Unlocking PEFC chain of custody for the furniture industry

In-depth PEFC chain of custody training for companies who trade, source and sell wood and wooden furniture. 

 

Unlocking PEFC chain of custody for the furniture industry

10 January 2022 Training

Welcome to "Unlocking PEFC chain of custody certification for the furniture industry", a training designed specifically for actors in the wooden furniture supply chain, from manufacturers and traders to retailers.

Are you thinking about gaining PEFC certification for your business, but are not sure what this involves? Are you already certified, but would like to learn more about PEFC? Then we invite you to browse the modules below and watch the recordings.

The training is broken down into the nine following modules. Each of them is 6-26 minutes long.

Module 1: Introduction to PEFC

Module 2: Management system requirements

Module 3: Identification of inputs and declaration of outputs

Module 4: Due Diligence System (DDS)

Module 5.1: Chain of custody methods - Physical separation method

Module 5.2: Chain of custody methods - Percentage and credit method

Module 6: Multi-site certification

Module 7: Trademarks rules and requirements, labelling and database

Module 8: How to get PEFC certified

Module 9: Forests are Home awareness campaign         

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Instructors

  • Fabienne Sinclair, Head of Marketing - Module 1
  • Linda Matole, PEFC Chain of Custody Requirements Expert - Module 2-6 and 8
  • Lise Favre, PEFC Trademarks and Labels Requirements Expert - Module 7
  • Huong Thai Maggi, Market Engagement - Module 9

Related documents

  1. PEFC ST 2002:2020 – Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products – Requirements 
  2. PEFC ST 2001:2020 - Trademarks Rules - Requirements

Module 1 I Introduction to PEFC

  • What is PEFC? What does PEFC do? How does PEFC do it? 
  • What makes PEFC unique? 
  • Global statistics
  • Benefits of PEFC forest certification

Module 1: Introduction to PEFC 11.86 MB

Module 2 I Management system requirements

  • What is PEFC chain of custody and why it is important
  • The requirements that your company must meet to ensure correct implementation and maintenance of the PEFC chain of custody process

Module 2: Management system requirements 698.29 KB

Module 3 I Identification of inputs and declaration of outputs

  • Information you need to obtain from your suppliers regarding the incoming materials or product 
  • The PEFC claims – what are they?
  • How do materials flow through the chain of custody process?

Module 3: Identification of inputs and declaration of outputs 881.70 KB

Module 4 I Due Diligence System (DDS)

  • The 5 elements of DDS: access to information, risk assessment, substantiated concerns, management of significant risk supplies, no placement on the market

Module 4: Due diligence system (DDS) 955.87 KB

Module 5.1 I Chain of custody methods - Physical separation method

Module 5.1: Chain of custody methods - Physical separation method 708.47 KB

Module 5.2 I Chain of custody methods - Percentage and credit method

Module 5.2: Chain of custody methods - Percentage and credit method 708.83 KB

Module 6 I Multi-site certification

  • What is multi-site certification? Who is it for? How does it work? 
  • How can your company obtain multi-site certification?

Module 6: Multi-site Certification 582.74 KB

Module 7 I Trademarks rules and requirements, labelling and database

  • The scope of the PEFC trademarks, usage requirements, technical requirements, graphic requirements
  • The meaning behind the PEFC labels and what your company needs to do to use them

Module 7: Trademarks rules and requirements, labelling and database 3.56 MB

Module 8 I How to get PEFC certified

Module 8: How to get PEFC certified 429.84 KB

Module 9 I Forests are Home awareness campaign

  • Why this campaign? What’s in it for companies? How can you participate?

Module 9: Forests are Home awareness campaign 1.95 MB

Forest are Home

PEFC conducted this training as part of our ongoing #ForestsareHome campaign. When furniture manufacturers choose certified wood, when retailers choose certified sources, when customers choose certified furniture, we all help safeguard the world's forests and their ecosystems, and contribute to healthy local communities, local workers, and the local economy.

No matter where you are in the furniture supply chain, PEFC certification can help you make this choice. If you source and sell PEFC certified furniture products, join us today!

Join Forests are Home

There are many ways you can make a difference. Get started here!

Keep in touch

Subscribe to our newsletter