André Nijhof, Professor of Sustainable Business and Stewardship and Anke van Hal, Professor of Sustainable Building, both at Nyenrode Business University conduct research in the field of sustainability.
Using the energy transition as a lever to improve the quality of life in vulnerable neighborhoods was the goal of the experimental program Making Vulnerable Neighborhoods Sustainable (“Verduurzaming van Kwetsbare Wijken”) by Platform31, Nyenrode Business University and eighteen municipalities.
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).