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Désirée van Gorp Making global value chains sustainable and enhancing the position of LDCs: A shared responsibility

Making global value chains sustainable and enhancing the position of LDCs: A shared responsibility

Opinion |  February 23 2021
Mother Earth does not care about the boundaries we have defined says Désirée van Gorp. Making global value chains sustainable is a shared responsibility.
tineke-lambooy-portret2 Nature needs legal rights to really protect biodiversity

Nature needs legal rights to really protect biodiversity

Research |  February 11 2021
We should attempt to treat nature as a heritage site and look after it for future generations", say professor Dr Tineke Lambooy. She discusses why granting legal personhood to entities of nature could enable society to protect biodiversity.
Team ‘Sustainability score infraprojects’; a quality mark for the infrastructure sector

‘Sustainability score infraprojects’; a quality mark for the infrastructure sector

Research |  December 9 2020
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.
Anke van Hal Coronacrisis puts energy transition in vulnerable neighborhoods higher on the list of priorities

Coronacrisis puts energy transition in vulnerable neighborhoods higher on the list of priorities

Research |  December 1 2020
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).
Anke van Hal The third success factor in freeing districts of natural gas

The third success factor in freeing districts of natural gas

Research |  August 13 2020
In the following years, many changes are coming to the residential environment. As a result of the climate problem, which has led to the Paris Agreement, the Dutch government has set ambitious goals.
Rosa foto “Off the beaten path”

“Off the beaten path”

Community |  February 24 2020
Rosa Duran (26), alumna of the Amsterdam BBA (2014) and Master in Management (2016), headed to the Greek island of Lesbos in 2018 to help with the reception of refugees.
Tony Chocolonely After Work Session Doing business without losing ethics

Doing business without losing ethics

Community |  March 11 2019
How can a brand create awareness, set an example and inspire others at the same time? Students and staff at Nyenrode Business University learned the answer to this question and many more during an after-work session on March 7, 2019. Ynzo van Zanten, Choco Evangelist at Tony’s Chocolonely, was the keynote speaker.
CVC06270_Nyenrode_ClimateResponsibilitiesofBusiness Businesses still fail to adequately consider financial implications of climate change

Businesses still fail to adequately consider financial implications of climate change

Opinion |  February 4 2019
During the Dies Natalis on November 20, 2018, Peter Bakker – President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) – urged the business community to take on a leading role and secure a sustainable future for all. He believes we are entering a period of unprecedented transformation. On January 18, 2019, Nyenrode hosted a conference that fit in perfectly with this topic: 'Corporate responsibility in relation to climate change'. International firms, investment managers, insurers, human rights organizations and climate groups came together to address the key question: how can my business take responsibility for future generations?

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