Keurhout stands for clarity and reliability when it comes to the supply of certified sustainably produced timber and wood of demonstrable legal origin. Therefore Keurhout has the practical supply chain system that allows customers to provide clarity regarding the origin of the wood. The CoC system is verified by independent certification organizations, and offers advantages over other known chain of custody systems through greater flexibility in the proportions within a Keurhout product composed of several admitted timber.
The objectives of Keurhout are:
• Testing certificates for sustainable forest management against the criteria of the protocol SFM, based on the purpose by the Dutch government set minimum requirements.
• Testing certificates for legal origin (LET) based on the LET protocol.
• The keys of certification systems for sustainable forest management against the criteria of the SYS protocol.
• The careful monitoring of wood from the authorized production areas throughout the legal or sustainable supply chain to the consumer.