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Astrid Van Parys Sustainability Inevitable Colruyt

Review the Business Update ‘Why Sustainability is Inevitable’

On Thursday 29 April 2021, the Faculty of Business and Economics hosted its first ever online edition of the Business Update session ‘Why sustainability is inevitable?’. The general consensus of the evening was not that we should ask ourselves if and why sustainability is inevitable, but that it simply already is! Stakeholder expectations are high, and sustainability is key for all businesses to create added-value and to ensure long-term success.

“A lot of my good stories started on Blackboard”

Philippe Van Gerwen, alumnus Business Engineering: Management Information Systems is part of the MUN Society Belgium (MSB). Recently, he participated in the Harvard World Model United Nations (MUN), and, together with his team, won the Best Large Delegation award.

“With Sustalab, we accelerate awareness and facilitate sustainable action”

Sustalab, short for sustainability lab, is a learning, leadership and consultancy for good initiative.  The dynamic team of students and alumni use hands-on management methods and self-developed tools to facilitate sustainable change among companies, sector federations and the Flemish government.

Mirella Lancz

“In Antwerp, I feel like I am at home and on a great adventure at the same time”

Mirella Lancz obtained a Master in Business Economics, and is currently working as a Marketing Specialist at DSV, one of the leading global transport and logistics companies. As part of the Business Development team, she is responsible for marketing and involved in all commercial areas. We asked her about her career path after her studies, and how she coped with the corona crisis.

Abdel Bouddount

“HR is in the front line more than ever”

SEW-alumnus Abdel Bouddount is HR Business Partner at Mediahuis, the Belgian media company behind newspapers as De Standaard and Gazet van Antwerpen. He shares some of his experiences working in the HR sector during the corona crisis.