Fri, Nov 10|
Monthly Meeting With Guest Speaker Remke van Zadelhoff
Our WBG Connects monthly speakers meeting is an opportunity to learn, expand your business contacts, find inspiration, and share your expertise with others. Guests are welcome to attend two events before the membership. Register now, get your mug of coffee or cup of tea, and sign in to Zoom.
Time & Location
Nov 10, 2023, 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
About The Event
This month's topic: "Work With Purpose: Start Using Business as a Force for Good"
About Remke van Zadelhoff
Remke has a background in finance, strategy, and sustainable development in both corporate and non-profit settings.
After completing a management training program in corporate banking in 2003, she started her career in investment banking in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and then joined LexisNexis in Washington, DC, where she focused on strategy and competitive intelligence.
Remke started working in sustainable development in 2008. First as an Operations Director for a social enterprise start-up in Fair Trade chocolate and then as a Consultant at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), where she worked on a range of environmental and social sustainability projects at IFC’s Sustainable Business Advisory unit.
In recent years, while obtaining her master’s degree in Sustainability & Environmental Management, Remke consulted for several Boston-based companies and served on a number of Boards. She has been one of the driving forces in bringing sustainability to the forefront in her community.
Remke holds an MA in Business Economics (University of Amsterdam, 2002) and an MA in Sustainability (Harvard, 2018). She obtained the GRI Standards Exam Certificate (2020) and participated in expert panels for Net Impact (2018) and Sustainable Finance at Babson (2018-2020). She served on the Board of Land’s Sake Farm (2017-2023), is co-founder of the Sustainable Weston Action Group (SWAG) and is a Lecturer at Boston University's Questrom School of Business (2021-current).
Visit her website here.