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Blog Posts

RSM Associate Professor Frank Wijen article in 9 November Huffington Post Business

Sustainable RSM Academic Coordinator, Dr. Frank Wijen has an article “Trade-offs in the Adoption of Sustainability Standards” in the 9 November Huffington Post Business blog. 

Dr. Wijen, Associate Professor of Strategic Management in the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is a board member of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability network (a partnership among academic institutions created to provide data and networking opportunities to facilitate research on corporate sustainability).

In the article he asks, “How sustainable is sustainability? Some people might ask this question ironically, drawing attention to the lack of a standard definition of a word. It can mean quite different…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on November 11, 2015 at 2:45pm

Rob Zuidwijk Inaugural Address 'Are we connected?' 13 November

Professor Zuidwijk, describe the networks of container transportation, logistics information systems, and sustainable supply chains to convey this message in his inaugural speech ‘Are we connected?’

13 November 2015 in the Aula on the Woudestein campus of Erasmus University, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam. The event is open to the public and will be followed by a reception.

Rob Zuidwij'k's appointment as Trust Fund Endowed Professor Ports in Global Networks began 1 December 2014. He is endowed professor of 'Ports in Global Networks' at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, on behalf of the Vereniging Trustfonds EUR. He is also Scientific Director of the…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on November 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

David W. Cash speaks at Erasmus University 18 November

David W. Cash guest lecture:

Integrating clean energy policies, environmental policy, economic growth and innovation

Theil Building: Room CB-2, Erasmus University Woudestein Campus

18 November, 17:00- 19:00

David W. Cash, Dean of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston provides a guest lecture on integrating clean energy policies, environmental policy, economic growth and innovation. 

Professor Cash, a U.S.environmental expert, studied at both Yale and Harvard. While at Harvard, he conducted applied research that focused on bridging knowledge and action, exploring how science and technical information can inform decision-making related to environmental and sustainable development issues. He has published numerous professional, peer-reviewed academic and lay articles and book chapters.

Dr.Cash is the recipient of awards and fellowships…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on November 5, 2015 at 2:00pm

TODAY - Friday 30 October - Farewell Symposium 15:00 Forumzaal

Today 15:00 Forumzaal - Farewell Symposium Professor Gail Whiteman

Confirmed speakers:

Ruud Lubbers, (a.o.) former Dutch PM & UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Jan Rotmans, Professor Transition management, Drift, Erasmus University

Geanne van Arkel, Head of Sustainable Development, Interface

Barend van Bergen, Global Head of Sustainability Advisory and partner, KPMG the Netherlands

Fred van Beuningen, Executive Director, Clean Tech Delta.

The symposium starts at 15.00 h (doors open at 14.45 h) and will be followed by drinks & bites.…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on October 30, 2015 at 11:57am

8th Annual Max Havelaar Lecture 28 October 2015

Max Havelaar Lecture

Wednesday, 28 October

14:00 - 17:00

Theil Building Room CB-1, Erasmus University

2015 highlights the finalization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the start-up of the Sustainable Development Goals. Is it the dawn of a new era? What have the MDGs delivered? And what can we expect from the new goals? The number of goals has more than doubled (17 goals)and they are more complex (169 sub-goals). How should we understand this move, what can we expect and how are Dutch organizations contributing to this agenda?

The 8th Max Havelaar lecture will find answers to these questions on Wednesday 28 October at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Registration is open and free on…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on October 15, 2015 at 11:07am

Posted by Joey Johannsen on October 14, 2015 at 1:50pm


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