11 januari

Transition towards sustainability: a practical approach

More and more companies, people and governments are interested in sustainability. But becoming and remaining ‘sustainable’ is not so easy. There are many different approaches available that offer support for the transition towards sustainability. I found that many of these approaches only scratch the surface and do not help with the challenge to bring real […]

11 januari

Defining sustainability

Sustainability. It’s just one word, but it has different meaning to different people. I believe it’s important to define what we mean with sustainability, especially when we work together. This ensures that all people involved, at minimum all team members, have the same understanding. Read on if you want to find out why the most […]

18 december

Ubuntu inspires to be better

Friday, 16 December, Leontine van Hooft presented her new book “On route to Gross Global Happiness”. It was an inspiring book launch with dance and interesting stories. I was there because Leontine is a great person who runs a fantastic business with her husband Léon van Rijckevorsel. Also, because her first book “The power of […]

3 augustus

My five positive habits

Inspired by my friend and colleague Merel Segers I decided to share my five positive habits. Merel started publishing #positivenews through her Linkedin profile, to counterbalance the negativity of the news. To overcome being overstrung by negative stimuli I apply five positive habits in my daily life. Read on and select one new habit to start […]

4 mei

Mongolia embraces the best conservation planning approach out there

My heart skipped a beat when IUCN posted an article earlier this year on how the Mongolian Department of Protected Areas Management adopted the Open Standards planning framework. Mongolia uses this framework for the development of management plans for its extensive protected area network, covering more than 30% of the country. I am a huge […]