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PEFC

LOGO USAGE TOOLKIT


Introduction
The PEFC logo and labels are globally trusted Purpose of this Toolkit Using the logo and label enables companies and forest
marks, assisting businesses, consumers, forest owners to:
You are only permitted to use the logo and label if you have
• demonstrate commitment to sustainable development
owners and managers, and other stakeholders in obtained a logo license. This document and PEFC’s Logo
and corporate social responsibility
identifying and promoting merchandise and goods Usage Rules - Requirements (PEFC ST 2001:2008) explain
• attract environmentally and socially-minded customers
from forests that are managed sustainably. how to remain in accordance with the requirements.
and consumers
The demand for PEFC certification has constantly It is of fundamental importance for PEFC to protect its • help generate demand for products from PEFC-certified
trademark and ensure that the logo and label are used forests
increased over the past years, with the potential that
accurately and verifiably, and that any claims associated • highlight engagement in sustainable forest management
forests can play in tackling societal challenges such
with it are relevant and non-misleading. The correct use
as climate change gaining relevance with the public of the logo on products and associated documentation
at large. Today, PEFC is the world’s largest certifica- and in any communication is essential in protecting
tion organization with over 220 million hectares of PEFC’s credibility.

certified forests – an area equivalent to the size of The PEFC Logo Use Toolkit is designed to assist logo
users in applying the logo and labels consistently in
the whole of Mexico, or France, Germany, Italy and
terms of design and layout, and in line with PEFC’s
the UK combined.
technical requirements and branding.

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contents
Section A: Section B: Section C:
General Logo and Label Use Requirements Alternative Label and Design Options Label Creation AND File Identification

This section contains all relevant information needed to To ensure appropriate flexibility in the application of the All label files are available in EPS, JPEG and GIF
use the PEFC logo and labels correctly. It allows you to label while at the same time ensuring a consistent look formats. It is highly recommended to use the EPS file for
identify to which Logo User Group (Chapter 1) you be- and feel, this section provides a defined set of labelling label creation to ensure full consistency with the Toolkit.
long and the corresponding Logo Use Options (Chapter options for the PEFC Certified (Chapter 7), PEFC Cer- This section provides additional information if the JPEG
2) available to you. The PEFC Logo and Label Elements tified and Recycled (Chapter 8), and Promoting PEFC or GIF files are utilised and assists in locating the
and the PEFC Standard Labels are explained in detail in Certification (Chapter 9) labels. correct file.
Chapters 3 & 4. The Chapter on Design Specifications
aims at ensuring that the PEFC logo and label are used B.1. PEFC Certified LABEL 14 C.1. File Specifications 18
correctly and consistently, and to avoid commonly encoun- B.2. PEFC Certified and Recycled LABEL 15 C.2. File Identification 19
tered infringements (Chapter 6). Official translations are
B.3. Promoting PEFC Certification LABEL 16
availabe for use of the PEFC logo and label in languages
other than English.

A.1. Logo User Group 5


Appendix: Examples of Label Applications
A.2. Logo Use Options 6
A.3. PEFC Logo and Label Elements 7
A.4. PEFC Standard Labels 8 Numerous examples provide ideas on how the PEFC
A.5. Design Specifications 10 logo and labels can be used on a variety of products.
A.6. Infringements 11
A.7. OFFICIAL TRANSLATIONS 12

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SECTION A:
GENERAL LOGO
AND LABEL USE
REQUIREMENTS
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A.1. Logo User Groups
The PEFC logo license is available for four CoC Certified Companies Authorised Licensing Agents
different logo user groups: Chain of Custody These are entities along the value chain of forest-based These are entities authorised to issue PEFC logo licenses
(CoC) certified companies; sustainable forest products that have obtained PEFC Chain of Custody on behalf of the PEFC Council. Examples include national
management (SFM) certified forest owners/ certification. Examples include: manufacturers; processing PEFC members and PEFC promotion initiatives. (PEFC
managers; non-certified entities; and authorised industries; procurement organizations; traders; distributors; Logo User Group A)
and retailers. (PEFC Logo User Group C)
licensing agents. In addition, simplified licensing
requirements exist for entities using the logo on One-Time Users
SFM Certified Forest Owners/Managers
a one-time basis for illustrative or educational Simplified licensing requirements are available for entities
purposes (off-product only). These are entities owning/managing forests that have using the logo on a one-time basis for illustrative or
obtained PEFC-recognised certification for sustainable educational purposes (off-product only). Examples include
forest management. Examples include holders of regional media; newspapers; magazines; reports; and websites.
or group certificates; other entities participating in regional For further information about One-Time Users, please
or group certification (e.g. contractors); and individual contact PEFC International.
forest owners. (PEFC Logo User Group B)

