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Kees Vink appointed to endowed chair ‘From Big Natural History to Urban Ecology’
Effective 1 November 2020, Dr Kees Vink will hold an endowed chair that carries the title ‘From Big Natural History to Urban Ecology’, in association with the…
Wednesday 28 Oct 2020
"You could say: 'the big corporations still have a long way to go' - but it’s about the transition as whole and how that process needs to be managed and organised"
Prof.dr. Rob van Tulder sees that sustainable production is a priority for multinational companies. "SDG12 is increasingly becoming a regular management issue."
Monday 27 Jan 2020
Why ‘just’ recycling isn’t necessarily a Circular Economy
If you recycle harmful ingredients, you will be making a harmful product. Yet, not all companies that claim to be using the principles of Circular Economy.
Monday 27 Jan 2020
Why customization isn’t always positive
Technological advances allow customers to determine specific product characteristics by choosing particular ingredients, features or design elements in helping…
Thursday 23 Jan 2020
Five new sustainable business study cases for restoring landscapes
There is huge potential in restoring landscapes: around two billion hectares of land (two times the size of China) are degraded, but this can be addressed.
Monday 13 Jan 2020
"Subtle factors in the choice environment shape our likelihood to eat healthy and make sustainable food choices"
Anne-Kathrin Klesse, Associate Professor at RSM, studies how consumers can be nudged to make both healthier and more sustainable consumption choices.
Monday 16 Dec 2019
“Agricultural technology offers enormous opportunities for sustainability and feeding the world. But it also comes with risks”
What kind of impact will new digital technologies in agriculture have on our food supply in the future? Associate Professor Oane Visser (ISS) is carrying out…
Thursday 12 Dec 2019
ELENA grant contributes to a sustainable campus
With the ELENA grant from the European Commission, Erasmus University Rotterdam is able to realise her goals for a sustainable campus.
Tuesday 12 Nov 2019
Going to a conference by train, yes you can!
Business travel is a one of the largest contributors to the university’s carbon footprint but no measures are being taken. What can we do ourselves and what…
Friday 11 Oct 2019
PhD in the Humanities Grant for Arts & Culture research
The research project "Imagining climate change: The visual arts to the rescue?" by Ulrike Hahn has received a PhD in the Humanities grant.
Thursday 4 Jul 2019
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