We pay a lot of attention to finding and maintaining good contacts with excellent suppliers. Our high standards may not always make us an easy partner, but they know what we have to offer and that they can trust us. All wood purchased and sold by Van den Berg Hardhout is FSC-certified, or comes from sources that are about to receive the certification. 'That is a conscious decision', says Albert Oudenaarden, who is the commercial key figure in the company. 'We think it is important to help companies that are about to receive the FSC certification for their forests. This will accelerate the process of certification and this is something we aim for.
FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation.
FSC certification provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment as well as providing ongoing business value.
FSC is nationally represented in more than 50 countries around the world.