Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Geographical scope of PEFC notification by the PEFC Council

Technical document

The list of countries where the notification for PEFC certification can be obtained from the national PEFC authorized body. This document was last updated 18 February 2019.

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The list of countries where the notification for PEFC certification can be obtained from the national PEFC authorized body. This document was last updated 18 February 2019.

Terms of Reference of the PEFC Working Group “Certification Body Requirements - Chain of Custody”

Standards development

The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the revision of PEFC’s requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2003).

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The terms of reference for the Working Group responsible for the revision of PEFC’s requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2003).

Indian assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Indian national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 27 February 2019.

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Assessment report of the Indian national forest certification system, by TJConsulting. The system was endorsed by PEFC on 27 February 2019.

Sustainable Forest Management, PEFC ST 1003

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 28 November 2018

This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

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This benchmark lays out the international requirements for sustainable forest management. Developed by a working group with representation of all relevant stakeholders, it describes the criteria and indicators we believe are vital for the sustainable management of a forest. Every national forest management standard must address these requirements to achieve PEFC endorsement.

Group Forest Management Certification, PEFC ST 1002

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 28 November 2018

This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

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This benchmark defines the general requirements for national forest certification systems with group forest management certification. Stakeholders use this benchmark when they develop their national group certification requirements. It covers aspects such as the minimum requirements for internal monitoring and auditing within a certified group – a vital process if group certification is to be effective.

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