EFR Sustainability Week

From September 6th to 8th EFR is organizing the first ever EFR Sustainability Week. During the week we will host several events, all related to sustainability. All events are on campus and for free, except the Sustainable Beer Tasting with alumni. You do have to register for every event by filling in the forms via the tickets on the bottom of this page. For the Clothing Swap you're also welcome to walk in without a ticket!

Tuesday September 6th
14:00 - 15:00: Opening Panel 

Location: Erasmus Paviljoen
The week will start off with a panel with sustainability experts on how companies can contribute to sustainability within our society. What are the efforts they're already making and what can they do more? We are very excited to announce the experts:
- Geertje Zeegers - Country Manager NL at Too Good To Go
- Jan-Willem Vosmeer - Global Manager Sustainable Development & Stakeholder Engagement at The HEINEKEN Company
- Piet Sprengers - Manager Sustainability Strategy and Policy at ASN Bank
- Marcel Belt - Founder of The Green Soap Company
- Jeroen van Loon -  Director Customer Solution Development at Vattenfall
The panel will be led by professor Elbert Dijkgraaf, who teaches and does research in Economics of Sustainability at Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

15:15 - 16:45: Sustainability Case with Too Good To Go
Location: Erasmus Paviljoen
After the opening panel, Too Good To Go will organize a company case on sustainability. Too Good To Go makes sure good food gets eaten, not wasted. Every day, delicious, fresh food goes to waste - just because it hasn’t been sold in time. The Too Good To Go app lets customers buy and collect Surprise Bags of food - at a great price - directly from businesses.
What are some of the problems Too Good To Go is facing in their mission to reduce food waste, and how do they make sure they stay sustainable and profitable at the same time? Join the Sustainability Case to help them find a solution while getting to know more about the company!

​Wednesday September 7th 
13:00- 16:00: Clothing Swap

Location: Sanders hallway
As you probably know, the fashion industry is a major polluter. What better way to minimize this pollution than to exchange your second-hand clothing? Therefore we want to encourage you to hand in the clothes you don't wear anymore. For each garment you contribute to the clothing swap, you'll get a coin with which you can 'buy' another second-hand piece at our Clothing Swap. You can hand in your clothes beforehand (details will be communicated later), and are free to walk in to 'buy' clothes at the indicated time.

Thursday September 8th
20:00-22:00: Sustainable Beer Tasting with Sustainability Alumni

Location: Pardoen (Spaansekade 62, Oude Haven), Entrance: €5,00 
At the end of the EFR Sustainability Week, we want to give you the chance to get into contact with university alumni who work within the field of sustainability. While tasting many different sustainably brewed beers, you can talk with entrepreneurs and experts about their paths and careers in sustainability. We are waiting for more responses but are happy to welcome alumni from the following companies and organisations:
- Savvy sells tablets to make your own soap, to minimize transport pollution and plastic packaging
- WEAR tries to reduce fashion waste by cleaning sneakers and selling refurbished ones, while hiring people with untapped labor potential
- Vet & Lazy Brewery who brew biological beer
- Rubio Impact Ventures who invest in the future of world changing entrepeneurs
- Ashoka, an NGO that supports the world's leading social entrepeneurs 

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