SENSD Netherlands, the International Committee of the Dutch umbrella organisation Morgen, has put together the sustainable development in the Netherlands country report.
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There’s only one place to follow all the latest news and analysis from the next round of climate talks, and that’s on twitter.
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On 10 October, Sustainability Day in the Netherlands, Morgen (SENSD Netherlands) handed over their Manifest to ten managers of universities. Speakers at the event included former Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende and former chariman of the board of directors of Rabobank Herman Wijffels. They were very positive about the student's initiative to address sustainable higher education.…Continue
Added by Lisa Schipper on October 20, 2012 at 3:40pm — No Comments
An appraisal refers to a proficient appraiser's impartial and unbiased estimation of value, depending on the status of the property, existing real estate value and other aspects. You may have to appoint the services of an accredited appraiser if you’re trading your house yourself or if you need to know the value of your home for the purpose of refinancing. For real estate appraisers, the most important factors are education and certification, applicable knowledge…Continue
Added by Selena Mariam on September 25, 2012 at 1:02pm — No Comments
Emerging entrepreneurs may have a business plan that gives a definite framework to their entrepreneurial idea. However, they need to have a separate marketing plan as well. This is because a marketing plan will help them keep their conviction on the subject. The marketing should in a way give them a comprehensive explanation about their …Continue
Added by Selena Mariam on September 25, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments
Social trading can be simply defined by just saying that it involves social investments or social financing. It is based on the principal of faith an investor should have on his colleague and endorse each other’s investment stratagem. Similarly, forex social trading merges the principal of mainstream forex trading with a recent trend of social media marketing that has gained huge momentum…Continue
Added by Selena Mariam on September 21, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Mortgage rates hit record lows – Federal Reserve contemplate actions
The mortgage rates continue to fall in the US. According to HSH.com’s broad-market mortgage tracker, the average rate for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) loans suffered a declination of 3 basis points. The mortgage rate for the 30-year FRMs fell by 0.03 percent to finish at 3.86 percent. The fall in the…Continue
Added by Selena Mariam on September 20, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Hello my dear!
I'd like to start discussion about organizing a SENSD session (meeting) in the Baltic countries -- in Riga or Vilnius. Hope SENSD Lithuania will support this initiative ;)
So, we [everyone] could meet by us not only in the center of Europe =)
SENSD Latvija coordinator…Continue
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I just want to share with you some photos and expressions from the Smolensk. I am satisfied with the trip, but the weather was awful half of the time :/ Rain, rain, rain! I was pretty annoyed by it.
But the good point I found many new students from Smolensk State University, now we're able to work together on sustainability.…Continue
London 2012 is proving to be the great organised city the world was expecting it to be when it was picked as the hosting city of the Olympics 2012. The bbc website presents great reviews of the city's commitment to make the games as green and sustainable as possible. What Ivana pointed out in her last post is a great example of how very well London is doing. So,ok, fair enough, we are going to have the greenest Olympic of the century perhaps, but how about flying to London? Will the means…Continue
'Did you know that all of the plastic bottles recycled during the Games will be recycled into new bottles within just six weeks?' http://www.london2012.com/about-us/sustainability/
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For all our French speaking friends, I would advise this book, in which the author shows some constructive criticism, a good book to learn more about our opportunities and difficulties !! I found it in a public library in the FWI so no excuse :) I don't know if there is an English translation.
You can read the introduction at the following link …Continue
Added by Eymeric Lucas on June 26, 2012 at 4:27pm — No Comments
Global climate change is ongoing, sea levels rise and lowland countries are threatened. Examples of such countries are Thailand, Singapore and The Netherlands. Having attended lectures regarding Thailand and Singapore already, I would like to point out mitigation and adaptation of The Netherlands against rising global sea levels.
The first problem that I want to highlight is that the Dutch soil is sinking by ten centimeters every century (Knip Karel, 2008). This means that sea level…Continue
Added by Myriam van Roeden on June 25, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
COCA-COLA, GSK, TESCO, DIAGEO and more...
Great opportunity for anyone who could be interested in hearing how leading retail and FMCG companies and their supply chains have innovated and improved resource efficiency. Great opportunity to work closely with peers who share your business challenges at roundtables, let alone the possibility to network with your clients and suppliers and learn only from select solution providers approved by 2degrees + Access a…
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Tonie Mudde presents an article in the Dutch newspaper: de Volkskrant (Wednesday 20th of June).
Discount on fruit and vegetables stimulate healthy consumption more than a tax on unhealthy products does. Wilma Waterlander has done research during the past 6 months in supermarkets (C1000 and PLUS). She concluded that those people who had the chance to profit from discount on healthy food bought 115 grams more fruit and…Continue
Added by Myriam van Roeden on June 24, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
While I was in Singapore for four months, I resided on campus of the National University of Singapore (NUS). Here, some vital differences ánd similarities between the NUS-campus and my campus in The Netherlands, Utrecht (University College) became evident. In addition, there was a continuous discussion on whether universities should introduce compulsory literacy on sustainability. This is what I have reflected on the above mentioned issues.
Enhancing sustainability is done at global,…Continue
The Hague, the governmental city of The Netherlands. Having read interesting news and research, I wrote this summary, which you will hopefully find useful!
The Hague has been growing during the past decades. The city is home to more than 500.00 people and facilitates network between work, home, beaches and other tourist attractions for many more (Den Haag Groeit, 2011). The effect of the growing population brings environmental concerns, namely the exhausts of cars and emissions of…Continue