Author: NewForesight commits to cross-sector partnership to contribute to post-2015 global development
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The UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015. Global discussions are taking place at the United Nations General Assembly to determine the new goals to guide future sustainable development. To contribute to this process, in the Netherlands, companies and civil society […]

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Author: NewForesight and SCOPEinsight give lecture on enhancing access to finance for smallholders in emerging countries at WUR
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Last Monday September 23rd, Jem Kipgen, Portal & Operations Officer at SCOPEinsight, and Bart Vollaard, consultant at NewForesight, lectured on ‘’How to rate credit worthiness and enhance access to credit of producer organizations’’ at Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR). The lecture and […]

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Author: CEO Lucas Simons presents thoughts on Food Security at World Economic Forum in China
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NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons attended a summit of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin from September 10-12, with the theme “Creating Value through Innovation.” More than 1,900 participants, ranging from major multinational, governments, media, academia and civil society, and representing 90 countries, gathered […]

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Author: Cicular Economy Lab: measuring circular procurement
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The added value of circular procurement is clear. The benefits include lower costs, more efficient supply chain management, reduced waste management, less price fluctuations and a better corporate image by contributing to the preservation of scarce resources and a future-proof economy. But how […]

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Author: Global cocoa companies announce cooperative sustainability strategy
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Senior executives from 12 of the world’s largest chocolate and cocoa companies signed a joint agreement with the governments of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire as part of an unprecedented strategy to accelerate actions to make cocoa farming sustainable. The plan, announced as CocoaAction, […]

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Author: Circular Procurement: First working group meeting
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In May NewForesight presented a concise definition, possible criteria for implementing circular procurement and ways to measure its impact to the working group Circular Procurement Utrecht. Procurement officers from the municipalities of Amersfoort, Utrecht and Woerden and the province of Utrecht were given orientations […]

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Author: William Saab
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Will is our analytical mastermind. The insightful models he creates lay the groundwork for winning sustainability strategies and services. As a consultant at NewForesight, he leads our work in economic and quantitative analysis, which includes building dynamic models to measure the agronomic and/or […]

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Author: Silvana Paniagua
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Silvana turns our thoughts and theories into telling visuals. As an associate consultant she is based in Madrid but indispensable to our team. Her creativity seems to know no boundaries. She developed the visuals used in CocoaAction and the Organic Cotton Accelerator, amongst many other […]

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Author: Tessa van der Meiden
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Sustainable market transformations are dynamic and unpredictable, as can be a day in our office. Amidst the fast-paced nature of our daily operations, our office manager Tessa is our safe haven. She ensures that NewForesight and its sister organization SCOPEinsight function like well-oiled […]

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