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Integrated Waste System Research at Erasmus University

My name is Nele Rosenstock, I am an MSc student in Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. I saw a posted vacancy on the sustainable RSM page, and saw opportunity to contribute my knowledge of successful systems in Germany and insights in public management and consultancy during a recent internship with Kienbaum Management Consultants in Düsseldorf. I love the idea of contributing to…See More
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RSM Sustainability Forum 2016 Report

Sustainable RSM is pleased with the attendance and early reviews of the RSM Sustainability Forum. Below is a comprehensive report of the Forum proceedings:The Social Face of Sustainable BusinessInvesting in the social aspect of sustainability is less about philanthropy than it is a solid business case for companies.…See More
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RSM Sustainability Career Panel 2016 at J-building, JB-49

May 17, 2016 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Receiving first-hand information on careers in the area of sustainabilityOn the one hand, we have a growing number of sustainability alumni: RSM graduates who graduated 4-10 years ago, now entering key sustainability positions with their companies, and looking for that next step of support from RSM. On the other hand, we have a large group of MBA- and Master Students who are looking for the right career move and are becoming more and more interested in the field of sustainability.This program…See More
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Integrated Waste System Research at Erasmus University

My name is Nele Rosenstock, I am an MSc student in Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. I saw a posted vacancy on the sustainable RSM page, and saw opportunity to contribute my knowledge of successful systems in Germany and insights in public management and consultancy during a recent internship with Kienbaum Management Consultants in Düsseldorf. I love the idea of contributing to change in the local environment.

The problem

Everyone does the same routine every day: producing waste and throwing trash away. Whether it’s at home while cooking, at the coffee-to-go from Starbucks, on the way to work, or at university when the copy machine spits out the homework twice instead of once. There are large amounts of waste that we see everyday. Most of us may agree that it is not acceptable for fresh tomatoes from the supermarket to be…

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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm

RSM Sustainability Forum 2016 Report

Sustainable RSM is pleased with the attendance and early reviews of the RSM Sustainability Forum. Below is a comprehensive report of the Forum proceedings:

The Social Face of Sustainable Business

Investing in the social aspect of sustainability is less about philanthropy than it is a solid business case for companies. “Consumers are demanding sustainable products,” said Truus Huisman, vice-president of sustainable business and communications for Unilever Europe. “But for a company to achieve its sustainability goals it needs all three pillars in place: the economic, the environmental, and the social.” Huisman's comments were part of her keynote address at the RSM Sustainability Forum 2016 hosted by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and…

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Posted by Joey Johannsen on April 22, 2016 at 12:00pm

Profiles panel members RSM Sustainability Career Panel

We will continuously disclose panel members that will participate in the RSM Sustainability Career Panel on this blog over the next two weeks. Click here for more general information on the event and here to subscribe.

Alex Dalley is a graduate of the RSM Full-Time MBA Programme in 2011. He won the prestigious Independent/AMBA Student of the Year Award that year, which recognizes MBA candidates with exceptional achievement, inspirational leadership, and ambassadorial power. He won the award for ‘his awareness of business opportunities in sourcing sustainable, ethically produced food from small farmers in developing economies to meet growing consumer demand in Europa…

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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on April 20, 2016 at 10:30am

oikos Rotterdam seeks board members!

oikos Rotterdam is a student organisation under the umbrella organisation oikos International. Oikos aims to foster the debate of sustainability driven management practices and educate students on the importance of sustainability and creative thinking.



Annual board membership in this young sustainability driven organization will allow you to

  •           Shape the future and determine the success of a young organization
  •           Learn more about sustainable business practices
  •           Improve your project management skills
  •           Initiate new projects and committees
  •           Gain leadership experience
  •           Improve your online marketing skills
  •           Be inspired by innovative and sustainable business…
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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on April 19, 2016 at 6:53pm

KPMG-RSM Sustainability Master Thesis Awards - the nominees!

Who will be the tenth winner of the annual KPMG-RSM Sustainability Master Thesis Award?

Sponsored by KPMG and awarded to a recent RSM master graduate, the annual Sustainability Master Thesis award honours research that combines academic excellence and business relevance related to the management of sustainability. To qualify for the KPMG-RSM Sustainability Master Thesis Award, each thesis subject must be related to social and ecological sustainability, and have achieved a mark of at least 8.5 during its defence.

This is an extraordinary year because since the collaboration between KPMG and RSM was established in 2006, this award marks the tenth winner of the KPMG-RSM Sustainability Master Thesis Award! Let us introduce the…

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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on April 4, 2016 at 2:22pm

The True Cost: documentary and debate on Wednesday April 6

What: The True Cost documentary is a story about the clothes we wear, the people who make them and the impact it’s having on our world. Dr. Mariangela Lavanga will provide an introduction and afterwards, there will be a debate on the need of a more fair way to pay for clothing and changes in manufacturing them.

Date: Wednesday April 6

From: 06 April 2016 20:00

Till: 06 April 2016 22:00

Location: Woudestein, Erasmus Paviljoen / Erasmus Pavilion 

Registration (for free): http://bit.ly/1Rns8W0

In collaboration with: SG Erasmus

The True Cost documentary

This is a story about clothing. It’s about…

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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on April 1, 2016 at 4:30pm

 
 
 

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