SDG Traineeship

SDG Traineeship kick-off

SDG Traineeship: The very first in the world kicks off in the Netherlands.   TheRockGroup together with the SDG House Network have launched the very first SDG Traineeship in the world. In 2015 all member states of the United Nations agreed on a progressive vision of the future for 2030: a sustainable world where everyone…

Whitepaper on the Circular Economy

The new whitepaper ‘Circular Economy – different approach, different behavior’ by the Sustainability University Foundation is out!   Recent research by the Sustainability University Foundation shows that accelerating the circular economy requires professionals in businesses with a distinctive set of competencies. The transition to a circular economy can only be achieved with a different way…

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…

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Apply now for the Regenerative Agriculture Research Program 2020!

TheRockGroup is proud to be to working on the development of two new programs with Regeneration Academy. Applications for the Regenerative Agriculture Research Program 2020 is now open! The Regenerative Agriculture Research Program offers positions to students who are committed to make a change in the way we approach agriculture through their thesis work or…

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Apply now for the Regenerative Agriculture Research Program!

The Regenerative Agriculture Research Program offers 12 positions to students who are committed to make a change in the way we approach agriculture through their thesis work or internship, while at the same time develop their professional and academic skills. Arrival: 2nd of september or 11th of november End: 22nd of December Short program: 13th…

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Employee Engagement and CSR Ambassadors

Employee Engagement and CSR Ambassadors Employee engagement and an ambassadors network are essential for the CSR manager to embed sustainability in organizations TheRockGroup identified four stages of employee engagement for The Shift. We can distinguish four stages in the cycle of engaging employees within an organisation. These are: Awareness, Individual Engagement, Functional Engagement and Full…

Springtij Forum 2018 – In Search of a New Balance

Thema Mobiliteit & Transport – Onze terugblik met samenvatting en uitkomsten Navigatoren: Elfrieke van Galen & Pam van de Klundert De 9e editie van het 3 daagse duurzaamheid forum Springtij op Terschelling had meer dan 800 deelnemers, 70 workshops, nationale en internationale sprekers. De thematiek omvatte gevarieerde onderwerpen als klimaat adaptatie, energie transitie, de rol…

Verkenningssessie Gezonde en Circulaire Economie & Isolatiematerialen

Donderdag 11 oktober vond het Get Connected jaarcongres 2018 plaats, met in de ochtend diverse interactieve sessies, waaronder de verkenningssessie Circulaire Economie, met een focus op gezonde isolatiematerialen. Onze consultant Jesse Arnon begeleidde de sessie.    De verkennende sessie circulaire en gezonde isolatiematerialen werd bijgewoond door een mix aan deelnemers. Er waren aanbieders van het materiaal,…

11 September Peer Congress: The State of the CSR Profession

Sustainability has become everyone’s new favorite buzz word, in the way we live our lives and our consumer choices. The option of sustainable choices as a consumer actually begin with the businesses we interact and do business with. That is why sustainability within your own organization and business operations is so important. As a leader…