Certifications & Affiliations
CellMark’s operations and procedures are governed by an ISO-certified management quality system. Additionally, the CellMark Group is certified as conforming to the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC® ), Chain of Custody standards, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), and ENplus®.
We are members of the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA), International Chrome Development Assoxiaton (ICDA), Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), and International Magnesium Institute (IMA).
CellMark partners with certified suppliers and encourages initiatives that lead to a sustainable development of the world’s resources. We embrace the challenges involved in creating innovative solutions for our partners, and we take pride in contributing to global sustainability efforts.
CellMark has a Quality Management System certified by Scandinavian Business Certification (SBcert). It is in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard.
CERTIFICATION ─ ISO 9001
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. For further information, please see www.fsc.org
CERTIFICATION ─ FSC®
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC®) promotes sustainable forest management — environmentally, socially, beneficially, and economically viable management of forests for present and future generations through independent third-party forest certification. For further information, please see www.pefc.org
Certification ─ PEFC®
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) is an international association of chemical distributors and supply chain partners who process, formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products. Members are committed to product stewardship and responsible distribution in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal. For more information, please see www.nacd.com
In order to offer the same wood pellet quality all over Europe, new European standards for solid biomass fuels were introduced in 2011. They included a standard for wood pellets, which ENplus® helped to implement all over Europe. The ENplus® quality seal accounts for the whole wood pellet supply chain – from production to delivery to the final customer, therefore ensuring high quality as well as transparency. For more information, please see www.enplus-pellets.eu
Certification ─ ENplus®
CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) is a non-profit organization that advances organic agriculture for a healthy world through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. CCOF envisions a world where organic is the norm. For further information, please see www.ccof.org
Certification ─ CCOF
OK KOSHER (K)
OK Kosher is the world’s leading orthodox kosher certification agency, recognized as the global benchmark for kosher standards and integrity. The OK Kosher mark is one of the world’s best-known trademarks; it immediately and universally increases company marketability, accountability, and kosher acceptability. For more information, please see www.ok.org
QS quality scheme for food covers all stages of the food chain. Strict rules apply to all participating companies in Germany and abroad, for example regarding traceability and hygiene. Auditors and independent certification bodies check regularly whether all requirements are met. For further information, please see www.q-s.de/en
The Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) is a certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and woodchips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production. SBP has developed a certification system to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources. For further information, please see www.sbp-cert.org
Various affiliations that CellMark is connected to:
DCAT: The Drug, Chemical and Associated Technologies Association (DCAT) is a leading business development association with members who manufacture, distribute, or provide services to pharmaceutical, chemical, and related industries. For further information, please see www.dcat.org
SCC: The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting research in cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical, professional, and educational standards, SCC improves the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. For further information, please see www.scconline.org
CCC: The Calorie Control Council (CCC) is an international non-profit association representing the low calorie food and beverage industry. It represents manufacturers and suppliers of low calorie and light food and beverages. For more information, please see www.caloriecontrol.org
GACC (former AQSIQ): The general Administration of Customs (GACC) is the headquarters of China Customs directly under the State Council of the People’s Republic of China. It is in charge of national quality, metrology, entry-exit commodity inspection, entry-exit health quarantine, entry-exit animal and plant quarantine, import-export food safety, certification and accreditation, standardization, as well as administrative law-enforcement. For more information, please see www.aqsiq.net
REACH: REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and restrictions of Chemicals (REACH). REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment. REACH applies to all chemical substances. For more information, please see echa.europa.eu
FDA: The FDA, known back then as the Association of First Division Civil Servants, is the only trade union dedicated to representing managers and professionals in public service. The goal of the FDA is to improve member’s terms, conditions, and working lives while acting as a powerful advocate for them and the vital public services they deliver. For more information, please see www.fda.org.uk
USDA: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. The goal of USDA is to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping to feed others throughout the world; and to preserve the Nation’s natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands. For more information, please see www.usda.gov
EU Waste Framework Directive /98/EC and 2018/851: The Waste Framework Directive establishes rules on how waste should be managed in the EU. It provides general principles for doing so, such as the Waste Hierarchy, Polluter Pays Principle and Extended Producer Responsibility. The Directive aims to reduce the environmental impact of waste and to encourage resource efficiency through reuse, recycling and recovery. Please press here for further information (PDF document).