Circular Economy (PPLE)

Circular Economy – University of AmsterdamThe Circular Economy course for bachelor’s students at the UvA challenged students to reflect on the way we organize our current economic system and its consequences for material flows. The circular economy, its barriers and opportunities for implementation, its impact and possible unintended consequences were studied.   Context PPLE at…

Externalities (PPLE)

Externalities – University of Amsterdam This course in Externalities challenged students to think in a new way about the effects their choices have. The course broadened students’ perspective and knowledge on how the choices they make have a ripple effect on the world around them. This course created critical thinkers and informed consumers through a…

CSR Success at the Berlin Conference

On May 23rd and 24th  Elfrieke van Galen of TheRockGroup spoke at the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Congress in Berlin, Germany. At this international conference hot business, societal and scientific topics were discussed such as water conservation and waste management, Energy, greenhouse gases and environmental strategies, transparency, integrated reporting and SDGs, and circular economy and sustainable…

VTW Interview Elfrieke van Galen

Elfrieke van Galen, partner at TheRockGroup, has worked with VTW to give a masters course in sustainability to the VTW members. Also, she was a member of the VTW sustainability workgroup that created a manual for TVW in the area of sustainability. During her interview with VTW, entitled ‘Er komt veel meer op sector af…

VONK with Oma’s Soep 20th June

VONK in collaboration with Stichting Doen and TheRockGroup organizes an event every few months to showcase a noteworthy sustainable startup. The startups showcases their abilities and also come to the audience of experts and stakeholders for a feedback and brainstorm session with a specific question designed to help them further their business. This time VONK…

Extinction

Extinction – Honours Programme & Public AwarenessIf extinctions have been rule in the past, extinctions are certainly a rule today. With extinction rates exceeding 100 times the baseline rates of non-human eras, as deduced by paleontologists from fossil records, we can assure ourselves that humans play a major role in today’s so called ‘6th mass…

Orange ASEAN Factory

Orange ASEAN Factory Over the 5 editions of Orange ASEAN factory developed and given by TheRockGroup we have trained over 126 students from over 9 countries in the Asian region. We have consulted on over 32 business cases and delivered results to happy clients which they can implement to increase the sustainability of their business.…

University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam Since 2006 we have been active in designing, organizing and teaching education. Always interdisciplinary, always related to sustainability related topics. Over the years we have worked with more than 500 UvA students from a wide range of disciplines, cultural and personal backgrounds. In our teaching work we have engaged hundreds of experts…