EIT Climate-KIC – The Journey Summer School

EIT Climate-KIC – The Journey Summer School The Journey is the world’s largest summer school on systems innovation and climate change which brings together 400 MSc students and young professionals from all over the world. Organised by Climate-KIC, we co-hosted this journey together with Luvent Consulting GmbH (Berlin) and the Utrecht University. Context EIT Climate-KIC’s The Journey…

Podcasts: Finance for Sustainability Managers

3-part Podcasts Series: Finance for Sustainability Professionals   During the 2019 State of the Sustainability Profession event a participant posed the question how sustainability managers could (learn to) speak the language of the finance department. As a response, our colleague Elfrieke van Galen recorded a 3 podcast series together with Chris Smulders, former CFO / now…

State of the Sustainability Professional – Kick-Off Event

The State of the Sustainability Professional: Sustainable Success – When are you successful as a sustainability manager?   The kick-off event of the State of the Sustainability Professional took place on September 15th together with the Sustainability University. The topics covered during the event were … Outcome of annual State of the Sustainability Profession survey…

Chrysal – Sustainability Program Development

Chrysal – Sustainability Program Development TheRockGroup helped Chrysal to create a structured sustainability program. With input from three working sessions with Chrysal, a 3-year sustainability implementation plan was created. Context Chrysal is a main driving force in the flower and plant industry and worldwide market leader in flower food. Whether you grow, transport, sell, or…

MVO Nederland – International CSR Chemical Sector

MVO Nederland – International CSR Chemical Sector MVO Nederland (“CSR Netherlands”) aimed to start an initiative stimulating CSR in international chemical sector value chains. TheRockGroup delivered the research in preparation for this new initiative to provide CSR-NL with sector insights, chemical companies attitudes towards CSR in an international context, business needs and the potential added…

AgriProFocus – Designing a Rural Young Entrepreneurship Program

AgriProFocus | Designing a Rural Young Entrepreneurship Program AgriProFocus is a civil society organization that works to connect relevant stakeholders in the agrifood system to make the sector work for development. It is a network organization and has been reviewing its activities and strategy. TheRockGroup worked with them to explore the potential for an entrepreneurship…

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 Science in Practice is a university course through which The Rock Group, the UvA, students, and participating companies work together in the transition towards a more sustainable economy. They do this by implementing circularity into the business models of both SME’s and larger organizations. Students learn about theoretical…