Microplastics in the textile sector

Is your recycled jacket a source of microplastics? We tend to be blinded to unintended negative consequences when we search for silver bullets. We forget that measures can have significant positive effects while producing some negative ones. As a result, it is critical to managing both the intended positive effects and the unintended negative ones.…

CSRD is forcing sustainability managers to reach out to other people

The EU’s proposed Corporate Social Responsibility Directive (CSRD) introduces new sustainability reporting rules for listed or large companies. Reporting, though, is only part of the story. The CSRD will also require companies to look at their processes, roles & responsibilities. This will inevitably have repercussions on the role of the sustainability manager. This blog looks…

Hoe kun je waarde creëren in een wereld van onvolledige data op het gebied van biodiversiteit?

Op 28 juli sloegen professionals uit de duurzaamheids- en datawereld de handen ineen voor de tweede editie van Data & Sustainability in De Balie. Onder begeleiding van Navara en TheRockGroup werd gewerkt aan een complex vraagstuk van spoorwegbeheerder ProRail over de relatie tussen onvolledige data en impact op biodiversiteit. Data en duurzaamheid kunnen elkaar versterken,…

CSRD – Doubling down on CSR strategies

The EU’s proposed Corporate Social Responsibility Directive (CSRD) introduces new sustainability reporting rules for listed or large companies. Reporting, though, is only the end of the story. Stories start with identifying the main characters. For CSRD, this means asking what sustainability topics play the biggest role in a company and take centre stage in its…

Circulaire landbouw in Kenia rapport

Circulaire landbouw in Kenia

Trends Towards Circular Agriculture in Kenya   In Kenya, circular agriculture is on the rise. We understand it as a sustainable and inclusive food system that operates in harmony with nature and meets social needs simultaneously. With a steadily growing population, food in Kenya has been in high demand and this has come at the…

Sustainability Managers Webinar Series

Duurzaamheidsmanagers Webinarserie

Sustainability Managers Webinar Series: Accelerating the Transition Towards a Sustainable Future Within Organizations   Starting on the 22nd of March 2022, TheRockGroup will host a six-part webinar series, specially tailored to sustainability managers. During these online sessions, experienced trainers Elfrieke van Galen and Karin Boomsma will facilitate, allowing sustainability managers from all over the world to exchange…

3 november | Webinar #6. New Sustainable Communication

Webinar #6. New Sustainable Communication   Our Sustainability Managers Webinar series continues! As always, we are happy to facilitate discussions and provide a platform for knowledge and experience sharing. In the upcoming session, titled ‘New Sustainable Communication’. The webinar will take place on the 3rd of November 2022, so make sure to save the date! Practicalities…

11 oktober | Webinar #5. Rethinking Sustainability: Systems Thinking

Webinar #5. Rethinking Sustainability: Systems Thinking   Our Sustainability Managers Webinar series continues! As always, we are happy to facilitate discussions and provide a platform for knowledge and experience sharing. In the upcoming session, titled ‘Rethinking Sustainability: Systems Thinking’, we will look into the tools needed in order to address the many environmental, social, and…

Masterclass 21 september 2022 | Sustainability: versnel de transitie | JigsEye & TheRockGroup

Je bent (mede-) verantwoordelijk voor het versnellen van de duurzaamheidstransitie van jouw organisatie. Hoewel duurzaamheid hoog op de agenda staat, en zelfs onderdeel is van de geformuleerde business strategie, is de vertaling naar daadwerkelijke waardecreatie nog niet zo eenvoudig. Ideeën genoeg over “hoe het zou moeten”. Alleen nu nog uitvoeren. Al gauw resulteert dit in…