Non-Certified Entities
These are entities selling certified products without
the requirement to obtain PEFC certification (e.g. Obligatory approval:
retailers or DIY shops as sellers of certified products, All entities, both certificate holders and non-certificate
uniquely identifiable, and labelled through suppliers) and holders, are required to obtain a Logo Usage License from
others that strive to promote and educate about PEFC PEFC Council or an authorized licensing agent (e.g. national
certification (e.g. government or banks as final consumers PEFC members or PEFC promotion initiatives) before
of certified products; and organizations and associations using the PEFC logo and label.
communicating about PEFC). (PEFC Logo User Group D)

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A.2. Logo Use Options
Two logo use options exist: The use of the logo “On-Product” Use “Off-Product” Use
physically on a certified product and on stationary, (Available for CoC Certified Companies and SFM (Available for All Logo User Groups)
brochures or other documentation linked to the Certified Forest Owners/Managers) The PEFC logo is highly credible and allows companies,
product (“on-product”); and the use of the logo not Using the PEFC logo on a product is an excellent organizations, governments, associations and others
linked to a product, for instance for promotional or means for PEFC-certified entities to demonstrate their to communicate and promote their support for PEFC-
commitment to responsible forest management and to certified sustainable forest management. Off-product use
educational purposes (“off-product”).
promote their environmental and social credentials. It does not refer to specific products and the origin of raw
indicates to businesses along the value chain and to material from PEFC-certified forests.
consumers that the material used in the product is linked Off-product use includes the use of the PEFC logo and
to PEFC-certified forests, recycled and/or controlled labels to communicate PEFC certification on/in:
sources, and provides consumers with responsible options
• Annual, CSR, Sustainability report; brochures;
when purchasing wood-based products.
and other written material
On-product use includes the use on: • Information displays, posters in stores, at trade fairs
• tangible products themselves (unpackaged products), • Advertisements and flyers
products in individual packaging, containers, • Websites
Label Matrix
wrapping, etc.; or on large boxes, crates, etc. used for
Logo User Groups/ On-product Off-product transportation of products; and on
Logo Use Options • documentation associated or referring to a particular
• CoC certified companies PEFC-certified product (e.g. invoices, packaging lists,
• SFM certified forest 3 3 advertisements, brochures, etc.)
owners/managers
Note: Any use of the PEFC logo and label that refers to - or
• Non-certified entities
can be perceived as referring to - a specific PEFC-certified
• Authorised licensing agents x 3 product and/or the origin of the raw material used in its
• One-time users production is considered “on-product” use.

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A.3. PEFC Logo and Label Elements
Required Elements XX%
Recycling symbol (“Mobius loop”)
XX% 4 Label name
1 1 The PEFC logo consists of two trees surrounded by a The recycling symbol, including the
32%
circle and the initials “PEFC.” PEFC claim
percentage line one
of recycled material contained
Label name 5
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in the claimisline
product, two
an additional, required
2 The PEFC logo is a registered trademark and always
PEFC claim line one PEFCofclaim
element line three
the “PEFC Certified and
needs to be accompanied by the TM symbol.
PEFC claim line two PEFC claim
Recycled” line Mobius
label. The four loop is used
2
PEFC claim line three 3 The PEFC logo licence number uniquely identifies the in accordance with ISO 14021:1999
PEFC 01-00-01 www.pefc.org
PEFC claim line four logo licence holder.
3 PEFC/01-00-01 www.pefc.org 6 Note: The PEFC logo licence number is NOT identical
with the Sustainable Forest Management or Chain of PEFC Trademark
Custody certificate number.
The PEFC logo and the initials “PEFC” are the exclusive
property of the PEFC Council and are internationally
Optional Elements registered trademarks.

