Public consultation on PEFC ST 1003:201X, Enquiry Draft, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements

PEFC ST 1003:201X, Enquiry Draft, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements

7. Support

7. Support

7.1 Resources

 

7.1.1 The standard requires that the organisation shall determine and provide the resources needed for the establishment, implementation, maintenance and continual improvement of the sustainable forest management system.

7.2 Competence

7.2.1     The standard requires that forest managers, contractors, employees and forest owners shall be provided with sufficient information and required to keep up-to-date through continuous training in relation to sustainable forest management as a precondition for all management planning and practices described in this standard.

7.3 Communication

7.3.1     The standard requires that effective communication and consultation with local communities, indigenous peoples and other stakeholders relating to sustainable forest management shall be provided.

7.3.2     The standard requires that appropriate mechanisms are in place for resolving complaints and disputes relating to forest management operations, land use rights and work conditions.

7.4 Documented Information

7.4.1     The standard requires that the organisation’s sustainable forest management system shall include documented information required by this international benchmark and determined by the organisation as being necessary for the effectiveness of the sustainable forest management system.

7.4.2     The standard requires that the documented information is relevant and updated appropriate to the activities of the organisation.