With over 20 colleagues, we work every day to develop and manage our labels and certificates. We would like to introduce ourselves to you!
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Team Plant Products
This team develops and manages sustainability criteria for vegetable production chains, coordinates with independent experts and stakeholders, such as NGOs, industry, and governments, and implements them via quality marks and certificates. This concerns the quality mark On the way to PlanetProof (arable farming, vegetables, fruit, and floriculture products) and the Groen Label Kas (Greenhouse) certificate, and the quality labels Barometer Duurzaam Terreinbeheer and Sustainable Florist. In addition, the team carries out various projects related to sustainability criteria, such as the development of an instrument for calculating greenhouse gas emission standards in greenhouse horticulture.
Stefanie de Kool
Jaap Bij de Vaate
Team Animal Products
This team develops and manages sustainability criteria for animal production chains, coordinates with stakeholders, such as users, NGOs, and independent experts, and governments, and implements them via quality labels and certificates. This concerns the quality label On the way to PlanetProof (eggs and dairy) and the certificates Maatlat Duurzame Veehouderij and Maatlat Schoon Erf. In addition, the team carries out various projects related to sustainability criteria, such as the development of a climate indicator for stalls.
Herman Docters van Leeuwen
Annika de Ridder
Saskia van Wageningen
Team Non-food Products
This team develops and manages sustainability criteria for non-food products and services, coordinates with stakeholders, such as users, NGOs, and independent experts, and authorities, and implements these criteria via the Milieukeur, Milieuthermometer Zorg, and Barometer Duurzame Evenementen. For EU Ecolabel, the non-food team advises the government and is responsible for certification. In addition, the team carries out various projects related to sustainability criteria, such as advising the government on socially responsible procurement (SRI).
Lotte van den Bosch
Junior project leader EU Ecolabel
Maintenance of the various websites, social media, awareness of the programs and SMK and contact with the media. This team ensures that our message reaches you. In addition, this team supports certificate holders in their marketing communications. Click here to read more about communication from SMK.
Secretariat & Finance
The secretariat takes care of all administration and activities surrounding SMK. The financial department is staffed by our bookkeeper and a financial officer.
Monique van Raam
Erwin de Vries