Indicates the percentage of PEFC certified raw Abuse


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material in the product (at least 70%) and is available As the trademarks are a visual cue that consumers are
for the “PEFC certified” label only. increasingly looking for, it is vital to correct misuse of the
PEFC trademarks, even if it is unintentional. We encourage
5 The label name and label claim communicate the anyone to report improper uses to allow us to investigate the
PEFC 01-00-01
meaning of the logo. matter properly.
6 PEFC website. For further information about PEFC trademarks and to
PEFC/01-00-01
report suspected trademark or label misuse, please contact
% PEFC International at trademark-abuse@pefc.org
XX%
Label name

PEFC claim line one XX%


PEFC claim line two
PEFC claim line three Label name
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PEFC claim line four
PEFC claim line one
A.4. Standard Labels
PEFC Certified PEFC Certified

This product is This product is


from sustainably from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX

PEFC differentiates between three types of labels. On-Product Use


The ‘PEFC Certified’ and ‘PEFC Certified and
PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified

Recycled’ labels are available for on-product use, This product is This product is This product is
and Recycled

This product is from


from sustainably
while the ‘Promoting PEFC Certification’ label
from sustainably from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and
70%
managed forests and
sustainably managed
forests, recycled and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources
controlled sources
is available for off-product use. The logo license PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
number (“PEFC/xx-xx-xx”) is an important element
of the PEFC labels as it uniquely identifies the PEFC Certified (available for CoC Certified Companies PEFC Certified and Recycled (available for
licensee. and SFM Certified Forest Owners/Managers)
PEFC Certified CoC Certified Companies)
and Recycled PEFC Certified

This product is from


This product is
70% sustainably managed
Claim: “This product is from sustainably managed
forests, recycled and Claim: “This product is from sustainably managed
from sustainably
managed forests and
controlled sources

forests and controlled sources.


PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org ”
forests, recycled
PEFC/01-00-01
and
controlled sources
controlled sources.”
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
Promoting Sustainable PEFC Certified
This claim, based on Appendices 1 & 8, indicates that This claim, based onThisAppendix
Forest Management.
product is
6, indicates that
For more info: PEFC/XX-XX-XX
from sustainably
the product includes: the product includes:
www.pefc.org
managed forests and
controlled sources

• at least 70% of wood from PEFC-certified forests • at least 70% of wood from PEFC-certified forests
www.pefc.org

that meets or exceeds PEFC’s sustainability that meets or exceeds PEFC’s sustainability
PEFC Certified

benchmark requirements; and benchmark requirements and/or post consumer


This product is

PEFC/XX-XX-XX recycledmanaged
material;
from sustainably and
• wood from controlled sources.
PEFC/01-00-01 forests and
controlled sources
Promoting Sustainable PEFC Certified
Forest Management.
This product is • wood from controlled sources.
For more info: PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
from sustainably
www.pefc.org
managed forests and
controlled sources Post-consumer recycled
PEFC/01-00-01
material must meet PEFC’s
PEFC/XX-XX-XX

Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable


www.pefc.org
requirements
Forest Management for chemical and non-chemical
Forest Management.
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
contamination. The amount of post-consumer recycled
material is specified within the recycling symbol.

PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX

Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable


Forest Management Forest Management.
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
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PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
and Recycled PEFC Certified and Recycled PEFC Certified

This product is from This product is from


This product is This product is
70% sustainably managed 70% sustainably managed
from sustainably from sustainably
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controlled sources controlled sources
controlled sources controlled sources

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org


PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

A.4. Standard Labels continued


PEFC Certified PEFC Certified

This product is This product is


from sustainably from sustainably
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX
managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources
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Promoting Sustainable PEFC Certified
Forest Management. Forest Management.
This product is This product is
For more info: PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org For more info: PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
from sustainably from sustainably
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources

Off-Product Use ONE-TIME Use


www.pefc.org www.pefc.org

Third-party involvement in the use of the label


Licensees are fully responsible for compliance with the Logo
Usage Contract. This also applies if a third-party is involved
in the use of the logo (eg. by designers, printers, product
advertisements in external catalogues). In such cases, a
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX
written agreement between the licensee and the 3rd party to
Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable
Forest Management Forest Management. Forest Management Forest Management. ensure compliance with the logo usage rules is recommended.
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org

