Technical documentation

Technical documentation

COVID-19: Chain of custody auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 10 March 2020

Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

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Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

COVID-19: SFM auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 April 2020

Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

PEFC Chain of Custody Pool of Experts Programme Guidelines

Guidance document

Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

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Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

Training Recognition Programme Guidelines (Draft)

Guidance document

Date of implementation 13 October 2020

The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

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The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

Chain of Custody of Forest-Based Products – Guidance for Use, PEFC GD 2001

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 May 2017

This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002), excluding clause 9 Social, health and safety requirements in chain of custody.

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This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002), excluding clause 9 Social, health and safety requirements in chain of custody.

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