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Désirée van Gorp Take more responsibility in making global value chains sustainable

Take more responsibility in making global value chains sustainable

Research |  January 25 2023
Not just companies, but governments and citizens too have a responsibility in making global value chains more sustainable. That is what Désirée van Gorp, professor of International Business at Nyenrode Business University, firmly believes. Global value chains represent processes in which goods and services are produced, processed, and delivered in different countries. Van Gorp: “Making these chains sustainable means, above all, taking solidarity as a starting point. What is good for us must also be good for people in the countries where we move our activities to, such as production processes.”
waddenzee klein Can the Wadden Sea be granted legal personality in order to include its voice in public decision-making?

Can the Wadden Sea be granted legal personality in order to include its voice in public decision-making?

Research |  December 22 2022
For the Wadden Sea, could a Rights of Nature approach be promising for strengthening the protection of natural values in this area? Prof. Dr. Tineke Lambooy LL.M. (Professor of Business Law at Nyenrode Business University) explored this issue together with fellow researchers Tessa van Soest and Ignace Breemer.
Jeroen van der Velden nieuwsbericht_LOWRES Collaboration as a strategic asset

Collaboration as a strategic asset

Research |  December 20 2022
The better organizations work together, the better the performance. That sounds like pushing at an open door, yet the importance of working together is often underestimated. What are the success factors play an important part in good collaboration? How do you make working together more efficient and effective? Jeroen van der Velden, Associate Professor of Strategy Alignment and director of the Nyenrode Faculty Expertise Center Strategy, Organization & Leadership at Nyenrode Business University can, after more than 25 years of research and consulting work, provide the answers to these questions in great detail.
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Stefanie Beninger on resilience: stabilize, adjust, or transform?

Stefanie Beninger on resilience: stabilize, adjust, or transform?

Research |  December 11 2022
Nyenrode Business University recently hosted the fourth edition of the Radical Thinkers Series. In the series, scientists talk about their research and their “radically” different way of thinking.
Irene Jonkers nieuwsbericht_LOWRES Breaking routines within your organization requires guts, playfulness as well as reflection

Breaking routines within your organization requires guts, playfulness as well as reflection

Research |  December 2 2022
Changing to a more sustainable or more social organization means changing existing patterns. And to be able to do so, you need to address three challenges: giving meaning to what you want to do, learning how to do it, and creating space to eliminate resistance. This is according to research conducted by Irene Jonkers, who is receiving her PhD at Nyenrode Business University today. 'If you understand the three challenges, the process becomes more manageable and also more fun,' Jonkers said.
Andre Nijhof nieuwsbericht_LOWRES Circular beanies: closing the circle at Nyenrode

Circular beanies: closing the circle at Nyenrode

Research |  November 21 2022
Anyone who thought that Nyenrode Business University focuses purely on education and research is wrong; in fact, the university also sells circular beanies made of recycled cotton from worn clothing. By investing in a student idea, the university is doing its part to make the textile industry more sustainable.
Haico Ebbers We urgently need to understand the impact of new economic powers

We urgently need to understand the impact of new economic powers

Research |  October 11 2022
"Do not underestimate the impact of China and other emerging economies on trade and investment flows." So argues Professor of International Economics at Nyenrode Business University Haico Ebbers.
Annemieke Roobeek, Jacques de Swart, Myrthe van der Plas Corporate Responsibility Framework

Corporate Responsibility Framework

Research |  September 21 2022
If an organization wants to do business responsibly and make strategic decisions that benefit people, the environment, and the market, the golden rule is: to measure is to know.

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