Promoting Sustainable Forest Management (available Promoting Sustainable Forest Management (available
for all Logo User Groups EXCEPT One-Time Users) for One-Time Users)

Claim: “Promoting sustainable forest management.” Claim: “Promoting sustainable forest management.”
Designed for educational or promotional purposes, this Designed for one-time use, special requirements govern
label indicates support for sustainable forest management the use of this label:
and PEFC certification. • Permission to use this label can only be given by PEFC Council
• Only off-product use is allowed.
• The logo must be accompanied with the PEFC Council
registration number “PEFC/01-00-01.”
• The claim “Promoting Sustainable Forest management” and
“www.pefc.org” must be used.
• The disclaimer “Reproduced with permission of PEFC Council”
must be included in close proximity of the label.

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PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified

This product is This product is This product is


from sustainably from sustainably from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org


PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certifie

This product is This product is This product is


from sustainably from sustainably from sustainab
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controlled sources controlled sources controlled sou

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

PEFC Certified
and Recycled PEFC Certified

A.5. Design Specifications 70%


This product is from
sustainably managed
forests, recycled and
controlled sources
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PEFC Certified
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Logo users can customise the standard PEFC Logo Direction Minimum Size
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

logo and label by choosing the direction of the


logo (portrait/landscape), colour, and framed/ PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
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Colour Options/Colour Reproduction


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PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

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www.pefc.org
PEFC XX-XX-XX PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX managed forests and
www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org PEFC PEFC
XX-XX-XX
XX-XX-XX
PEFC
www.pefc.org
XX-XX-XX
www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org PEFCPEFC
XX-XX-XX
XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org
controlled sources

It is essential that the PEFC labels are reproduced PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC Certified PEFC PEFC PEFC Certified
Certified PEFC Certified
PEFCPEFC
Certified PEFC Certified
consistently and correctly. The labels must not be Certified
This product is
from sustainablyThis product is
Certified This product
This product is is
from sustainably
from sustainably
This product is
from sustainably
altered in anyway except for the insertion of the managed forestsfrom
and sustainably
managed forests and
controlled sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX
This product is managed
managed forestsforests
controlled
controlled sources
and and
sources
This forests
managed productand is
controlled sources
controlled sources fromsustainably
This product is from sustainablymanaged forests from sustainably
logo license number, scaling, and modifications as PEFC XX-XX-XX PEFC XX-XX-XX
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
PEFC Certified
and controlled sources
www.pefc.org
PEFC Certified
managed forests and PEFC Certified PEFC PEFC
PEFC Certified
XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
XX-XX-XX PEFC Certified
www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC Certified
managed forests and
www.pefc.org
controlled sources controlled sources
This product is This product is This product is
outlined in Section B. Proportions of the label shall This product is
from sustainably
from sustainably
managed forests and
This product is
from sustainably
from sustainably
This product is
from sustainably
managed forests and
from sustainably
managed forests and
Do not PEFC
change the proportions of the label content in any way
managed forests and
PEFC XX-XX-XX Do not changePEFC
www.pefc.org
controlled sources the typeface of the PEFC
managed forests and
label content
XX-XX-XX managed forests and
controlled sources www.pefc.org
controlled sources
not be changed when increasing or reducing the PEFC
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources

Certified PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX Certified


www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

label size.
PEFC XX-XX-XX
Certified
This product is
www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
This product is
from sustainably
PEFC XX-XX-XX
from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and
This product is from sustainably managed forests
controlled sources controlled sources
and controlled sources
PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
www.pefc.org PEFC Certified
www.pefc.org PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC Certified PEFC Certifiedwww.pefc.org
PEFC XX-XX-XX

This product is This product is This product is


This product isThis product is This product
Thisisproduct is This product
Thisisproduct is This product isThis product is
from sustainably from sustainably from sustainably
from sustainably
from sustainably from sustainably
from sustainably from sustainably
from sustainably from sustainably
from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources managed forestsmanaged
and forests
controlled and
sources
forestsThis
managedmanaged and product
forests
controlled isand
sources This product ismanaged forests
managed and
forests and managed forests and forests and
managed
controlled sources
controlled sources controlledcontrolled
sources sources controlledcontrolled
sources sources controlled sources
controlled sources
from sustainably from sustainably
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC
PEFC
PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX
XX-XX-XX
www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org PEFC
PEFC
PEFC XX-XX-XX
XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org
managed forests and managed PEFC
forests
PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX
and www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org www.pefc.org PEFC X
Certified controlled sources controlledCertified
sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX PEFC XX-XX-XX

