Residual resources, such as food processing surplus streams, now often categorised as ‘waste’, can be reused at their highest potential value if fair pricing can be ensured, finds the latest report of the Coalition Circular Accounting.
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.
“Take the time to learn. It takes a lot of courage and it takes energy, but it’ll benefit your company in the long run." This is some of the advice that Prof. Dr. Willem Burggraaf gave his audience in his emeritus speech titled “De ondernemer centraal, tijd voor reflectie” (The entrepreneur as central theme, time to reflect). The speech took place on September 7th 2020 in the sports hall of Nyenrode Business University.
“As a start-up, you need to have the right ammunition and a strong story to convince investors.” Joris Kersten and Julia Baud look back at the Startup Funding & Valuation Seminar hosted at Nyenrode in Amsterdam.