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Endorsement and Mutual Recognition of National Systems and their Revision (PEFC GD 1007:2017)

This procedural document describes the requirements for the endorsement and mutual recognition process of new, reviewed, revised and/or amended national forest certification systems.

It covers the steps of the assessment process that every national system must go through in order to achieve PEFC endorsement. It also sets the framework for the endorsement decision-making process, providing fairness and equity for all applicants.

PEFC GD 1007:2017 was issued on 20 October 2017 and replaced PEFC GD 1007:2012 as of 1 November 2017.

More information:

Endorsement and Mutual Recognition of National Systems and their Revision (PEFC GD 1007:2017) (1.00 MB)

PEFC Standard and System Requirement Checklist (387.00 kB)