PEFC Certified PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org


PEFC
This product is from sustainably managed forests PEFC Certified This productwww.pefc.org
is from sustainably managed forests
PEFC Certified
PEFC XX-XX-XX
and controlled sources PEFC Certified
PEFC Certified PEFC and controlled sources
PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
This product is
from sustainably
www.pefc.org
Certified Certified
PEFC Certified This product is
from sustainably
www.pefc.org This product is
from sustainably
managed forests and ThisisThis
This product product is is
product This product is
managed forests and This product
managed forests andis This product is
controlled sources
Do not stretch the label in any way
from sustainably
fromfrom
managed forests
sustainably
sustainably
and forests and
managed
from sustainably
This product is
controlled sources
Do not changemanaged
the colour
forests and
of any of the label parts
from sustainably
controlled sources from sustainably
managed forests and
managed forests and
controlledmanaged
sources forestssources
and controlled sources controlled sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org controlled from sustainably
PEFC controlled
XX-XX-XX sourceswww.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
controlled sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org
PEFC XX-XX-XX managed forests and
www.pefc.org
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
controlled sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC
Certified PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC
This product is
from sustainably
PEFC
Certified PEFC
managed forests and
controlled sources
Certified Certified
This product is
PEFC XX-XX-XX
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org from sustainably PEFC XX-XX-XX

This productmanaged forests and


is from sustainably managed forests
and controlled sources sources
controlled This product is from sustainably managed forests
www.pefc.org and controlled sources
PEFC XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org www.pefc.org

PEFC
Certified
PEFC XX-XX-XX

This product is from sustainably managed forests PEFC


and controlled sources
www.pefc.org
Certified
PEFC XX-XX-XX

This product is from sustainably managed forests


and controlled sources 11
www.pefc.org
A.7. OFFICIAL TRANSLATIONS
These are examples of available translations of the PEFC logo claims. Other translations are available in the official national versions of PEFC ST 2001:2008

Dutch (Belgium) Exigences générales pour une utilisation en dehors Portugese


PEFC-gecertificeerd du produit Certificado PEFC
Dit product (of de naam van het product) komt uit duurzaam Promouvoir la gestion durable de la forêt Este produto (ou parte dele ou nome do produto) tem origem
beheerd bos en gecontroleerde bronnen em florestas com gestão florestal sustentável e fontes
German controladas
PEFC-gecertificeerd en gerecycleerd
PEFC zertifiziert Certificado e reciclado PEFC
Dit product (of de naam van het product) komt uit duurzaam
Dieses Produkt (oder Teile davon oder konkreter Este produto (ou parte dele ou nome do produto) tem origem
beheerd bos, gerecycleerde en gecontroleerde bronnen
Produktname) stammt aus nachhaltig bewirtschafteten em florestas com gestão florestal sustentável, reciclados e
Algemene vereisten voor gebruik buiten het product
Wäldem und kontrollierten Quellen fontes controladas
Voor duurzaam bosbeheer
PEFC zertifiziert und recycelt Requisitos gerais para Utilização Fora do Produto
Dieses Produkt (oder Teile davon oder konkreter Promovendo a gestão florestal sustentável e reciclagem
Dutch (Netherlands)
Produktname) stammt aus nachhaltig bewirtschafteten
PEFC gecertificeerd
Wäldem, Recycling und kontrollierten Quellen Spanish
Dit product (of productnaam) komt uit duurzaam beheerd
bos en gecontroleerde bronnen Grundlegende Struktur der PEFC-Labels Certificado PEFC
Förderung nachhaltiger Waldwirtschaft Este producto (o parte de él o nombre de producto) procede
PEFC gecertificeerd en gerecycled
de bosques gestionados de forma sostenible y fuentes
Dit product (of productnaam) komt uit duurzaam beheerd
Italian controladas
bos, gerecyclede en gecontroleerde bronnen
Certificato PEFC Certificado y reciclado PEFC
Algemene regels voor off-product gebruik
Questo prodotto (o una sua parte o nome del prodotto) è El producto (o parte de él o el nombre de producto) procede
Voor duurzaam bosbeheer
realizzato con materia prima da foreste gestite in maniera de bosques gestionados de forma sostenible, reciclado y de
sostenibile e da fonti controllate fuentes controladas.
French
Certificato e riciclato PEFC Requisitos generales para el uso fuera del producto
Certifié PEFC
Questo prodotto (o una sua parte o nome del prodotto) è Promoviendo la gestión forestal sostenible
Ce produit (ou le nom du produit) est issu de forêt gérées
realizzato con materia prima da foreste gestite in maniera
durablement et de sources contrôlées
sostenibile, riciclata e fonti controllate
Certifié PEFC et recyclé
Requisiti generali per l’utilizzo al di fuori del prodotto
Ce produit (ou le nom du produit) est issu de forêt gérées
Promuoviamo la gestione sostenibile delle foreste
durablement, de sources recyclées et contrôlées
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SECTION B:
ALTERNATIVE
LABEL AND
DESIGN OPTIONS
13
B.1. PEFC Certified LABEL (On-Product)
STANDARD LABEL OMISSION OF OPTIONAL ELEMENTS
Modifications to colour, text or other elements
The standard label consists of the claim “This product is The following elements may be omitted if they were to
Using the PEFC label in non-standard colours, with
from sustainably managed forests and controlled sources” be unreadable or if placing them on the product would
modified claims or any other adjustments, requires prior
and the label elements as displayed below. not be feasible: approval by PEFC International. Contact info@pefc.org for
• logo name, and/or further information.
PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
• logo claim, and/or
PEFC Certified

