Wood Scheme Certification (FSC® & PEFC)


Forests are crucial to the maintaining our planet’s environmental equilibrium. Companies using wood products, such as paper, furniture and timber, must demonstrate a commitment to sustainable sourcing of products, services and suppliers.

Preserving forests is an environmental must: trees absorb CO2, reduce flooding, minimize soil erosion and provide crucial, biodiverse habitats for innumerable species. Preventing deforestation by adopting responsible timber sourcing practices is key to preserving land, wildlife and the water cycle.

By certifying your supply chain and production processes, you can send a powerful message about your commitment to sustainable forestry product sourcing. Bureau Veritas provides independent third-party certification to several dedicated forest and timber standards. The process helps you achieve legal compliance, mitigate risk, and contribute to global efforts to protect forests.

Certification to a range of standards, including Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC®) , OLB and BV Due Diligence System (BV-DDS), helps companies prove their due diligence on sustainable forestry practices for forest and timber products and provide proof of enhanced transparency method.    

Forests play a crucial role for the global environment, population and economy. Besides alleviating the effects of climate change and natural disasters, they represent some of the richest biological areas on Earth. They also provide food, renewable raw materials for many of our products, and livelihoods for millions of people.

Bureau Veritas Certification (M) Sdn Bhd is recognized as accredited Certification Body that offer Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Chain of Custody since 15 December 2014. Bureau Veritas Certification (M) Sdn Bhd PEFC CoC accreditation status and scope can be verified here

Our PEFC CoC accreditation scope and standard are covering as follows:

  • PEFC ST 2002:2013 - Chain of Custody of Forest Based Products – Requirements

Please find the specific documents designed by Bureau Veritas Certification for PEFC CoC certification schemes:

PEFC CoC GP01 Description of Certification Process

PEFC CoC SF05 Specific Terms and Conditions for Certification Services


Bureau Veritas makes it a priority to address all complaints thoroughly and promptly. Alternatively, you can submit complaints directly to Bureau Veritas Certification via an easy-to-use online form or by e-mail. We have a special process for handling certification decision appeals and information requests.

PEFC CoC Customer Appeal and Complaint


For details information related to PEFC CoC certification documents, specific procedures and latest updates related to PEFC CoC certification scheme; these information can be obtained through PEFC website


As an accredited Certification Body with in depth knowledge of PEFC CoC certification and sufficient pool of resources, we have certify numbers of clients which have demonstrated compliance towards PEFC CoC certification. The awarded certificate from Bureau Veritas Certification (M) Sdn Bhd is a symbol of your company’s commitment to sustainable activities recognized throughout the world.

List of our PEFC CoC certified clients and their certification status can be found here