta Martínez Pardo

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