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ISO20400 and the Changing Role of the Buyer

The strategic role and impact of buyers within organisation is about to undergo some pretty fundamental change. This coming spring a new ISO 20400 norm for sustainable procurement will be launched, building on the ISO26000 norm for Social Responsibility. This new ISO norm will help buyers to create shared value through their operational activities and actively … Continue reading

Feature: GreenStartup LAB – workshop

Friday march 23rd I met with an interesting group of people at the Herengracht location of designthinkers to participate in the Green Startup LAB workshop, funded by Green Metropole. Simone Veldema and Tim Schuurman (of designthinkers) led a workshop on sustainable service design. With diverse backgrounds in food, bicycles, wedding planning, social sustainability, ict, product design, … Continue reading

A Sustainable Food-ture for the TU Campus

TiSD (Technology in Sustainable Development) backcasting project covering the development and implementation of a sustainable campus food supply. By Kim Dekker, Willemijn Elkhuizen, Merel Segers, Peter de Ruijter, Luis Carlos Ramirez This research was conducted as part of the Technology in Sustainable Development curriculum. As part of an interdisciplinary group, consisting of two Architecture students, … Continue reading

Sustainable and Bioclimatic Design in Singapore

Singapore’s hot humid climate limits the succes of passive design principles to improve human comfort in the built environment. This booklet was made as part of the Technology in Sustainable Development curriculum. The key research question addressed was how human comfort in the urban context and within the building envelope can be improved or managed … Continue reading


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