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Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
PEFC Chain of Custody Certification

GICIA is fully authorized and equipped also to provide PEFC Chain of Custody certification as approved by SCS and already accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to provide PEFC Chain of Custody certification globally.

This certification is covered under the PEFC Technical Document-Annexure 4 standard which specifies the requirements, the organization must meet, if its declarations and / or labels referring to the origin of raw material used in the products sold / transferred, is to be recognized as credible and reliable internationally. This standard also specifies the minimum management system requirements for the implementation and management of the Chain of Custody process.

PEFC Chain of Custody certification enables companies to send a clear and transparent message that wood and non-timber forest products have been sourced from legal and sustainably managed forests thus offering access to markets demanding eco-friendly products and market advantage in relation to companies with uncertified products. It enhances brand value with due respect to the environmental, economic and social standards.
Several reputed printers paper merchants,traders and converters have already obtained PEFC Chain of Custody certification together with FSC Chain of Custody certification, as a dual certification, to maintain, project and expand their business boundaries internationally.



Contact Person
Maj Gen P K Janmeja
Mobile No.- (+91) 9818241205
Office: +91 (120) 6500162
Email: pkj@gicia.org