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PEFC Standards Revision: Social Requirements in PEFC Chain of Custody (7 July 2010)

This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised social requirement for PEFC Chain of Custody certification

The requirements would oblige PEFC-certified organizations to demonstrate that they:

  • ensure workers' freedom of associations and rights for collective bargaining
  • prohibit the use of forced labour covering the organization
  • ensure minimum age for workers
  • ensure equal employment that covers recruitment, promotion, division of work and dismissal, and
  • ensure occupational health and safety, including its documentation and reporting.

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Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 19,800

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