Launch of B Corp in Europe: celebrating the changemakers

B Corps are emerging around the world with over 1200 B Corps in 38 countries. There are currently 40 B Corps in 10 countries within Europe. B Corps, which stands for Benefit Corporations, inspire people to use entrepreneurship as a means to improve the world. B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social…

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Making sustainable investments bankable

On 17 April, Verbos participated at the Leaders for Nature Forum where the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) brought in the Aqua-Soil Approach (ASA) as their challenge to create a roadmap to scale up the ASA by bridging the pioneer gap and integrate it into the value chains of multinationals in the agricultural sector. Verbos is one of the founders of…

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Meld u aan voor praktische onconventionele MVO-trainingen

Meld u aan voor praktische onconventionele MVO-trainingen. Verbos begeleidt veel bedrijven en organisaties bij MVO trajecten in binnen en buitenland. Steeds vaker kwam de vraag naar korte praktische sessies om groepsgewijs een goede basis te leggen om verder te kunnen binnen de organisatie. Daartoe heeft Verbos Academy met verschillende partners een aantal bijzonder interessante workshops ontwikkeld die op een onconventionele manier worden gebracht door…

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Verbos launches new website

We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a bold new look and enhanced navigation experience. However, we are still in the process of further updating our website to share our services with you. Feel free to contact us for more information. Going forward, we promise to update you with the latest information as soon as possible.…

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World water day workshop: climate-proof investing and managing climate risks

Photo from left to right: Jan Willem Vosmeer - CSR Manager Heineken International, Aart van den Bos - Founder Verbos, Marco Schouten - CEO Vitens Evides International (VEI), Jan Burger - Sustainability manager Coca Cola The availability of water and sanitation is worldwide under pressure. This is leading to more food shortages, depletion of natural resources and land subsidence. Climate change and…

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Urban Farming, an article in magazine “Earthworks”

Urban Farming, an article in magazine “Earthworks” The magazine “Earthworks” is a well-known South-African magazine about urban related  sustainable projects in Africa. In the last edition of this magazine (September 2014), an article is published about urban farming, with the headline “City Farms”. Urban farming is a response to the challenges of feeding a growing urban population, while also greening…

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Trade mission to South Africa – Agri meets Design

Photo: Aart van Den Bos for Agri meets design magazine Early July 2014, Verbos participated in a Dutch trade mission to South Africa consisting of a delegation of 60 companies with an interest in developing business relationships. The Department of Design harboured this trade mission, offering an active platform for South African and Dutch businesses. Agri meets Design was part…

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