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Fresh trigger to read Heineken’s Sustainability Report 2015

Today I’m sharing with you this great video I came across with on many online media. Heineken thought of a very creative way to draw attention to their 2015 Sustainability Report. It was the Dutch rapper Kevin “Blaxtar” de Randamie’s task to tell us to “Get Frank”. Here’s my favorite part: “His story was now … Continue reading

Green Kidz will turn your world around!

Worried by the amount of waste on such a small island and the effect of cleaning it had on young children, a group of great people have started a project to educate children on recycling and waste management. Stay tuned to learn about this beautiful project and about ways to help! In the meantime go … Continue reading

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Little steps towards a greener lifestyle

Every morning when we wake up, we start making choices: “What am I wearing today?, how long will I let the water run during my shower? Or shall I fill the tub again this week? Where does the tea I drink come from? Can I do more, besides recycling (I still have a lot of … Continue reading

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CSR in SMEs of Curaçao (2) “See you at Mondi Lodge”

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Continuing my journey to uncover sustainable practices in small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) in Curaçao, I’m shedding light on Mondi (meaning ‘bush’) Lodge. Experiencing Mondi Lodge as a local searching for a natural escape away from everyday, and enjoying the comfort of this resort first hand, has inspired me to share its sustainable characteristics. … Continue reading

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CSR in SMEs of Curaçao (Part 2): Mondi Lodge

Last September, I had the delight of spending a few days at fantastic Mondi Lodge. I had planned my stay about a year in advance, and finally enjoyed the sound of the breeze gently caressing the leaves on my palapa roof. While having breakfast on the porch of my cabin, I was surrounded by pure, … Continue reading

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CSR in SMEs of Curaçao (part 1): Curaçao Ecocity Projects- Curaloe®

Starting as of today I’m highlighting some companies which I consider to be sustainable. It has to do with my sense of pride, pride I feel for having great things resulting from such a small island in the Caribbean. The island of Curaçao.

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Before getting deeper into the area of Sustainability and Corporate … Continue reading

Sustainability into practice

Today I can proudly announce that I am the owner of my first sustainable sandals. Why sustainable? Because besides the fact that they are mostly made out of natural materials, the packaging is super small. This company keeps its craftsmen in mind by ensuring they get a fair pay, medical cover, 13th salary (all things … Continue reading

What you have is what I need! Collaborative Economy

www.collaborativeconsumption.org

www.collaborativeconsumption.org

The master in Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility covers such vast areas of development, sustainability and overall citizenship. “What you have is what I need”; that sounds rather selfish than sustainable. But here is what it boils down to: “share what you have”. In a collaborative economy it’s all about collaborating by sharing and/or … Continue reading

CSR…Mere Sustainababble?!

www.sustainababble.fish

www.sustainababble.fish

Without finding a clear difference between CSR 2.0 and CSR 3.0, one thing is for sure: There was a CSR 1.0, CSR 2.5 and there will be a CSR 5.0 some day. It is a science in evolution. I like the smart sound to that. Since the start of my Sustainability journey, I have … Continue reading

China’s foreign Investment Policies

http://www.thirdyearabroad.com

http://www.thirdyearabroad.com

Writing about China’s Foreign Investment Policies as an assignment given during my study trip to China!

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The (Western) new year 2015 opens with the news of China being the world leading recipient of Foreign Direct Investment, leaving the United States behind for the first time in history. Lately China is becoming more services … Continue reading