The Netherlands 2005 Meeting of GIN

Session 1
Thursday, 28 April 2005
7:00 AM-5:00 PM
All Submissions
7:00 AMIs Sustainability Research Distorted? The fallacy of focusing on big and powerful
Jenny Ählström,¹ Monica Macquet,¹ Ulf Richter²
  1. SuRe, Sustainability Research Group, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  2. HEC Lausanne, Switzerland
7:00 AMCriteria for a Sustainability Impact Assessment in Europe
By Raimund Bleischwitz*

*               Wuppertal Institute / Germany and ‘Toyota Chair for Industry and Sustainability’ at the College of Europe, Bruges / Belgium. Email: or

7:00 AMA "‘Triple-I" Strategy for the Future of Europe
By Raimund Bleischwitz*

*           Toyota Chair for Industry and Sustainability, College of Europe, Bruges / Belgium email: as well as Co-Director “Material Flows and Resource Management”, Wuppertal Institute.
7:00 AMAccounting for Sustainable Development or for the Environment?
Robert D. Cairns Department of Economics, McGill University
855 Sherbrooke St W
Montreal Canada H3A 2T7 Email
María Laura Franco García, Ph.D.


Atizapán de Zaragoza, Estado de México

Sieuwert Haverhoek, IR
Chr. Hogeschool Windesheim
8000 GB Zwolle, The Netherlands
7:00 AMMaking Progress Towards Sustainable Development: Marshalling Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Timing For More Sustainable Production-Consumption Systems.
Peter S. Hofman

CSTM – University of Twente

P.O. Box 217

7500AE Enschede, The Netherlands


7:00 AMAn Institutional Perspective of Organizative Sustainability: The Case of the LA21 in Spain
Rocío Llamas-Sánchez
Inmaculada Martín-Tapia
Víctor J. García-Morales
Francisco J. López-Martín
Departamento de Organización de Empresas
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Universidad de Granada
Campus Cartuja, s/n.
Granada 18071.
Tfo. +34 958 24 09 16 Fax: + 34 958 24 62 22.


7:00 AMChemical Management Services: European state-of-the-art and perspectives for the future
Oksana Mont, Ph.D.
IIIEE, Lund University,Sweden
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
7:00 AMStandards and Compliance Inspections are the Biggest Hinder for Development of Sustainable Productions
Dr. Jens Peter Mortensen
Environmental Inspector

Solrød Kommune

Solrød Centeret 1, DK-2680 Solrød Strand

DenmarkDirect tel.: +45 56 18 22 41

7:00 AMLooking Through the Eyes of Others
Dr. Ir. Andre Nijhof
Universiteit Twente; Faculty Bedrijf, Bestuur en Technologie;
PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Tel: + 31 53 489 4091 – Fax: +31 53 489 2159

Dr. André Nijhof is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Business, Public Administration and Technology of the University of Twente (Enschede), The Netherlands. Stakeholder theory, ethics of care and organisational change management are important themes in his current research. He has published in journals like the International Journal of Value Based Management, Journal of Business Ethics and the Leadership and Organisation Development Journal, besides several publications in Dutch books and journals.

7:00 AMConflicting interpretations of sustainable development
Christina Olivecrona

Sustainable Business Studies

Chalmers University of Technology

SE 412 96 Göteborg

SwedenTel +46 31 772 1197

7:00 AMTowards a typology of sustainable chain management
Johan Piet, PhD CPA TranspaRAbility
1112 KL Diemen, The Netherlands
7:00 AMThe rise and fall of a product-oriented environmental policy
Arne Remmen
Department of Development and Planning
Aalborg University, Denmark
7:00 AMExploration of the arena for social steering with particular emphasis on corporate environmental strategies
Geerten J.I. Schrama
Center for Clean Technology and Environmental Policy
University of Twente
P.O. Box 217

NL 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands

7:00 AMSession I Summary: Changing Roles and Identities
Chair: Trudy Heller, Executive Education for the Environment, USA.
Rapporteur: Arno Mathis, University of Twente
7:00 AMSession IIa Summary: Production and Consumption Systems
Chair: Harrie van Bommel, Saxion University of Professional Education, The Netherlands. Rapporteur: Wilbert Grevers, University of Twente.
7:00 AMSession IIb Summary: Sustainability Strategies
Chair: André Nijhof, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Rapporteur: Agni Kalfagianni, University of Twente, The Netherlands

7:00 AMCritical Issues in Sustainable Development: Conference Summary of Central Themes and Outcomes
Dr. Theo de Bruijn
GIN- Europe Coordinator
Associate Professor
Center for Clean Technology and Environmental Policy (CSTM)
University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE The Netherlands  +31 53 489 3203

The Netherlands 2005 Meeting