How can we encourage organizations to reduce their negative environmental and societal impacts? This question is central to the research of Ries Breijer, who obtained his PhD on December 18th. His research shows that regulatory changes on non-financial and financial reporting can play an important role.
The way companies report on sustainability is not sustainable, states Professor of Corporate Reporting Michael Erkens in his inaugural lecture. “We need to work globally towards a unified framework for sustainability reporting, so that we can better compare companies' sustainability performance and efforts.”
Since December 2022, there is a new Corporate Governance Code in place. This Code states that business leaders are responsible for sustainable long-term value creation and that companies must draw up policies for diversity and inclusion. Tineke Lambooy, Professor of Corporate Law at Nyenrode Business Universiteit, explains how business leaders can embed ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) values in their strategy.
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.
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.
This week, on May 26, 2021, in a first-of-its-kind judgment worldwide, the Court orders Shell to reduce its CO2 emissions by 45% by the end of 2030. The Shell case provides an ideal forum to debate the future of corporate climate responsibility worldwide. Professor Tineke Lambooy and Andreas Hoesli LL.M. explain why the court's decision in highly remarkable in many ways...
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.
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