PEFC Chain-of-Custody

Certification for Wood and Paper Products

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If you are seeking to assure your customers that your wood and paper products meet the Chain-of-Custody (CoC) requirements of the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) program, SCS can help.


SCS offers Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification to the PEFC standard as well as triple certification to the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standard and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) standard. A leader in third party certification for nearly three decades, SCS is well-positioned to address your certification needs every step of the way. Our dedicated professional staff will guide you through the CoC certification process with fast and reliable service.

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PEFC CoC certification is available to all companies that process or sell forest products, including sawmills, secondary manufacturers, brokers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, printers, and paper merchants. This certification verifies use of input materials from FSC-certified forests and recycled sources.

We also offer triple Chain of Custody certification with FSC and SFI.

Complementary Services

PEFC Chain of Custody certification audits can be conducted concurrently with FSC and SFI Chain of Custody audits, enabling you to get even more value from your certification efforts.

Woody biomass producers may also wish to combine PEFC Chain of Custody audits with Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) audits to reduce overall audit time and expense.

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