Policy paper

Criteria for evaluating forest certification schemes (Category A evidence)

The forest certification schemes approved as 'Category A evidence' are reviewed regularly. This framework sets out how we review the schemes to check for compliance.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Criteria for Evaluating Forest Certification Schemes (Category A evidence)

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This document sets out the criteria developed to evaluate the forest certification schemes.

There are a number of different timber certification schemes available. This framework sets out how to assess which schemes provide evidence that its contract requirements for legal and sustainable timber sources are being met.

Published 20 October 2014