Tearfund Netherlands commits itself to:

  • the code of conduct of the International Red Cross and NGOs active in humanitarian aid. 

  • the code of conduct of the sector organisation Goede Doelen Nederland (including guidelines for financial management and the remuneration of directors). 

  • the SPHERE standards (guidelines for the delivery of humanitarian aid). 

  • the Core Humanitarian Standard (guideline for humanitarian aid, focusing on transparency, participation, and accountability). 

  • the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI – initiative for making project information available via the internet). 

  • the RJ 650 Fundraising Institutions guideline of the Council for Annual Reporting. 


Tearfund Netherlands is: 

  • a Recognized Charity following the quality requirements of the CBF, the supervisor for charities in the Netherlands (www.cbf.nl); 

  • holder of the ISO 9001-Partos certificate (standard for quality management in the development cooperation sector); 

  • holder of the ISO 14001 certificate (environmental management standard); 

  • member of the EU Humanitarian Partnership (quality label of ECHO, the humanitarian aid department of the European Commission).