17 May 2023
Today the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published its first sustainability report. The report provides an overview of efforts to attain sustainability goals in 2022 and is an important milestone in...
3 November 2022
The action plan on socially responsible public procurement is now ready. It describes how the ministry will convert its own policy into sustainable action on procurement.
27 October 2022
The embassy in Bern is a frontrunner when it comes to organising events sustainably. Flowers for displays are grown locally, participants are sent cycling directions, and meals are prepared using...
22 September 2022
How can an embassy know whether workers of contracted companies are paid on time, can take holidays and don’t have to work overtime? Angelique van Dijke is the operational manager at the mission in...
7 September 2022
Would you like practical help in making your events more sustainable? Then join the circular events working group. Under the guidance of experts and together with other posts and managements,...
22 August 2022
A security guard who can never take a day off, has no winter clothes and cannot take a break. In Warsaw, that used to be quite normal in the security sector. Filiz Deveci, operational manager at...
20 July 2022
The embassy in Zagreb won the Rank Your Embassy Award in 2018. And after that, they continued their mission for sustainability with even greater enthusiasm. Last year, the embassy won the award for...
28 June 2022
The Dutch embassy is a sustainability pioneer in Indonesia. In 2019, an ice-storage air conditioning system was installed in the embassy building. The amount of avoided CO2 emissions is the...
26 April 2022
The Dutch embassy in Tel Aviv is working hard to reduce its CO2 emissions. It all started with the launch of a sustainability team in the framework of the Rank Your Embassy initiative. Sarah Hage...
5 November 2021
As DHF’s regional coordinator, Jochen Geraedts travels all over Europe. If he can choose between travelling by train or by air, he will always go by train. That doesn’t necessarily take longer or...
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