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1 October 2021

Call for nominations: Certification Body Requirements for Sustainable Forest Management Certification Working Group

CB SFM Requirements

PEFC is looking for candidates from the conformity assessment community, civil society, and customers and consumers to complete the Certification Body Requirements for Sustainable Forest Management Certification Working Group.

9 April 2021

European accreditation bodies ready to offer accreditation for the 2020 chain of custody standards

Chain of Custody

This decision enables certification bodies to update their accreditation and clears the way for thousands of PEFC-certified companies worldwide to transition to the 2020 chain of custody standards.

25 March 2020

COVID-19: PEFC extends transition period for 2020 standards

Chain of Custody

This extension gives certified entities and certification bodies an additional six months to align their procedures with the requirements of our three revised standards.

Key standards at a glance

Sustainable Forest Management

Sustainable Forest Management

The revised PEFC Sustainable Forest Management benchmark standard was approved 14 November 2018.

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Chain of Custody

Chain of Custody

The revised Chain of Custody standard was approved 17 January 2020. It entered into force 14 February 2020.

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Group Certification

Group Certification

The revised PEFC Group Certification benchmark standard was approved 14 November 2018. 

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