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  • Getting started with Chain of custody certification for forest products, 3rd ed

  • Exova BM TRADA

  • Exova BM TRADA
  • January 2018
  • 978-1-909594-692
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Getting started with
Chain of custody certification for forest products
3rd edition

The ability to prove that a product has been derived from a well-managed source is now a key factor in the specification of forest products such as timber and paper.

Chain of custody certification for forest products will help you to get started with the process by explaining what it is, how you can begin to implement it in your organisation and who can support you along the way.

It focuses on the unbroken path which timber and paper products take from the forest to the consumer, including all stages of processing, manufacturing, transportation and distribution.

The third edition of this concise guide includes updated information and process charts relating to chain of custody standards, including important changes to controlled wood and controlled sources. It summarises the essential points to consider when implementing best practice in your organisation.

Topics include:

• Forest management
• Using trademarks and labels
• Chain of custody
• Outsourcing
• FSC and PEFC – areas of difference
• Multi-site and group certification
• Critical control points
• The audit process
• Controlled Wood and Controlled Sources

Getting started with is a series of publications to help those starting out on the route to improve management and manufacturing processes, and to comply with regulatory requirements. Prepared by experts from across Exova BM TRADA, the series includes guides to certification and best practice process management.
Getting started with Chain of custody certification for forest products 3rd edition The ability to prove that a product has been derived from a well-managed source is now a key factor in the specification of forest products such as timber and paper. Chain of custody certification for forest products will help you to get started with the process by explaining what it is, how you can begin to ...
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Contents

Introduction
Key players and influencers
Forest management certification
Chain of custody certification
Chain of custody certification: getting started
FSC and PEFC: areas of difference
Critical control points
Control systems
FSC Controlled Wood and PEFC Controlled Sources
Use of trademarks and labels
Outsourcing
Multi-site/group certification
Audit process
Further reading
Appendix: terms and definitions
Contents Introduction Key players and influencers Forest management certification Chain of custody certification Chain of custody certification: getting started FSC and PEFC: areas of difference Critical control points Control systems FSC Controlled Wood and PEFC Controlled Sources Use of trademarks and labels Outsourcing Multi-site/group certification Audit process ...
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