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"At all layers and departments within the university there should be attention for sustainable development"
Board member Dr Ellen van Schoten and sustainability coordinator Dr Mariecke van der Glas update us on sustainability
Monday 1 Mar 2021
You don't have to have a green thumb to take part in the Erasmus Sustainability Days
From 1 to 5 March, the Erasmus Sustainability Days (ESD) is organised. The conference is available to everyone! Students, employees and everyone else who is interested.
Monday 22 Feb 2021
New research shines light on future directions for cities on sustainability and climate action
‘Smart’, ‘eco’ or ‘future’ cities? What is the difference between these labels? A study reveals ‘sustainable city’ has been most popular, but 'smart city' has…
Monday 15 Feb 2021
More drinking water, less plastic
That's the idea behind Aquablu. The company founded by EUR alumni produces a smart and compact water filter, which can be used to generate safe drinking water…
Thursday 4 Feb 2021
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
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