Fanny Lecroulant gave up a successful career in engineering for an uncertain existence as a social entrepreneur. “It was not a big sacrifice for me, I wanted a more meaningful job, and I have that now!" Read her story about olive oil, chocolate, consumer behavior and her vision on stewardship.
Today is Earth Day: time to reflect on our impact on nature, the environment and climate change. It is always Earth Day for alumna MSc in Management Erica Kostense. Journalist Matt Symonds of Poets & Quants talked to her.
The business world has become more complex, and job roles have become more dynamic and flexible. Especially with the Covid-19 virus. To succeed requires taking control, anticipation, building personal development in leadership, and information retrieval. Developing your career in this landscape means no only developing your leadership style, but also learning to base your management decisions on thorough academic rigor with the pursuit for practical relevance. Although the future is unclear, it still involves acting in advance working towards goals before achieving them. Undertaking an executive MBA (EMBA) can be a good way to do this.
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.
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.
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).