PEFC-NCCF Forest Management Certification
GIPL is providing third-party certification services to Forest Management Entities for certification against PEFC-NCCF Forest Management Standard.
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization, promoting sustainable forest management through independent third-party certification. The Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) is a non-profit organization, working towards developing national sustainability certification standards in India. NCCF has indigenously developed the Certification Standard for Sustainable Forest Management which has been endorsed by PEFC giving the standard global recognition.
The development of the NCCF Forest Management Standard received support from key forest-based stakeholders such as the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) through its premier institutes like the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Indian Council for Forestry, Research and Education (ICFRE), Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institutes (IPIRTI), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Export Promotions Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), along with various industrial leaders.