Posts by Quirijn Foeken

ChainPoint to attend International Green Week 2019

By Quirijn Foeken | January 10, 2019

ChainPoint will be attending the International Green Week in Berlin on January 18-27. This year will be the 84th time that the International Green Week will take place. At this event, over eighty...

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Belgium pledges to make all its chocolate sustainable

By Quirijn Foeken | January 08, 2019

Belgian chocolate producers and supermarkets just announced a new partnership, called Beyond Chocolate. This partnership commits to make Belgian a 100% sustainable by 2025. Deputy Prime Minister...

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Traceability and supply chain mapping in cosmetics supply chains

By Quirijn Foeken | November 22, 2018

There are many technical functionalities that can help improve sustainability in cosmetics supply chains such as audit management, supplier assessment or certification management, but there are...

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The French Duty of Vigilance Law as a trend

By Quirijn Foeken | November 14, 2018

In February 2017 the French government passed the Duty of Vigilance Law, known in France by its full name “Devoir de vigilance des entreprises donneuses d'ordre”. The law requires large companies...

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Create impact with your audits

By Quirijn Foeken | October 30, 2018

In order to create and maintain a responsible and sustainable supply chain, auditing is vital to make sure that the criteria for sustainability and quality standards are being met. However, we...

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This year's Textile Sustainability Conference will be in Milan

By Quirijn Foeken | October 09, 2018

ChainPoint will attend Textile Exchange's 2018 Textile Sustainability Conference in Milan on October 22-24. ChainPoint's Johan Zandbergen and Alexander Ellebrecht will both give presentations in...

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Common challenges within the audit process

By Quirijn Foeken | October 03, 2018

When companies want to satisfy the expectations of retailers and consumers, it's absolutely vital that the criteria for sustainability and quality standards are being met. Therefore, regular...

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ChainPoint to attend E-scrap in New Orleans

By Quirijn Foeken | September 27, 2018

This year, ChainPoint will attend E-scrap, the conference for leading experts in the field of electronics recycling. The conference is taking place in New Orleans, on 9-11 October. 

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EUTR compliance is more important than ever

By Quirijn Foeken | September 25, 2018

Since it’s introduction in 2013, the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) gains more and more traction. The timber regulation is being enforced every day and we see that wood companies who...

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ABS compliance in cosmetics is on the rise

By Quirijn Foeken | September 06, 2018

Of the past few years we've been keeping an eye out on the sustainability trends in cosmetics, as demand for more sustainable products is growing. There is also more pressure for the cosmetics...

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