IHE Delft Institute for Water Education – Guest lecture on Corporate Social Responsibility

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education – Guest lecture on Corporate Social Responsibility For several years now, the TheRockGroup has been invited to provide a lecture on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to an international group of water management professionals and students at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education. Within one day, the students learn what…

Science in Practice – University of Amsterdam

Science in Practice – University of Amsterdam Together through Science in Practice, TheRockGroup, UvA, students and participating companies have implemented circular economy into the business models of SME’s and larger organizations to create a more sustainable economy. Students learn both theoretical concepts of circular economy as well as skills used in business environments. Since 2015,…

IKEA Foundation – Portfolio Strategy Support

IKEA Foundation – Portfolio Strategy Support Climate Change is a pressing issue for all but especially for those with minimal resources and vulnerable to its effects. This is the group the IKEA Foundation focuses on through their projects and grants through their portfolio areas focusing on food/agri, energy, livelihoods and entrepreneurship. However, climate change, a…

Sungevity International – Sungevity’s first impact report

Sungevity International – Sungevity’s first impact report TheRockGroup assisted Sungevity International in making an impact analysis and sustainability report. We also helped set up a reporting cycle to strengthen and deepen Sungevity’s sustainability proposition. In the reporting cycle we put the focus on incremental improvements.   Context Sungevity International is a social enterprise specialized in solar…

Royal Tropical Institute – Sustainable Development Goal House

Royal Tropical Institute – Sustainable Development Goal House The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent centre of expertise, education, intercultural cooperation and hospitality dedicated to sustainable development. Based on a national heritage site in Amsterdam, KIT focuses on key areas where it can make a difference: Gender, Global Health, Intercultural Communication and Sustainable Economic Development.…

VONK | ptthee

VONK & ptthee The latest edition of VONK featured ptthee, a Dutch start-up on a mission to have a positive impact on biodiversity, whilst creating high-quality tea. Daan van Diepen and Matthijs Westerwoudt work together with Dutch organic farmers. They grow their herbal mixtures on the unused edges of the fields and meadows of the farmers. Creating…

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VONK | ReBlend

VONK & ReBlend The latest edition of VONK featuring the sustainable fashion start-up ReBlend was very insightful, not only for Anita de Wit, co-founder of the company. By inviting a very diverse set of people with different educational backgrounds and who follow different professions, the event offers a nice opportunity for everyone to think outside of…