This product is
from sustainably
This product is
from sustainably • website.
This product is
from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources

PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified


PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

Name of product is Name of product is Name of product is


from sustainably from sustainably from sustainably
managed forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources
Exceptional use
PEFC Certified
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
With prior approval from the Authorised Licensing Agent that
ALTERNATIVE CLAIMS
PEFC Certified
and Recycled
Name of product is
PEFC Certified ThisPEFC PEFC
is Certified
Certified
product from sustainably PEFC Certified
This product is This product is

This product is from


www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
from sustainably www.pefc.org
managed forests and from sustainably from sustainably has issued the license, the PEFC logo may be used without
managed forests
Thisand
product controlled
is sourcesmanaged forests and managed forests and
The claim “Name70%of product is from
sustainably managed
forests, recycled and sustainably managed controlled sources
from sustainably
managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources
the licensing number where the license number would not be
PEFC sources
controlled Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
forests and controlled sources”
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
may be used as an controlled sources
PEFC Certified This product is
readable or placing the licence number on the product would
Part of Product name Part of Product name Part of Product name
alternative to the standardismanaged
claim (replace text in
from sustainably
italics with
is from sustainably is from sustainablywww.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org from sustainably
managed forests and
not be feasible, if
forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources
product name). PEFC Certified www.pefc.org
• the PEFC logo with license number is displayed on other
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
Highlighting Certified Material
www.pefc.org
Part of Product name
parts of the product, or
is from sustainably This product is from This product is from This product is from
PEFC Certified managed forests and sustainably managed • the licensee of
sustainably managed the PEFC
sustainably managed logo can clearly and
The percentage of certified material in the product
controlled sources forests, recycled and forests, recycled and forests, recycled and
Name of product is
PEFC Certified
controlled sources
unambiguously
controlled sources
be identified through
controlled sources
alternative means.
from sustainably
managed forests and
XX% XX%
may be86% added.www.pefc.org
XX%PEFC/XX-XX-XX 86% 70% 86% 70% 70%63% 63% 63%

