The Sustainability University researches and provides insight into the specific roles and competences of sustainability professionals that are needed to successfully implement and acceleratie sustainability within companies. For our research, we work together with other knowledge institutes and competences experts. Below you find the latest results of our research.
Whitepaper Circular economy: a different way of working and new behavior (Dec, 2020)
The Sustainability University Foundation started a project to study specific competencies among sustainability professionals, who successfully realize the circular economy within their companies. As a result of this research and with the aim of accelerating CE within companies, the Sustainability University published a whitepaper that offers concrete tools for the development of these competencies.
The Sustainability University foundation conducted their second survey on Dutch sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals to map the state of this profession in the Netherlands. In this exploratory research, 112 sustainability professionals responded to the survey. Although the need to embed sustainability in business is bigger than ever, when compared with last year’s results, the embedding of sustainability or CSR hardly improved.
For the first edition of the State of the Sustainability Professional, a survey was conducted amongst Dutch sustainability and CSR professionals in the Netherlands. As more of an exploratory research, 86 sustainability professionals responded to the survey. The results exhibit a general image of the current sustainability workforce landscape.