Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Dr. Frank den Hond of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is speaker at the ERIM Research Seminar 'Playing on Two Chessboards: Reputation Effects between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Political Activity (CPA)' which occurs next Wednesday, 1 April 2015 from 14.00 - 15.30 in Mandeville T10-67.
More information/registration here. …Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 26, 2015 at 4:28pm
Everywhere around the world, from 20.30 to 21.30 local time, the WWF urges individuals, businesses, and public facilities - like Erasmus University (here is info from last year's Earth Hour 2014 at EUR) - to 'turn off the lights'.
Earth Hour started in 2007 as a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. Today the event has grown to engage more than 162 countries and territories…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 26, 2015 at 11:45am
Alba Tiley (RSM MSc Strategic Management 2010) has been selected by the World Economic Forum as one of its Global Shapers: young international leaders between the ages of 20-33 who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements, and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.
Alba joins the Amsterdam Global Shaper Hub, one of the 49 Hubs worldwide. Currently Alba acts as both the United Nations Cross-sector Partnerships Manager, and Sustainability Manager, for Royal DSM. She was a One Young World summit delegate (2011-2014) and recipient of the Rotterdam School of Management…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 17, 2015 at 4:30pm
Paid full-time 4 month internship opportunities at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Redefining Value programme (2 positions) from mid-May to mid-September 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. Please note: interns need to apply for a temporary work permit in Switzerland (unless you possess current resident status).
Students apply via this link by 31 March 2015
The WBCSD believes that re-defining, measuring and appraising “corporate performance” beyond financial indicators, and collaborating with the financial community, has the potential to unlock and…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on March 12, 2015 at 4:19pm
RSM students and employees are invited to attend the kick-off/planning session of Damn Food Waste Rotterdam: Wednesday, March 18, from 7 pm to 9 pm. Meet at restaurant Uit Je Eigen Stad (Marconistraat 39). You will receive information on the food waste problem and collaborate in organizing a Damn Food Waste event in Rotterdam in June this year. The idea is to organize a free lunch for 5000 people, prepared from food that would have otherwise been wasted. An awareness event to minimise food waste.
See this link for an impression of one of the previous events!
Participation in the kick-off comes without obligations, but to help with the Rotterdam event, please attend…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on March 12, 2015 at 2:30pm
Socially and environmentally sustainable business models require novel business processes, models, and products. So how do you innovate for sustainable business?
Find out at the 3rd Annual RSM Sustainability Forum on Friday 10 April 2015
Breakout sessions with groundbreaking impact
One of the big advantages of attending the RSM Sustainability Forum is the opportunity to choose from…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 11, 2015 at 5:00pm