Associate professor Dr Edgar Karssing receives a donation from the Vereniging van Compliance Officers en Adviseurs in de Accountancy (Association of Compliance Officers and Consultants in Accounting) because of his contribution in the field of ethics, integrity and compliance and the significant role he has played.
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.
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).
“Take the time to learn. It takes a lot of courage and it takes energy, but it’ll benefit your company in the long run." This is some of the advice that Prof. Dr. Willem Burggraaf gave his audience in his emeritus speech titled “De ondernemer centraal, tijd voor reflectie” (The entrepreneur as central theme, time to reflect). The speech took place on September 7th 2020 in the sports hall of Nyenrode Business University.