Durability

'Financial advice should be accessible to everyone'

Marjolein de Jong27 November 2023
„It's not right that personal financial advice is only available to the wealthy,” argues Ehsan Ramezanifar.

VU lecturer Petra Verdonk: ‘Criticising your own organisation is frowned upon’

Marjolein de Jong15 May 2023
Senior lecturer Petra Verdonk is proud to call herself a climate activist and is now also fighting the climate crisis during office hours.

Every day I think: ‘This world is screwed’

Marjolein de Jong22 May 2022
Every day, VU alumnus Michel Scholte (35), examines the issue of how the economy should be changed to prevent the further destruction of the world.

This alumnus fights food waste in the hospitality industry

Marjolein de Jong5 April 2022
Alumnus Olaf van der Veen uses a smart food waste monitor to fight against waste in the hospitality industry.

'Sustainability and commerce can reinforce each other'

Marjolein de Jong12 January 2022
With MOYU, his reusable notebook start-up, Paul Sintnicolaas (28) is contributing to creating a better world.

How this VU start-up is conquering the online fashion world

Marjolein de Jong27 September 2021
VU alumni Ugnius Rimsa and Michael Musandu offer virtual models that customers can adjust to match their own likeness.

From waste to cooking oil

Marjolein de Jong27 June 2021
VU alumnus Sander Breedveld saves avocados from rotting in the rubbish bin.

‘Super coffee’ helps you get through the day

Marjolein de Jong26 May 2021
VU alumnus Stefan Wateler aims to conquer the world with coffee capsules with added vitamins and superfoods.

Does breast milk make men more feminine?

Marjolein de Jong6 April 2021
Research indicates that breast milk contains chemical contaminants that can result in the feminization of boys’ reproductive systems.

VU alumnus Jos Brils receives special Romanian distinction

Marjolein de Jong17 January 2021
Every month we focus on an alumnus who has made an outstanding achievement. This time an interview with Jos Brils.