Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Acceptance of PEFC members, GD 1002

Procedural document

Date of implementation 20 August 2019

The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

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The requirements and procedures for accepting PEFC National and International Stakeholder members.

Nomination and Election Procedures for the PEFC Council Board, PEFC GD 1009

Procedural document

Date of implementation 5 October 2018

These guidelines describe the rules and procedures for nominations and election of the Chairman, two Vice Chairs and members of the Board of Directors. This guide is an editorially reviewed and updated re-issuance of guideline GL3/2010, which it replaced as of 5 October 2018.

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These guidelines describe the rules and procedures for nominations and election of the Chairman, two Vice Chairs and members of the Board of Directors. This guide is an editorially reviewed and updated re-issuance of guideline GL3/2010, which it replaced as of 5 October 2018.

Endorsement of National Systems, PEFC GD 1007

Procedural document

Date of implementation 6 October 2017

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.

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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.

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002

International standard

Date of implementation 7 December 2015

This standard lays out the requirements for Chain of Custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC Chain of Custody certificate.

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This standard lays out the requirements for Chain of Custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC Chain of Custody certificate.

Certification Body Requirements – Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2003

International standard

Date of implementation 20 November 2014

This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. It was developed by a joint working group of PEFC and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), and became effective as of 16 July 2012.

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This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. It was developed by a joint working group of PEFC and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), and became effective as of 16 July 2012.

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