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Crown Van Gelder believes in delivering quality products with respect for people and the environment. That means placing the highest priority on the health and safety of our colleagues and customers, as well as minimising our environmental impact. To ensure we put these principles into practice, we are regularly independently audited for our compliance with our internal standards, ISO norms, as well as legal and regulatory obligations. In 2024, Crown Van Gelder International B.V. will undergo again an audit by DNV.

 Sustainable forest management: FSC® and PEFC Chain of Custody

Protecting biodiversity and ecosystems. Mitigating the effects of climate change. And safeguarding the health and livelihoods of local forest communities. The FSC® and PEFC labels verify that forests are managed sustainably and responsibly. All our products could be delivered with either FSC® COC or PEFC COC certificates, meaning they are sourced from sustainable forests. Note: our FSC licence number is FSC-C187198, PEFC licence number is PEFC/30-31-1317.

Sustainable Forestry FSC® CoC
Sustainable Forestry PEFC CoC

ISO 22000: Food Safety Management

ISO 22000 exists to protect the health and well-being of consumers, by guaranteeing the safety of food products. The standard specifies requirements for companies involved in the food chain to manage food safety hazards and ensure the final product is safe to consume or use.

Food Safety ISO 22000

EU Ecolabel for graphic paper

The EU Ecolabel is awarded to products and services that meet high environmental standards. In the case of graphic paper, that means using certified fibres from sustainably managed forests, restricted use of hazardous substances, and low air and water pollution during production.

Graphic Paper EU Ecolabel

ISO 9001: Quality

With our focus on delivering high-quality products, we of course have a rigorous quality management system in place. The ISO 9001 standard certifies that this system meets  criteria related to several areas including customer focus, quality management and continual improvement.

Quality ISO 9001

ISO 50001: Energy Management

Energy is of course inextricably linked to the challenges of climate change. The ISO 50001 standard verifies that Crown Van Gelder has implemented an energy management system to increase energy efficiency and conserve precious resources.

Energy ISO 50001

ISO 14001: Environmental Management

From water usage and energy consumption to waste reduction and minimizing greenhouse gas emissions. ISO 14001 sets out requirements for systems to manage an organisation’s effect on the environment. Crown Van Gelder aims to make the paper world greener and more sustainable, actively implementing policies to achieve this goal.

Environment ISO 14001

ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety

At the end of the day, nothing is more important than the health and safety of people.  ISO 45001 sets out standards to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and generally create better, safer working conditions.

The selling, development and production of woodfree paper ISO 45001

EcoVadis Gold Rating on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

By earning the EcoVadis Gold Rating, Crown Van Gelder now belongs to the top in the field of CSR in accordance to the EcoVadis CSR assessment methodology. The international independent methodology is based on CSR standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000.

EcoVadis Gold