Each year, we use more resources than the earth can regenerate. This becomes visible on Earth Overshoot Day: this marks the date when we are 'in the red' with our demand for resources. By now, Earth Overshoot Day is in August – and each year we are living on credit even earlier (for the Netherlands as early as May). With the right approach we may make this trend turn out right, restoring Mother Earth's balance.
I joined the Board of Partners of MVO Nederland (CSR) in 2019. Together with other front runners within the Board, I can contribute to the organization-wide goal of MVO Nederland to realize the transition to a sustainable economy by 2025.
Member of the Board of Partners MVO Nederland and CEO of Milgro
The 2021 NEx report shows that 14.1% of the Dutch economy is sustainable. The Dutch economy has become more sustainable by two percentage points in the past year. 20% is the NEx goal for 2025.