Contact & location
Do you have a question about our organization, our quality labels and programs? Or do you have a comment or bottleneck you would like to report? Fill out the contact form or contact team Plant Products, team Animal Products, team Non-food, or team Communication directly. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Do you prefer to ask your question by phone? During office hours we can be reached at +31 (070) 3 586 300.
SMK office & accessibility
The office of SMK is located at Bezuidenhoutseweg 105, 2594 AC The Hague, the Netherlands.
Our office is accessible by public transport and at most 10 minutes walking distance from Central Station The Hague. If you come by car, you can park in the area (paid parking until 14:00) or in the parking garages New Babylon or Malieveld.
Filing a complaint
Do you have a complaint about a decision of SMK or one of its Boards of Experts or TPAC? You can submit a complaint via the complaint form here.
For questions, comments or reporting bottlenecks, please use the contact form.
In the event of a calamity and if you wish to make use of the calamity regulations for On the way to PlanetProof Plant Products, then send in the completed emergency exemption form. This form can be downloaded via Plant Products
Contact one of the teams
At SMK we work with several teams, each with its own specialism. These teams are team Plant Products, team Animal Products, and team Non-food Products. Do you have any questions related to media, communication, and publication? Then please contact the Communication team.
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
Business Development and Relations
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).
Robert Jan Volders
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.
Junior Communication Advisor