Standard Documents (ST) define requirements for key players in the certification. Standards shall be considered normative, which means that the concerned party shall comply with the requirements to be allowed into the scheme.
Procedural Documents (PD) define procedures in the development, governance, and management of the GoodChips® certification scheme. Procedural Documents contain both informative and normative elements.
Guidance Documents (GD) provides guidance regarding the implementation of the measures laid out in the two other types of documents. Guidance Documents shall be considered informative.