Randstad says sustainable development of labor market the ‘only logical choice.’

Randstad released its new ‘sustainability@work’ report which argues that the sustainable development of the labor market must feel like the ‘only logical choice.’  The report is the first in a series that focuses on the sustainable transformation of the labor market. It is a transformation that many companies and societies are going through today, particularly […] ... lees meer

Circle Economy announces digital ‘Circle City Scan Tool’ to support cities transition to the circular economy

Today, with generous support from the Mava Foundation, Circle Economy announces the Circle City Scan Tool: a digital tool that supports cities and regions around the world in creating an action plan for the transition to the circular economy. A prototype of the tool is now available through a closed beta programme, and we invite […] ... lees meer

Unilever contributes more than €100m to continue helping corona affected people around the world

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer of brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, today announced a wide-ranging set of measures to support global and national efforts to tackle the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The company’s actions are designed to help protect the lives and livelihoods of its multiple stakeholders – including its consumers and communities, its […] ... lees meer

Investors with over US$4.5 trillion in assets criticise weak human rights performance of leading companies

A group of 176 international investors representing over $4.5 trillion in assets under management have joined forces to call out the human rights performance of some of the world’s most well-known companies. The 95 worst performing companies on human rights due diligence in the latest Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), which include Canon, Carlsberg, Starbucks, […] ... lees meer

Global business and workers unite in call for international cooperation in response to COVID-19

Ahead of next week’s cancelled G20 leaders summit, the world’s business and workers’ organisations have joined forces to issue an open letter calling on political leaders to commit to bold coordinated action that leaves no one behind in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter is co-signed by the leaders of the International Chamber of […] ... lees meer

Verstegen Spices & Sauces genomineerd bij Coolest Dutch Brands 2020

Een nieuw jaar, een nieuwe ronde. Fonk presenteert de eerste genomineerde voor Coolest Dutch Brands 2020: Verstegen Spices & Sauces.  Marianne van Keep, Directeur Duurzaamheid en Inkoop en Retail Marketing Manager Saskia van Wijk zijn allebei heel trots op ‘hun’ bedrijf. ‘We bestaan sinds 1886, onze directeur Michel Driessen is vierde generatie’, vertelt Marianne. ‘Dat is bepalend […] ... lees meer

The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020 is now Live

Today Acre, Carnstone and Flag, launched ‘The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020’. The growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability have always been difficult to define, and the survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape. The Dutch CSR Portal (Online […] ... lees meer

Global Plant-Based Food Company, the LIVEKINDLY co., launches a $200-Million Investment with Kees Kruythoff (Unilever) as CEO

The LIVEKINDLY co. is leading a movement to build a sustainable future, yesterday, fueled by a $200-million founders’ funding round led by founders, entrepreneurs, and global leaders. Establishing a collective of heritage and start-up brands, the company is on track to become one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies. Kees Kruythoff (formerly Unilever) is […] ... lees meer

DSM announces partnership with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to create bio-based Dyneema®

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, and UPM Biofuels, a leading producer of sustainable raw materials, today announced a partnership that will help to reduce the environmental footprint of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber. The collaboration will see Dyneema® transition to […] ... lees meer

Husqvarna Group launches the next phase of Sustainovate with a strong focus on Carbon, Circular and People

Husqvarna Group begins the next phase in sustainability after five years of successfully integrating sustainability deeper into their business through the framework called Sustainovate.  With Sustainovate 2025, we have a clear aspiration to lead our industry in the transformation to a resource-smart economy. ”We have made significant progress, especially in reducing our absolute CO2 emissions, achieving […] ... lees meer