Certification bodies


Become a Responsible Wood notified CB

Are you a certification body looking to offer Responsible Wood certification to forest owners and/or companies in the supply chain? Discover our step-by-step guide to gaining your Responsible Wood notification.

Find Certification Bodies

Certification of compliance with the Standards is carried out by independent third-parties known as accredited certification bodies. Responsible Wood has provided a list of accredited certification bodies endorsed to perform audits against the Responsible Wood standards.

Certification body training

To carry out Responsible Wood and / or PEFC chain of custody certification according to AS 4707:2014 or PEFC ST 2003:2020, auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers must attend a PEFC recognized training. Discover the options.

The Responsible Wood and PEFC standards

Discover the actions that you as a certification body need to take in order to offer certification for the Responsible Wood and PEFC standards.

Responsible Wood organized training

We organize various trainings throughout the year. These trainings are carried out by recognized PEFC International Technical Experts.

Certification body training recognition

Get PEFC recognition of your internal training programme through the PEFC Training Recognition Programme.
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Get certified

Whether you're a forest owner or company within the forest supply chain, get Responsible Wood and PEFC certified and help protect the world's forests.

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Find certified

Find certified Responsible Wood timber, paper and wood products. Verify that a company is Responsible Wood certified. Search for Responsible Wood certified companies and products.

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Become a member

Demonstrate your commitment and activate your support to forests by becoming a Responsible Wood stakeholder member.

Contribute to our standards

Contribute to Our Standards

From giving feedback through an online public consultation, to helping drive the development of a standard by joining a working group, you can help us to ensure our standards meet your expectations.