Klaas Knot on financial risks in 2023

Klaas Knot on financial risks in 2023

In a speech to the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Knot gives a glimpse of what the FSB (Financial Stability Board) is doing and will do to ensure financial stability. Not surprising that he does this, because Klaas is not only president of the central bank, but also the chairman of the FSB. The beauty … Read more

From Shell to Extinction Rebellion: they resigned for the climate | General

From Shell to Extinction Rebellion: they resigned for the climate |  General

Give up your well-paid job at an oil giant to become a full-time climate activist. Here and there, employees are taking ‘climate layoffs’ to take action against global warming. NU.nl spoke with a number climate quitters: “I get much more satisfaction from this.” Foto: Jelle Hatenboer Jelle Hatenboer traded his job at Shell for climate … Read more

‘Modern companies can learn from old wisdom about green finance’

'Modern companies can learn from old wisdom about green finance'

The growing green finance movement is a step in the right direction. The financial world can draw inspiration from ancient knowledge systems to act more ethically, writes author and economist Atul K. Shah. Companies can work with different, more sustainable concepts and still be successful. ‘To tackle the environmental crisis, more radical changes are needed.’ … Read more

Research into the introduction of a mandatory water label for homes

Research into the introduction of a mandatory water label for homes

There will be a study into the introduction of a mandatory water label for homes and buildings. Minister Mark Harbers (Infrastructure and Water Management, VVD) writes this in a letter to the House of Representatives. Harbers follows a proposal from a group of experts who have been thinking about measures against damage and nuisance caused … Read more

Dirk, Laura and Yanaika Denoyelle build sustainable village in visionary library (Schoten)

Dirk, Laura and Yanaika Denoyelle build sustainable village in visionary library (Schoten)

John Auman Yanaika Denoyelle is a bio-engineer and has been working for some time as a ‘climate assistant’ at Econopolis, the organization through which well-known television face Geert Noels advises governments and companies on how to make a profit without harming our planet. This week she published the book Climate Shock in which Denoyelle junior … Read more

From angry occupations to good booing – Algemeen Nijmeegs Studentenblad

From angry occupations to good booing – Algemeen Nijmeegs Studentenblad

Months of occupations, massive demonstrations and fighting with the police: many Dutch activists look with some jealousy at the student protests of the sixties and seventies. Today, protests seem to go no further than peaceful demonstrations or occupations of just a few hours. Have students lost their fighting spirit and if so, why have they … Read more