HR Misses opportunities for Circular Economy

Sustainability is still little embedded in the Human Resources (HR) processes of companies in the Netherlands. This is evident from recent research by the Sustainability University Foundation among sustainability professionals, part of the annual State of the Sustainability Profession survey aimed at the development of the profession of the sustainability professional and the implementation of…

Participate in the State of the Sustainability Profession Survey!

This week the Sustainability University launched the 2020 edition of “The State of the Sustainability Profession Survey”. This annually distributed survey provides insights into the developments of the profession of sustainability managers and clearly reflects on their experiences of implementing and working on sustainability within organizations in the Netherlands. This year’s edition marks the third…

Presale of the Book with Temporary Offer

The presale of the book ‘7 Roles to Create Sustainable Success’ starts with a discount of 5 euro. The book can be pre-ordered up to and including April 2020 through the website 7roles.com. The book will be published in May 2020. The Dutch Original book ‘MVO doe je Zo’ was published in 2016 and  has…

National Conference Circular Economy

National Conference Circular Economy The Sustainability University kicked off the Circular Economy week by hosting a session on Circular Economy (CE) competences during the National Conference Circular Economy in The Hague. During the interactive session, participants joined to learn about the necessary competences and roles to accelerate CE in organizations. A double race in Circular…

Study circular economy competencies

The Sustainability University Foundation has started a project to develop specific knowledge and competencies among sustainability professionals, to successfully realize the circular economy within their companies. This project accelerates the circular economy within Dutch business and is supported by The Goldschmeding Foundation. Companies play an important role in the transition towards a circular economy. Companies…

MVO Matching

We all know CSR can be a lonely profession within an organization. Some struggle with incorporating the needs and desires of their organization while maintaining a sustainable stance. Others struggle with internal resistance and some with discovering the latest trends and innovations in sustainability.   MVO matching can help the CSR professional by creating a…

Do Your Part in CSR

Sustainability. Who hasn’t heard of this word by now. Now, unlike a few generations ago, sustainability is a huge buzz word and the thought behind many actions. You can see it being woven into the fabric of society through business and education. Companies with CSR strategies are growing. Our Universities have beta and science studies…

Job Classifications and the CSR Profession

What are job classifications? Why are they important? And what can they do for a CSR professional? Well those are important questions! And hopefully we answer your curiosities here! We have created the first ever job classifications for the CSR and sustainability profession. And why you may ask.? Because they are important in determining how…