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How to start gaining insight in your textile supply chain

By Quirijn Foeken | May 22, 2019

When we talk to people in the textile industry, like brands and retailers, we see that most of these companies have similar goals and similar challenges. They want to create a more sustainable...

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Dutch Senate votes ‘Yes’ on child labour law.

By Quirijn Foeken | May 15, 2019

On May 14, the Dutch Senate voted yes on a new law that requires companies to commit to reducing child labour in their supply chain. This law, The Child Labour Due Diligence Act , was already...

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ChainPoint to develop platform for UEBT

By Johan Zandbergen | May 14, 2019

ChainPoint is pleased to announce that it will develop a new software platform for UEBT, the Union for Ethical BioTrade. This software platform will support and optimize UEBT’s audit management ...

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Chocolate, a 'guilty' pleasure?

By Peter Derksen | May 07, 2019

In 2005 a Dutch journalist explored the issue of child labour in the cocoa industry, wishing to see the results of the Harkin Engel protocol which was signed in 2001. He was shocked to find that...

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ChainPoint at the OECD forum in Paris

By Quirijn Foeken | April 24, 2019

This year, ChainPoint will attend the 2019 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains that will take place from 23 till 26 April in Paris. ChainPoint's CEO Johan Zandbergen will be on a panel to...

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ChainPoint releases ChainPoint 6

By Johan Zandbergen | April 17, 2019

ChainPoint is very happy to announce the release of ChainPoint 6, our biggest and most beautiful update yet.

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EU Conflict Minerals Regulation to take effect in 2021

By Quirijn Foeken | April 10, 2019

In 2017, the European Parliament and the EU Council adopted a new regulation regarding the import of so-called conflict minerals. These new set of new regulation will take effect in 2021:...

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Nagoya Protocol ABS track and trace obligations – How ChainPoint can help

By Quirijn Foeken | April 07, 2019

In 1992, 150 nations signed the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the Rio Earth Summit. Then, in 2014, the United Nations’s Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) entered...

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ChainPoint developed Timber Due Diligence System for NEXT

By Johan Zandbergen | March 21, 2019

ChainPoint is proud to announce that NEXT, the British multinational retailer, chose ChainPoint to develop their Timber Due Diligence System. The system will help deliver the NEXT Timber Policy.

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Brexit and EUTR: what will this mean?

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | March 06, 2019

On February 7th 2018 Therese Coffey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, pledged that the UK will continue to incorporate the EUTR policies after...

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