In September we started with our first SDG MeetUp, focusing on SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production. This goal aims at promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all.
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Inauguration of the Academic Year 2018-2019, 3rd September, Groningen, The Netherlands
On September the 3rd, 2018, Carolien de Bruin, our founder and CEO, has been awarded "Alumna of the year" by the University of Groningen. We are very glad and thankful that the University of Groningen recognises the importance of sustainability for our society. Take a look here if you want to read her inspirational speech.
Partnership Exchange, 13th July, New York, United States of America
Organized in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), the Partnership Exchange is United Nations' annual global gathering for reviewing multi-stakeholder partnerships and voluntary commitments in supporting the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and to explore, and build momentum towards, the creation of the partnering enabling environment.
Carolien de Bruin will be attending as a panel member of the thematic panel Building country level action platforms to catalyze partnerships for the SDGs. See also: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/PartnershipExchange/
22 June, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Impact Hub Amsterdam celebrated their 10-year anniversary with a day filled with workshops and keynotes featuring the latest in sustainability, start-ups and entrepreneurship. C-Change and MKB Servicedesk hosted an exciting and interactive workshop called "Small Businesses & the SDGs: A Match Made In Heaven?"