Residual resources, such as food processing surplus streams, now often categorised as ‘waste’, can be reused at their highest potential value if fair pricing can be ensured, finds the latest report of the Coalition Circular Accounting.
On November 3rd, 2020, Nyenrode welcomed Loek van den Boog, Founder and Chairman of Net4kids, a matchmaker between business and local child aid projects in Asia and Africa as part of the Nyenrode Online Breakfast Sessions.
The infrasector, has great ambitions when it comes to making projects more sustainable. And the ability to make the distinction between more and less sustainable projects is crucial to this ambition. An exploratory study conducted by Nyenrode Business University on behalf of Dura Vermeer Infra BV, has resulted in a proposal for the content, feasibility and requirements for a quality mark for infrastructure projects.
Cyber threats are constantly evolving, meaning attackers are always one step ahead. Cybersecurity data science offers a new hope. However, realizing the benefits of these methods will require focused investment. This is a conclusion reached by Scott Mongeau in his PhD dissertation "Cybersecurity Data Science: Best Practices in an Emerging Profession", which will be defended at Nyenrode Business University on December 4th, 2020.
In Society 4.0 author Bob de Wit paints a picture of a world standing at a crossroads and facing choices that will determine the future development of our society. Do we want to stay with the existing power establishments? Or will we display the motivation and courage required to combine the best of global and local and establish a Glocalcitizens community as the basis for an alternative and optimistic future society?
Disasters often herald the beginning of a transition. This is because the impact of such a disaster now becomes visible and there is a huge desire to not go through such a terrible experience again. Consequently, structural changes can be implemented faster. The essay ‘Omdat belangen samenvallen’, written by Anke van Hal in collaboration with Matthijs Uyterlinde and various other parties involved, discusses the potential impact of the Coronacrisis on the experimental program ‘Verduurzaming van Kwetsbare Wijken’ (Making Vulnerable Neighborhoods Sustainable).