controlled sources PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified This product is
Contact your Authorised LicensingThisAgent
product isfor
from further information.
from sustainably
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX This product is This product is This product is www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org sustainably managed
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
managed forests and PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org from sustainably PEFC/XX-XX-XX from sustainably PEFC/XX-XX-XXfrom sustainably PEFC/XX-XX-XX forests, recycled and
Promoting Sustainable PEFC Certified controlled sources
managed forests and managed forests and managed
PEFC Certified andforests and
Recycled PEFC Certified and Recycled PEFC Certified and Recycled controlled sources
Forest Management. PEFC Certified controlled sources This product iswww.pefc.org
This product controlled
is sources controlled sources XX% www.pefc.org www.pefc.org 86% 70% 63%
For more info: www.pefc.org from sustainably
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
from sustainably
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
www.pefc.org managed forests and PEFC Certified
managed forests and
controlled sources
controlled sources This product is
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX
PEFC Certified www.pefc.org from sustainably
www.pefc.org
managed forests and PEFC Certified and Recycled
Part of Product name controlled sources www.pefc.org
is from sustainably PEFC Certified PEFC Certified PEFC Certified
www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
managed forests and and Recycled and Recycled and Recycled
controlled sources
Name of product is Name of product is Name of product is
70% from sustainably 70% from sustainably 70% from sustainably
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
managed forests and managed forests and managed forests and
controlled sources controlled sources controlled sources
PEFC CertifiedThis product is from 14
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org www.pefc.org and Recycled sustainably managed
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX
forests, recycled and
B.2. PEFC Certified and Recycled LABEL (On-Product)
PEFC Certified

STANDARD LABEL OMISSION OF OPTIONAL ELEMENTS


Name of product is
from sustainably
managed forests and
controlled sources Modifications to colour, text, or other elements
The standard label consists of the claim “This product is PEFC/XX-XX-XX
The following elements may PEFC/XX-XX-XX
be omitted if they were to
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX
Using the PEFC label in non-standard colours, with
from sustainably managed forests, recycled and controlled be unreadable
PEFC Certified or ifisplacing them on the product would
This product
www.pefc.org from sustainably modified claims or any other adjustments, requires prior
sources” and the label elements as displayed below. not be feasible:
managed forests and
controlled sources approval by PEFC International. Contact info@pefc.org for
PEFC Certified
• logo name,www.pefc.org
and/or further information.
PEFC Certified
and Recycled
Part of Product name
is from sustainably
• logo claim, and/or
managed forests and
This product is from controlled sources • website.
92% sustainably managed
forests, recycled and
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
controlled sources

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org This product is from


PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX sustainably managed
forests, recycled and
PEFC Certified This product is
controlled sources
www.pefc.org from sustainably
managed forests and XX% 86% 70% 63%
controlled sources PEFC Certified
Exceptional use
www.pefc.org
This product is
PEFC/XX-XX-XX PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org With PEFC/XX-XX-XX
prior approval from the Authorised Licensing Agent that
ALTERNATIVE CLAIMS from sustainably
managed forests and
controlled sources
PEFC Certified and Recycled
has issued the license, the PEFC logo may be used without the
www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX
The claim “Name of product is from sustainably managed
www.pefc.org
licensing number where it would not be readable or placing the
forests, recycled and controlled sources” may be used as licence number on the product would not be feasible, if
This product is from
an alternative to the standard claim (replacePEFC
text in italics
sustainably managed
• the PEFC logo with license number is displayed on other
Certified
forests, recycled and
with product86%
name).
and Recycled
controlled sources parts of the product, or
70% Name of product is 63%
70% from sustainably • the licensee of the PEFC logo can clearly and
managed forests and
PEFC Certified
PEFC/XX-XX-XX and PEFC/XX-XX-XX
Recycled
controlled sources
www.pefc.org PEFC/XX-XX-XX unambiguously be identified through alternative means.
PEFC Certified and Recycled PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
Name of product is from
www.pefc.org 70% sustainably managed Contact your Authorised Licensing Agent for further information.
forests, recycled and
controlled sources

PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC Certified
and Recycled

tified Part of Product name


cled is from sustainably
70%
managed forests and
roduct is
controlled sources
inably
orests and
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
sources

org

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tified
cled
and Recycled PEFC Certified

This product is from


This product is
70% sustainably managed
from sustainably
forests, recycled and
managed forests and
controlled sources
controlled sources
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org

B.3. Promoting PEFC Certification LABEL (Off-Product) PEFC Certified

This product is
from sustainably
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX
managed forests and

