Over the past months I’ve been following the news, with a particular attention to the droughts all over the world. It made me really wonder about water. Fresh water to be exact. With all these droughts a question popped up in my head:”Where did all the water go?” A bit of a weird question maybe? Why […]
Teach the future as well as the past In school we know how to teach about the past. We have history classes and we teach about past events, all from a local perspective. But why are we not teaching about the future? The future is just as important as the past, but the future hasn’t
A global perspective on changing the future It is now the last quarter of 2021 and we now what a global pandemic looks like. Could we have imagined the global impact due to COVID-19. Most of us couldn’t have imagined what the world would look like with 8 billion people being hit by a virus,
Celebrating six years of SDGs Today on September 25th 2021 we celebrate the 6th anniversary of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Today I also celebrate my sustainable development journey that started around that time. Driven by Entrepreneurship I remember, early 2016 talking to Patrick van Weerelt when he started in his Bonn office of United Nations System
Sustainability becomes more and more import around the world as we are being faced with the effects of climate change. Alaska has temperatures 10 degrees warmer than ever before. China has had the most rainfall in a 1000 years. Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands is flooded and we’re in the middle of a global pandemic.
Shortly after graduating from the School of Business and Economics, Willem Overbosch fell in love with Australia. He is now on the verge of settling there permanently with his wife and children. Although the decision to leave was easy, the period that preceded it was tough. Here he talks about his thirst for adventure, his
We all know small business owners are squeezed for time. On a daily basis they’re managing a lot of taks at the same time. Usually there’s only limited time to step back and think about the future. Let alone set out a strategy for sustainable development. Deep down we all want to do business for
Sustainability and Sustainable Development mean different things to different people. Find out how you can contribute to a Sustainable future
Friday March 5th 2021 I will be interview by Rutger Prent, co-founder of GoFastforward. It is a networking and coaching organisation for founders of Dutch Scale-ups. I will be sharing the highs, lows and lessons learned of my 18 years of entrepreneurship to date.