Timber

Indonesia rolls back timber legality verification system

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | April 10, 2020

The Indonesian government recently decided to scrap their timber legality verification system, which was used by the European Union to insure that Indonesian timber imports where harvested...

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An update on Brexit and EUTR

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | February 18, 2020

On March 6th 2019, we've posted a blog  about the status of Brexit and what this could mean for the British timber industry, especially regarding the EUTR.  Now that Brexit finally became a...

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Join our demo session of our timber platform

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | January 30, 2020

ChainPoint will host a short demo session of our Timber Due Diligence Platform on March 5 at 15:00-15.30 CET. 

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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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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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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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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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Watch our webinar on timber and the EUTR

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | February 25, 2019

On March 21st, ChainPoint hosted a webinar on the EU Timber Regulation and timber due diligence. Get access here to the recording and listen to topics such as risk mitigation, risk analysis and...

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Navigating with your supply chain map

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | January 22, 2019

Supply chains are complex. Most companies know who their own suppliers are but who are the suppliers of their suppliers? How are they all connected? When companies ask us for help, we generally...

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