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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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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