"Many Guineans do not have access to education and suffer from bad circumstances every day. Education is one of the best ways to help."
"My friend Femke Ypma and I then set up a Slack channel so that there would be a platform that welcomed all students across Erasmus University, and linked people up with each other and kept them entertained with multiple events per day, every single day. That’s where StayRotterdam originated.”
"We found that there is an inseparable connection between economy and ecology. This philosophy is characteristic for The Green Branch."
"I’m originally from Curaçao which has a very different culture to the Netherlands, and I am aware of the opportunities I now have and I’m really grateful for them."
"Members of the Hub really drew me in...everyone pitches in in their own way and it makes me feel like I belong."
" It's incredible Heilige Boontjes was thought up by two men, not in the business sector, just wanting to do good for those with a difficult past."
"I grew up in Shanghai where I was exposed to the pollution. Now that I have the opportunity to make an impact, I joined ECO coin."
"The more people I get on board that are able to 3D print hands and to fund this, the more children we can help.”
“Your career is a large part of your life, so if you use your knowledge and skills for a good purpose in your work, you can create an even bigger impact."
"Even in a pandemic, we still try to add as much value as possible.”
Meet Tara and Tobias, who audit RSM's contributions to the UN's SDGs and will present them in a real-time SDG Dashboard
I am glad that these outstanding master theses about sustainability have gotten the chance to be known and shared with a broader audience.
"Modern biotechnology enables us to turn a depleting, fossil-based economy, into a sustainable, bio-based and circular economy."
“Our big goal is to make sure every hospitalized child in the world has the funniest cover ever for their IV-bag. We’ve always kept our business not for-profit business."
"We are a fashion company because we sell clothes, but our main aim and motivation is that we make impact in places where it’s needed the most."
“We try to unlock that potential in the teach-ins, creating educational models that are not in the curriculum."
"When I read about climate change and how to tackle it, I realised how it could be possible"
"If you want to make a difference in the world, try not to spend all your time on your day job."
"Refugee crises have always had a special place in my heart. During my volunteer trip, I felt a drive to bring some humanity to the camps."
"For me there’s a moral imperative; I want to help – and enjoy helping – others."
"All of my colleagues are passionate about contributing to sustainability and translating it into actions that businesses can take."
"Everything you do contributes to your purpose, and meanwhile you can decide how you want to create impact."
"There are so many opportunities of what we can still fix, especially for females because healthcare is built around men."
"Education is ... conveying to young people what it takes to become an adult with agency"
"Wrokko's mission is to remove societal biases and ensure equal opportunities for young people, regardless of their backgrounds."
"We’re really strong believers that your business won’t be sustainable if you aren’t doing something that solves such a pertinent issue.”
"Being conscious that one has been fortunate in life comes with a responsibility to give back.”
"I want all kids to have the opportunity to do activities such as playing sports to develop themselves."
"We’re giving people freedom in a sense, so we call it freedom of food. We want to enable people to enjoy a hot, healthy meal anywhere and at any time."
"We try to unlock the potential newcomers already have."
"I have a clear vision of what the futue will be and what's in the past.What needs to happen and what needs to stop, and what's right and what's wrong."
"I really enjoy the contact with colleagues, the variety of the role and the fact that I learn something about the organisation every day."
"It's so enjoyable at the end of the course when students 'get it' and see that you need to have at least some basic knowledge of law."
"I love thinking up ways to improve things and seeing people happy."
"I would love it if some projects are still 'alive' by the end of this academic year and that they continue working on it or pass it on to next year's ambassadors."