PEFC Chain of Custody Standard
(ST 2002:2020 Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree-Based Products - Requirements)
The latest version of the PEFC Chain of Custody Standard, PEFC ST 2002:2020, became mandatory to follow from 14 August 2022. As of this date, all Preferred by Nature audits are conducted against this Standard.
Note: PEFC has published guidance providing important interpretation of the new Standard.
See the PEFC CoC Guidance of Forest and Tree Based products here.
You can also access the PEFC Trademark Rules requirements here.
PEFC Chain of Custody and Forest and Tree based products Guidance use
(PEFC GD 2001:2022 Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree-Based Products – Guidance for use)
This guidance document explains, clarifies, and interprets PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree-Based Products – Requirements and related standards.
PEFC Trademarks Rules – Requirements
This document covers the requirements for users of the PEFC trademarks to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading usage of the PEFC logo, the PEFC initials, related claims and/or declarations.