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Meet the new Board Member: Andrea van Dijk from Invest-NL

Meet the new Board Member: Andrea van Dijk from Invest-NL

Meet the new board member: Andrea van Dijk from Invest-NL Invest-NL is a Dutch government-owned venture capital, impact investment firm that finances innovative scale-ups looking to transition to a low-carbon economy or develop innovative technology. Andrea van Dijk,...

Meet the new board member: Jenny Wassenaar from Trivium Packaging

Meet the new board member: Jenny Wassenaar from Trivium Packaging

Meet the new board member: Jenny Wassenaar from Trivium PackagingTrivium Packaging “Trivium” is a global leader in metal packaging, serving some of the world's most recognizable brands. They offer customers around the world innovative and sustainable packaging...

Meet the new Participant Engagement Manager

Meet the new Participant Engagement Manager

Meet the new Participant Engagement Manager Global Compact Network Netherlands has expanded their team with a Participant Engagement Manager since 1 July 2022. Monica engages with companies and organizations which want to join the UN Global Compact network. She will...

SDGs Lagging Halfway: Drop or Accelerate Them?

SDGs Lagging Halfway: Drop or Accelerate Them?

SDGs lagging halfway: Drop or accelerate them?UN Secretary-General António Guterres recently stated that humanity is “moving backwards in relation to the majority of the SDGs” (Sustainable Development Goals) and encouraged parties to accelerate and scale-up. In a...

Challenge norms and create beauty

Challenge norms and create beauty

Challenge norms and create beautyIf you’re at all involved in ‘sustainability’, then I expect there is a part of you that is terrified. I know I am! A few years ago, I researched the climate crisis for a performance I was making – and found myself mourning for our...

UN Global Compact announces new SDG Pioneers

UN Global Compact announces new SDG Pioneers

UN Global Compact announces new SDG Pioneers UN Global Compact recognizes 10 business leaders who have demonstrated extraordinary progress and commitment towards advancing the Sustainable Development Goals UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 June 2022 — The United Nations...