On the 9th of January we, students of Antwerp Management School, had the opportunity to learn more about corporate sustainability during the so-called 'AMS SDG Exchange Day'. During this day students had to make a choice between different presentations of several companies. For example the Port of Antwerp, BASF, Samsung and Johnson & Johnson. We had … Continue reading Corporate Responsibility
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ROBUUST, The Zero Waste Shop
This week, we went to take a look in a very special store, named Robuust!. Inside, we were greeted by a very friendly employee who took the time to explain us the concept and origin of the store. The idea for this store originates from the owner, who took a trip to Vietnam about 6 … Continue reading ROBUUST, The Zero Waste Shop
Veganism for Dummies
Veganism is mostly used as a term to describe the eating habits of a person who only eats fruits and vegetables. But to break it down for you, veganism is not only about eating, it's a lifestyle that you can embrace in different ways. Yet one thing all vegans have in common is a plant-based … Continue reading Veganism for Dummies
Love Food, Hate Waste
Last week some students from our university invited people to eat pumpkin soup made from vegetables which would normally have been thrown away but were still good to eat. With this event they wanted to raise awareness of the tremendous food waste in Belgium. We believe this is a highly important topic and therefore want … Continue reading Love Food, Hate Waste
Towards a sustainable port
The Port of Antwerp has been an important engine of the Belgium economy since the Middle Ages. In those days traders in small boats were bringing products to the different warehouses in Antwerp, now the world's biggest container vessels ensure we are able to enjoy products everyday. The Port of Antwerp has developed into the … Continue reading Towards a sustainable port
How create a more sustainable Christmas market?
As many of you know, every year a Christmas market is being organized in Antwerp, like in many other cities and countries. Like many of you, we also went to visit the market to see what it is all about. We noticed that especially the Jenever market was loved by many of our fellow students. … Continue reading How create a more sustainable Christmas market?
The Inconvenient Truth about Christmas holidays
First and foremost, dear readers, we all wish you the very best in 2019. May it be a happy and sustainable year for all of you! The Christmas holiday season is by far the most celebrated time of the year. We spend a lot of money on gifts, eat good food and enjoy the much … Continue reading The Inconvenient Truth about Christmas holidays
How much do you know about the new building in de Boogkeers?
Most of our friends from Antwerp Management School are now back home with their families celebrating Christmas and New Year. But after all we slowly start to miss Antwerp and that place where we spent the last four months together studying and having fun. For all of you not from Antwerp Management School (AMS), it’s … Continue reading How much do you know about the new building in de Boogkeers?
Nature’s Balance – Imperial Heritage Caviar
For more than 7 years, sustainability is the key ingredient of Imperial Heritage Caviar. The family owns the Caviar House in the province of Antwerp and has recently received the Friend of The Sea Award for their continuous search for sustainable aquaculture farming. In today’s article we will take a look at the different ways … Continue reading Nature’s Balance – Imperial Heritage Caviar
Plastics have a second life with Ecover
Read about our visit to the deposit money store. A pop-up store in the Groendaelstraat 14 (Antwerp), from the 15th to the 17th of November 2018. The occasion for this pop-up was to sensitize people in the way they use and deposit plastic bottles. People could hand in their empty PET bottles in exchange for … Continue reading Plastics have a second life with Ecover