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Last Monday Sustainable RSM, together with the RSM Faculty Council, the EUR student and employee interest group Plant-based@EUR, and the RSM Director of Operations sent out a letter to Marco Roodenburg, responsible for the new EUR catering tender, asking for an inclusion of a range of requirements to offer more sustainable and healthy food on campus.
The food situation for the growing community of plant-based eaters at EUR is dire: Almost all dishes currently offered on campus contain animal products (meat, poultry, fish, sea food, cheese, cream, milk, yogurt, whey powder, gelatine, eggs, etc., or any combination of these). Attempts to offer plant-based meals or snacks, like grilled vegetable sandwiches, are often contaminated by adding mayonnaise or cheese, which are not suitable for vegans or people with lactose-intolerance. Even if the occasional soup…Continue
Posted by Sustainable RSM on December 11, 2013 at 2:00pm
Posted by Billy Lou on November 29, 2013 at 12:30pm
Erasmus University Rotterdam is celebrating its centenary in the 2013-2014 academic year. To mark the event, the university is asking students and members of the staff to take part on a voluntary basis in a social initiative that is hoped to have a major social impact in Rotterdam. The objective is to demonstrate Erasmus University’s commitment to the community of Rotterdam and the willingness of young people to give something back to the community. Moreover, in the process we want to build bridges between people of different generations, ethnic groups and levels of education.
Erasmus 4 Rotterdam is a combination of voluntary work executed by volunteers, new (iconic) projects, one day projects, and structural projects, started by students/employees of the EUR as well as created and…Continue
Posted by Julia Laenge on November 15, 2013 at 11:18am
Perhaps you have been wondering, as we were, about the future of food services at the EUR Woudestein Campus. I met with Marco Roodenburg, Hoofd Facilitair Contractbeheer of Erasmus Facilities Bureau (EFB). He provided the following information.
Understanding European Tender.
First, for background, we were told it is helpful to understand European Tender. This is the official site for groups to submit their proposals for consideration to be a food service at specific Erasmus University locations. Currently at EUR, there is 'tender' with Coffee and More, Starbucks, and the café service of Albron in both the H-building and the T-building. Albron has a limited time…Continue
On This year’s Sustainability Day (16 Oct.), Sustainable RSM Student Committee organized the event ‘Paint your own mug’ at the T4 cafeteria.
The initiative behind this Mug event is to encourage students and employees using mugs instead of paper/plastic cups. Moreover the SRSM student committee also has the initiative of getting discount at cafeteria’s coffee corner when people bringing their own mugs, and now we are actively working on it. The mugs that students painted could be some nicely designed mugs for their own use or as personalized gifts to give friends or families.
During this event, participants had the opportunity to buy a blank mug with two different sizes. With the brushes and colors provided, combined students’ imagination with their painting skills, lots of beautiful mugs are made (see pictures).
For people who passed by we hope they can also get the idea of the mug initiative and be influenced by that. The location of…Continue
Posted by Billy Lou on November 1, 2013 at 12:42am
A seminar by Professor Jan Rotmans about transition and its governance formed the centrepiece of ‘Grassroots and Gratitude: 10 years of transition and momentum for sustainability at RSM’ at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University on 15 October 2013.
Organised by Sustainable RSM (SRSM), ‘Grassroots and Gratitude’ celebrated the official launch of the Sustainability at RSM webpages, and raised a toast to our roots by recognising the early grassroots efforts of Professor Gail Whiteman and Drs Ingrid de Vries…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on October 31, 2013 at 1:02pm
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
Started by Ingrid de Vries Nov 7, 2012.