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RSM Sustainability Career Panel 2016 Report

With a good attendance and positive early reviews, we thought we should put together a comprehensive report of the RSM Sustainability Career Panel, which really came to life for the panel and for the audience. If you missed it, here’s what happened:Multiple trajectories“How did you end up in your current role and how…See More
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Sustainable RSM member wins the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award

An invitation to an all-expenses-paid three-day international symposium on economic growth in Switzerland was the prize for master student and Sustainable RSM member Anuj Narayanan Kannankutty for his essay on alternatives to economic growth. It was one of the 100 essays chosen from 900 submitted to the …See More
Jun 14
Joey Johannsen posted a blog post

Building the social enterprise sector

The reality of building and sustaining innovative businesses – and working with investors – will be tackled in an intensive seven-day workshop for MBA candidates at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) in July. The workshop is a result…See More
May 19
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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 sustainabilityThis program is designed as a conversation with sustainability graduates about career path, experiences, and best practices on the job hunt.  Besides this, tips and suggestions for what to consider and how to proceed if there is not necessarily a clear path to a position in social or environmental sustainability will be discussed. This event is thus for you if you:- are interested in sustainability - would like to know…See More
May 10

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Sustainable RSM member wins the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award

An invitation to an all-expenses-paid three-day international symposium on economic growth in Switzerland was the prize for master student and Sustainable RSM member Anuj Narayanan Kannankutty for his essay on alternatives to economic growth. It was one of the 100 essays chosen from 900 submitted to the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, a global competition for students at graduate and postgraduate level. 

Anuj, from the MSc Business Administration Master in Management programme at RSM, attended the Leaders of Tomorrow symposium at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). The event is billed as ‘the world’s premier opportunity for intergenerational debates’ and he…

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Posted by Anouk van der Laan on June 14, 2016 at 10:14am

RSM Sustainability Career Panel 2016 Report

With a good attendance and positive early reviews, we thought we should put together a comprehensive report of the RSM Sustainability Career Panel, which really came to life for the panel and for the audience. If you missed it, here’s what happened:

Multiple trajectories

“How did you end up in your current role and how is it related to sustainability?” This straightforward question by moderator, Dorothy Grandia opened the Sustainability Career Panel on Tuesday 17 May. Five RSM graduates of MSc and MBA programmes; Tim Vervoorn,…

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Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

Building the social enterprise sector

The reality of building and sustaining innovative businesses – and working with investors – will be tackled in an intensive seven-day workshop for MBA candidates at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) in July. The workshop is a result of a partnership between RSM and Impact Business Leaders (IBL), a company dedicated to building the social enterprise sector.



The ‘IBL@RSM: Sustainability & Social Enterprise’ programme provides career counselling, familiarisation with the social…

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Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 19, 2016 at 4:00pm

Sustainable RSM co-sponsors Model UNFCCC May 12-13 in Rotterdam

On May 12-13 Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will host the 2016 Model United Nations climate change negotiations (known as Model UNFCCC).Select students from MSc International Management/CEMS and MSc Global Business & Sustainability programmes of RSM will take part in the event for 120 students across eight leading CEMS universities. They have simultaneously participated in the 2016 edition of the Climate Change Strategy Role Play course which culminates in this simulation event in Rotterdam.

We wish the participants much success taking the lead to address the pressing global issues that climate change intensifies (resource competition, natural disasters, disease vectors, water and food scarcity…

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Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 9, 2016 at 12:08pm

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

 
 
 

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