Author: CEO Lucas Simons participates as a judge at Ben & Jerry’s Join our Core
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NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons participated as a judge at Ben & Jerry’s and Ashoka’s annual international competition, Join our Core, in London at the end of November. The competition calls for the most innovative young social entrepreneurs to present their new models for […]

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Author: NewForesight participates in Arab conference on Food Security
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NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons and consultant William Saab were recently invited to participate in the 7th annual Arab Forum for Environment and Development conference in Amman, Jordan. This is the first time NewForesight travels to the Middle East and North African (MENA) region, […]

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Author: NewForesight presents results from Phase II of IFC Study
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On November 12, NewForesight presented the Sustainable Sector Transformation Model, result of the second phase of the study that was done under IFC assignment. The model was introduced at the workshop ‘’Alignment for Impact’’, a side-event of the Supply Management Congress in Amsterdam. […]

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Author: NewForesight delivers Bonsucro Membership Governance Framework Rules and Regulations
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NewForesight recently completed an assignment for Bonsucro. A comprehensive document known as the Membership Governance Framework Rules and Regulations allows for the improvement of transparency and accountability of Bonsucro to its members and customers. It also communicates clearly member rights and obligations. The […]

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Author: CEO Lucas Simons releases first book: Changing the Food Game
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The first book written by NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons will be available in bookstores worldwide from November 10th. Changing the Food Game discloses the dynamics behind the present unsustainable production and trading system, but also offers a solution. The book presents the tipping […]

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Author: CEO Lucas Simons moderates the 26th Partnership Meeting of the World Cocoa Foundation in Copenhagen
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Last week, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) held its 26th Partnership Meeting and Cocoa Sustainability Fair in Copenhagen. The theme of this year’s conference was “Connecting Sustainability, Standards and Certification”. The event brought together 220 participants from 23 countries, encompassing WCF members, governments, […]

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Author: NewForesight presents evaluation of social entrepreneurship program StichtingDOEN
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NewForesight recently completed a project on social entrepreneurship with the Dutch foundation, StichtingDOEN. The foundation’s principal mission is to support a green, socially inclusive and creative society. It is a major innovative fund that supports social entrepreneurs in the Netherlands, with eight years […]

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Author: NewForesight attends Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum in Geneva
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Senior consultant Joost Gorter attended the first edition of the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum in Geneva the first weekend of October, hosted by the International Trade Centre (ITC). NewForesight previously worked on an assignment with ITC to create transparency in sustainability […]

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Author: CEO Lucas Simons delivers inspiring presentation at Springtij
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The fifth edition of Springtij was held the last weekend of September 2014. The forum that focuses on sustainability took place in a special setting, on the island of Terschelling in the north of The Netherlands. Amidst the dunes and surrounded by the […]

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Author: NewForesight contributes to Dutch Food Security policy paper
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This October, the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs are sending a report on food and nutrition to the Dutch Parliament, in order to contribute to the Dutch Food Security policy. With the help of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, […]

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