Dr. René P. Orij

Associate Professor
Rene Orij
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Onderzoek naar externe verslaggeving met behulp van grote hoeveelheden data
  • Duurzaamheidsverslaggeving
  • Theorie van externe verslaggeving
“Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference” (Barack Obama) 

Dr. René P. Orij is an associate professor at Nyenrode Business University. He is part of Nyenrode's Faculty Research Center for Corporate Reporting, Finance & Tax. Orij teaches and performs research. He also chairs the Nyenrode AoL committee and he is a member of the Nyenrode Research council.

Orij is an accounting scholar with a focus on the blend of corporate financial and social issues. His mission is to support students in gaining understanding and skills on how to deal with non-financial corporate performance, regarding the stewardship-role of businesses. 

Orij was once an international banker, now he is an innovative scholar with a focus on integrated corporate reporting - the future of reporting in a changing society. He is a dedicated lecturer.

Secondary positions

  • Member of the panel of experts of the transparency benchmark of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands (2018 - present).
  • Member of the Exam committee, Master-track Science-based Business / Science, Communication & Society, Leiden University (2018 - present).
  • Member of the Members' Council of Rabobank Alkmaar e.o. (2021 - present)

International activities

Orij was an international banker (Netherlands, Germany, Luxemburg, and Vietnam). Now he is performing research in international contexts and in international projects. 


He coaches his kids’ sports teams during the weekend – field hockey and soccer.

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