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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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Key Findings from ‘Better Business, Better World’

Sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth up to US$12 trillion and add up 380 million jobs by 2030. Putting the Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, at the heart of the world’s economic strategy could unleash a step-change in growth and productivity, with an investment boom in sustainable infrastructure as a critical driver. Read more about Key Findings from ‘Better Business, Better World’[…]

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Co-creation at The Spindle Innovation Lab

  Last week The Spindle organised their first ever co-creation session. In the office space of the 1% Club in Amsterdam, 25 professionals with different skills and expertise joined forces to work on various topics such as tax justice and civic power. Through a pressure cook method these professionals worked together and came up with Read more about Co-creation at The Spindle Innovation Lab[…]

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How Inclusive Business Methodologies Can Transform Slums

Last week, Human Cities Coalition attended and gave a workshop at the Dutch Sustainable Development Goals event ‘Transform Your World’ in Rotterdam. The event was co-hosted by the Sustainable Development Goals Charter, the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition, and EFR – Erasmus School of Economics Study Association. The day drew several hundred people currently working in some aspect Read more about How Inclusive Business Methodologies Can Transform Slums[…]

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Leiders van vandaag en morgen vragen om actie voor VN Duurzame Ontwikkelingsdoelen

Integreer circulaire economie in de onderwijsprogramma’s, zorg voor een eenduidige rapportage over de Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) van de VN en breid de samenwerking met alle stakeholders uit. Dat zijn enkele aanbevelingen van de conferentie ‘Transform Your World’, een initiatief van de Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC) en de Economische Faculteitsvereniging (EFR). Zij organiseerden de Read more about Leiders van vandaag en morgen vragen om actie voor VN Duurzame Ontwikkelingsdoelen[…]

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Transform Your World – Livestream

Today  we organize a national kick-start event about the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. We aim to drive collaboration and co-creation between the leaders of today and the leaders of tomorrow. Let’s work together – different sectors and different generations – to transform our world. We are convinced this Read more about Transform Your World – Livestream[…]