STANDARD LABEL
Promoting Sustainable
Forest Management.
PEFC Certified

This product is
ALTERNATIVE CLAIMS
controlled sources
Omission of Optional Elements
For more info: PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
from sustainably
www.pefc.org
The standard label consists of the claim “Promoting sustainable
managed forests and
controlled sources
The claims listed below may be used as alternatives to the The website (“www.pefc.org”) may be omitted if it were
www.pefc.org
forest management” and the label elements as displayed below. standard label by the respective logo users (modify text in to be unreadable or if placing it on the product would not
italics with appropriate term) be feasible

CoC Certified Companies


• “[Company] has a certified Chain of Custody” Modifications to colour, text, or other elements
• “[Company] offers PEFC-certified products” Using the PEFC label in non-standard colours, with
PEFC/01-00-01 PEFC/XX-XX-XX modified claims or any other adjustments, requires prior
Promoting Sustainable Promoting Sustainable SFM Certified Forest Owners/Managers
Forest Management Forest Management. approval by PEFC International. Contact info@pefc.org for
www.pefc.org www.pefc.org • “[Name of forest] is certified” further information.
• “This forest is certified”

Non-Certified Entities
Certification bodies Exceptional use

• “[Certification body] is accredited for PEFC forest With prior approval from the Authorised Licensing Agent that
management certification” or “[Certification body] is has issued the license, the PEFC logo may be used without the

accredited for PEFC chain of custody certification” license number if the license number would not be readable.

Entities procuring PEFC-certified products


• “[Name of company] buys PEFC certified products” or
“[Name of company] procures PEFC certified products” One-Time users
There are no alternative label and design options available
Retailers
for one-time users. See “Special Requirements for One-Time
• “[Company] offers PEFC-certified products” Users” (page xxx) for further information.
Partners
• “[Entity] is a PEFC partner”

Stakeholder Forum members


• “[Entity] is a PEFC Stakeholder Forum member”

Extraordinary members
• “[Entity] is a PEFC Extraordinary Member”

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SECTION C:
LABEL CREATION AND
FILE IDENTIFICATION

17
C.1. FILE SPECIFICATIONS
All label files are available in EPS, JPEG and GIF. Specific Issues Concerning JPEG and TIFF Files
It is highly recommended to use the EPS format PEFC Certified 3
To ensure consistency with the Logo User Toolkit please
(specialised software required) for the creation take the follwing into account:
of the label to ensure full consistency with This product is 4
• The font Akzidenz Grotesk should be used whenever from sustainably
this Toolkit. JPEG files can be edited with free available. Arial can be used as a substitute. 2
managed forests and
software, such as Google Picasa and Windows • The type sizes below are given for the logo at 100% as controlled sources
Paint. shown in the diagram to the right. For all other sizes the
type should be scaled appropriately: 1 PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org 5 PEF

1 The certification number must appear in


Arial Regular, 9 pt, PEFC green
2 The logo name, logo claim and website together
should measure the same height as the PEFC logo
and certification number as shown to the right. With 70% 70% 70% 70%
70%70% 70% 70% 70%
equal space between the logo name and logo claim,
PEFC Certified
and the logo claim and website.
and Recycled
3 The logo name should be in Arial Bold, 9 pt
This product is from
4 The logo claim should be in Arial Regular, 9 pt, 12 pt
70% sustainably managed
leading
forests, recycled and
5 The website should be in Arial Regular, Black, 9 pt controlled sources
• Recycled material: Centre the percentage within
PEFC/XX-XX-XX www.pefc.org
the Mobius loop; leave sufficient space between the
percentage and the Mobius loop. The percentage
should be in PEFC green.

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C.2. File Identification
PEFC provides all Standard Labels in electronic format. The chart below demonstrates the naming conventions used for the classification of the label files.
PEFC highly recommends the use of the editable EPS file to ensure consistency.

PEFC-CER-B-L.eps
CER PEFC-Certified Standard Label (On-Product) GP Green Pantone 368 P Portrait eps eps (editable file)
REC PEFC Certified and Recycled Standard Label (On-Product) GCMYK Green CMYK L Landscape jpg jpeg
PRO Promoting PEFC Certification Standard Label (Off-Product) GRGB Green RGB (CER & REC gif gif with transparent
LOG PEFC Logo (incl. licence number) GWEB Green web hex only) background
MOB Mobius Loop (Recycling symbol) B Black
W White
3 3D

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APPENDIX:
EXAMPLES
OF LABEL
APPLICATIONS
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