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Dutch businesses endorse sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

Dutch businesses endorse sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

Over 250 companies have signed the statement 'Dutch companies endorse sustainability in COVID-19 recovery’, in which they pledge support for taking sustainability as the cornerstone in the COVID-19 recovery plans. Led by Jan Peter Balkenende, chairman of the Dutch...

New CEO of UN Global Compact

New CEO of UN Global Compact

Secretary-General appoints Sanda Ojiambo of Kenya as United Nations Global Compact Executive DirectorThe Kenyan business leader will take over from Lise Kingo as Executive Director of the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative on June 17, 2020. 25 May,...

Read the new SDG report

Read the new SDG report

Steeds meer bedrijven gaan bewust met de SDG’s aan de slag maar onvoldoende voortgang op kritische terreinen   20 mei 2020 - De Rijksoverheid en verschillende maatschappelijke sectoren hebben de vierde SDG-voortgangsrapportage ‘Nederland Ontwikkelt Duurzaam’...

Watch the webinar ‘CSR in Times of Corona’ online

Watch the webinar ‘CSR in Times of Corona’ online

Yesterday, the by Global Compact Network Netherlands organized, webinar took place. During this webinar we spoke about the various topics. Such as,"What do the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact say?" and "What can we learn from this in the way you...

The submission period for the SDG Pioneers campaign has been extended!

The submission period for the SDG Pioneers campaign has been extended!

Due to the current circumstances, we have decided to extend the submission period for the SDG Pioneer campaign. Door de huidige omstandigheden is de periode dat u zich kunt aanmelden voor de SDG Pioneers campagne verlengd. Sign up now for the campaign till 15 May...

“Responsible Investing is the New Normal”

“Responsible Investing is the New Normal”

This Friday afternoon at the historic Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam we hosted together with Rabobank a workshop on sustainable finance. Our speaker was Dr. Maarten Biermans, who is the Head of Sustainability of Rabobank’s Debt Capital Markets Department, and...

Passed the baton

Passed the baton

Blog from Hugo von Meijenfeldt - It can be said that, on the eve of the celebration of the fourth birthday of the SDGs, a lot has happened in the Netherlands. The informal networks that have been using it surprisingly broadly bottom-up and top-down already existed for...

Entrepreneurs and their dedication to the SDGs

December 10 2018– Together with VNO-NCW and MKB-Netherlands we created the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals-brochure. In this brochure, the dedication from entrepreneurs towards the Sustainable Development Goals is the central theme; entrepreneurs...