Denk mee over de duurzaamheidsagenda van de bankensector!

In 2015 hebben de Verenigde Naties de Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) gelanceerd. Het bedrijfsleven is wereldwijd gevraagd om bij te dragen aan de realisatie daarvan. De bankensector heeft die uitdaging gezamenlijk opgepakt. Dat heeft geleid tot een discussienotitie die in januari 2017 is gepubliceerd. Hierin staan ideeën over wat Nederlandse banken kunnen doen om de Read more about Denk mee over de duurzaamheidsagenda van de bankensector![…]


SDG Academy MOOC – Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability

Starting March 20th, this 7-week free online course explores the key challenges to achieving SDG 2: end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and ensure sustainable food production systems by 2030. You will learn about the pressing challenges around agriculture and food systems, the central role of agriculture in the Sustainable Development Goals, and development pathways towards global food Read more about SDG Academy MOOC – Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability[…]


Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform

We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver Read more about Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform[…]


Dialoogbijeenkomst Nederlandse Rapportage SDGs

Dit jaar stelt Nederland zijn eerste rapportage samen over de uitvoering van de Duurzame Ontwikkelingsdoelen (SDGs) in Nederland. Begin mei ontvangt de Tweede Kamer de Nederlandse rapportage, bestaande uit een algemeen deel onder verantwoordelijkheid van de Rijksoverheid en bijzondere delen onder verantwoordelijkheid van het bedrijfsleven, NGO’s, kennisinstellingen, lokale overheden en jongeren. Op 16 februari jl. hebben wij Read more about Dialoogbijeenkomst Nederlandse Rapportage SDGs[…]


New call on tackling global challenges

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organisations to fund use-inspired research to tackle global challenges. In March 2017, a call for proposals was collaboratively launched to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals in an innovative way and with a focus on the most vulnerable people in low- and middle-income Read more about New call on tackling global challenges[…]


Tackle global challenges and seize oportunities

On the 15th of February Dutch businesses gathered on a conference in a former bread factory in Rijswijk, to look for answers to the question: How can The Netherlands as an innovative trade and investment partner contribute to solutions for global challenges related to food, water, circular economy and innovation?   “All companies should anchor Read more about Tackle global challenges and seize oportunities[…]


Dutch financial institutions boost SDG Agenda

INTERVIEW – A large amount of money, is needed to realize the Sustainable Development Goals before 2030 according to experts. An extra sum of  5 to 7 trillion USD in addition to the existing cash flows to sustainability and development, to be precise. Hence it is not only desirable, but also necessary that institutional and private share Read more about Dutch financial institutions boost SDG Agenda[…]


Outcomes & Aftermovie Transform Your World

Transform Your World Preliminary outcomes of the sessions (until 14:30) + summaries of the workshops Participants to “Transform Your World” are already contributing to the SDGs in many ways. Today, they had the opportunity to find partners they need to contribute even more or better to the SDGs. During the workshops, participants identified shared aims Read more about Outcomes & Aftermovie Transform Your World[…]


100 CEOs sign for sustainable long-term growth

At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week over a 100 large companies under which Friesland Campina, Philips en Unilever signed a compact for more corporate sustainable responsability. The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting was this year held from 17 to 20 January in Davos. Around 3000 participants were present to discuss the main theme Read more about 100 CEOs sign for sustainable long-term growth[…]