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From black hole to shining example for industry   The challenge In the perception of the general public, Aluchemie was’the black hole of the Botlek’. This originated at a time when there actually was black smoke coming out of its chimneys. However, hypermodern fume treatment plants have made...

The city of Helmond wants to lobby more effectively   The challenge Local governments have to address issues in all sorts of areas and therefore have to hold meetings with diverse stakeholders, from local interest groups to central government. The city of Helmond wanted to make its civil...

Strengthening the position   The challenge The Institute of Internal Auditors (the IIA) is the largest professional association for internal auditors in the Netherlands. Internal auditors play a crucial role within organisations in managing risks and in raising the quality of products, services and processes to a higher...

Getting stakeholders’ awareness   The challenge The Federation for the Conservation of Monuments (FIM), as a new sector association, wanted to map out its members’ interests, but its unfamiliarity was an obstacle. It wanted to be a point of contact for all relevant decision-makers and influential parties in...

Restriction on mortgage commission   The challenge The Hypotheekshop mortgage advice service has a new way of creating earnings, in which consumers pay for the advice they receive. This is in contrast to the rest of the market, where charges are encrypted within obscure commission. According to De...

More recognition for frontrunners in sustainability   The challenge Sustainability is an extremely broad concept that is both used and abused, blurring the distinction between real and bogus sustainability. The many labels – often commercial – that claim sustainability contribute to this. Interface, the world’s largest designer and...