Circular Restaurants Leaders Group Haarlem and Rotterdam

Circular Restaurants Leaders Group Haarlem and Rotterdam

15 July 2020
End of 2019, CREM started a Circular Restaurants Leaders Group in the cities of Haarlem and Rotterdam. These Leaders groups are a follow-up to the Circular Hotels Leaders Group that started in 2017. The Leaders groups in Haarlem and Rotterdam consist of around 20 restaurants each that, together as a group, explore circular solutions. Prevention of food waste plays is of course an important objective, but is not the only focal point. The project also focuses on circular procurement (from sustainably produced, local ingredients to circular clothing and alternatives for plastic straws), packaging, the menu, kitchen management, waste management and communication with guests. (more…)
Green Leaders Network expands

Green Leaders Network expands

20 June 2020
Connecting or matchmaking, that is what it’s all about in the Green Leaders Network of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers, known as VNO-NCW, and entrepreneurs’ organisation MKB-Nederland. Jolanda van Schaick of CREM is the  matchmaker of this network, responsible for connecting entrepreneurs in the area of circularity and the energy transition. (more…)
Chefs’ challenge in Flevoland

Chefs’ challenge in Flevoland

9 May 2020

Eat like a Pioneer

The Dutch province Flevoland supports the production and consumption of sustainably produced food products from Flevoland. Chefs can play a key role in that context as they can both put such products on the menu and inspire their guests to use these ingredients at home. (more…)

Investing in biodiversity

Investing in biodiversity

23 March 2020

Establishment PBAF

On initiative of ASN Bank, the ‘Partnership Biodiversity Accounting Financials’ (PBAF) was recently established. With this knowledge platform, ASN Bank and five other financial institutions (ACTIAM,  FMO, Robeco, Triodos Bank en Triple Jump) will focus on impact measurement of investments with a positive effect on biodiversity. CREM and PRé Sustainability will support the platform in this effort.

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Child Labour: Spices and Tourism

Child Labour: Spices and Tourism

5 March 2020

IRBC Agreements and upcoming legislation on child labour

In the past few years, by order of several companies CREM has executed a number of projects aiming to analyse and eradicate child labour in supply chains. Firstly, this concerned metal supply chains, both primary metal ores and secondary metals, for which research took place in Peru and Ghana respectively. Secondly, the problem of child labour was assessed in a number of spices supply chains: cumin from Turkey, cardamom from Guatemala and turmeric from India. (more…)