Certification and accreditation bodies

Certification bodies and accreditation bodies can use the PEFC off-product label to promote their services.

Certification and accreditation bodies

Certification bodies

Certification bodies can use the PEFC off-product label to promote that they offer certification for PEFC forest management and/or PEFC chain of custody.

To help you with your communications, you will have access to the following label messages:

  • Promoting Sustainable Forest Management
  • [Certification body name] is accredited for PEFC forest management certification
  • [Certification body name] is accredited for PEFC chain of custody certification
  • [Certification body name] is accredited for PEFC forest management and chain of custody certification 

You can also use these messages without the label, under the same requirements as the label. When using them, you must either have the PEFC label close to the message, or put your trademarks licence number next to the message.

Accreditation bodies

Accreditation bodies can use the PEFC off-product label to highlight that they can provide PEFC forest management and/or PEFC chain of custody accreditation.

To help you with your communications, you will have access to the following label messages:

  • Promoting Sustainable Forest Management
  • [Accreditation Body name] provides PEFC forest management accreditation
  • [Accreditation Body name] provides PEFC chain of custody accreditation
  • [Accreditation Body name] provides PEFC forest management and chain of custody accreditation

You can also use these messages without the label, under the same requirements as the label. When using them, you must either have the PEFC label close to the message, or put your trademarks licence number next to the message.

How to access the off-product label

You can create off-product labels using the PEFC Label Generator. Your account will automatically give you the label messages suitable for your business.

To get access to the Label Generator you need to get a PEFC trademarks usage licence by signing a PEFC trademarks usage contract. If you already have a trademarks usage licence, you may need to sign a new contract, or accept an amendment to your current contract. But don’t worry, your PEFC trademarks licence number won’t change. 

To get access to the Label Generator you need to sign a PEFC trademarks usage contract. Please contact the PEFC national member in your country for more information and to request the contract.

Keep In touch

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER