Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Major companies who have restructured their business models by integrating sustainability principles and practices into their core business will star in the second annual RSM Sustainability Forum, the flagship sustainability event for Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
The event is coming up on Friday 25 April 2014. Have you registered? Seats are limited and we're pleased that they are filling rapidly!
Organised by Sustainable RSM, powered by the energetic students of STAR, and supported by a team that includes members of the MSc in GBSM programme and the MBA Career…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on April 9, 2014 at 6:30pm
Nowadays the one-hour event is held worldwide each year at the end of March, to encourage individuals, communities households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.
Turn off your non-essential lights from 20:30-21:30, Saturday 29 March 2014.
What you can do during the Earth Hour?
Join the EUR community and millions of people across the world who switch lights off for an hour to raise awareness for the planet. Learn more about the impact of WWF and Earth Hour:…
Posted by Billy Lou on March 25, 2014 at 6:48pm
Save the date!
Earth Day - 22 April 2014
Posted by Billy Lou on March 24, 2014 at 11:00pm
On March 5th March the Sustainable RSM student committee hosted a lecture talk on sustainability and IT.
Competa director, Andy Huxby (picture left), presented his initiative of Fair Trade IT. He aligned Fair Trade practices with open-source software to enhance social sustainability, by founding the Fair Trade Software Foundation (FTSF). FTSF aims at transfering the 10 principles of Fair Trade to the IT industry, adding value for end-consumers through having a social impact. Competa is the first company to have acquired the Fair Trade label. Competa hires university graduates from less economically developed countries…Continue
Posted by Julia Laenge on March 14, 2014 at 9:45am
On Friday, 28 February 2014 the Sustainable RSM Student Committee had the pleasure of co-hosting the first ever interactive RSM Social Entrepreneurship session with the MSc Global Business & Stakeholder Management (GBSM) Programme.
The keynote speaker, Marcello Palazzi is founder and president of Progressio Foundation. He introduced the session, by defining a social entrepreneur as someone who includes social innovation in his/her business mission. In his experience, the hardship of being a social entrepreneur is to stay socially connected with the business idea while maintaining profitability.
Following, these guest speakers…Continue
Posted by Julia Laenge on March 9, 2014 at 12:00am
Sustainable RSM is pleased to announce that International Full-Time MBA student Vincent Zhang, a Chinese finance professional from Shanghai, is this year’s recipient of the €5,000 RSM MBA Sustainability Scholarship.
Vincent’s background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Shanghai Tongji University, and four years of business management experience in corporate banking at China’s largest bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
Vincent began his MBA studies at RSM in January 2014. Not only was he attracted by RSM's highly diverse cohort; he also finds the Netherlands a great place to study business.…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 4, 2014 at 6:30pm
Witteveen+Bos in collaboration with Pantanova offers a master thesis and internship position on building the business case around industrial hemp. Both Dutch and international students are…Continue
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