Posts by Quirijn Foeken

EU due diligence laws for cocoa expected in 2021

By Quirijn Foeken | April 17, 2020

The European Union is considering creating regulations for the cocoa industry, where importing companies need to exercise due diligence regarding their supply chains. 

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China updates forest law to ban import of illegal timber

By Quirijn Foeken | January 22, 2020

The Chinese government is updating it's forest laws which will now include the ban on buying, processing or transporting illegally sourced timber. This is the first time in twenty years that this...

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TraceMap lets you navigate through your supply chain from every angle

By Quirijn Foeken | January 07, 2020

ChainPoint is proud to announce a new feature for its software platform: TraceMap. TraceMap is a new way to visualize your supply chain. It lets you navigate through your supply chain from every...

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Book & claim as a sustainability driver

By Quirijn Foeken | October 17, 2019

When people envision traceability, they probably see a world where for every product a consumer buys, the exact origin is known. When someone buys a piece of fruit in a store, they should be able...

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ChainPoint at 2019 Textile Sustainability Conference in Vancouver

By Quirijn Foeken | October 06, 2019

ChainPoint will attend Textile Exchange's 2019 Textile Sustainability Conference in Vancouver on October 15-18. ChainPoint's Alexander Ellebrecht will present updates on the recently announced ...

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Due diligence for minerals: what we can learn from the timber industry

By Quirijn Foeken | September 24, 2019

Since the EU Timber Regulation came into effect in 2013, European countries have been enforcing this regulation in various degrees, issuing large fines to companies who don’t comply. With the...

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The case for sustainable palm oil

By Quirijn Foeken | August 22, 2019

Palm oil has been a controversial commodity for quite a few years now. The palm oil industry has been held responsible for deforestation in large parts of Indonesia, threatening the habitat of...

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Keep your due diligence system simple and adaptable

By Quirijn Foeken | August 14, 2019

It has been a year since we’ve stated on our blog that EUTR compliance is more important than ever.  Since then, a lot of companies are asking ChainPoint for help with their due diligence...

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Using mobile technology for collecting supply chain data

By Quirijn Foeken | July 16, 2019

Mobile technology is an integral part of our daily lives, and therefore it makes sense to use phones or tablets to collect supply chain data in the field, instead of bringing a heavy laptop or a...

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ChainPoint to attend ISEAL Symposium 2019

By Quirijn Foeken | June 13, 2019

Next week ChainPoint will attend the 2019 Global Sustainability Symposium, the global sustainability event hosted by ISEAL in The Hague. 

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