Modern Annual Reports: DSM, Philips, TenCate and Unit4
Mar17

Modern Annual Reports: DSM, Philips, TenCate and Unit4

The structure, content an design of Annual Reports has changed dramatically over the past years. Instead of dry documents full of financial data, reports  now have become powerful and well designed communication tools including non-financial data as well. Internet and mobile technology, benchmarking rankings and the need to stand out in the crowded marketplace influenced this remarkable change for better communication In these times...

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How Unilever, TenCate, DSM and Randstad help society and grow profitable business in the same time
Nov01

How Unilever, TenCate, DSM and Randstad help society and grow profitable business in the same time

Putting sustainability at the core of their business strategy and linking societal needs with business growth is becoming more popular between modern corporations. Michael Porter from Harvard University calls this approach creating shared values (CSV). This means that companies can grow their business and profitability while building sustainable, scalable solutions for societal challenges such as access to healthcare, education and...

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The story behind the 2014 Hockey World Cup Stadium in The Hague
Oct08

The story behind the 2014 Hockey World Cup Stadium in The Hague

The 2014 Hockey World Cup will be held from 31 May to 15 June 2014 at the Kyocera Stadium and the GreenFields Stadium in The Hague, the Netherlands. The Kyocera stadium, home base of soccer club ADO Den Haag, will get a temporarily new surface of artificial grass called GreenFields TX. The story behind the development of this synthetic turf system (also known as artificial grass) is really interesting because GreenFields TX was...

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TenCate Sponsorships-Corporate Social Responsibility
Mar31

TenCate Sponsorships-Corporate Social Responsibility

There is no doubt that businesses these days have an obvious accountability to get involved and make contributions in a positive way in their communities. TenCate has alway had a tradition of social accountability and boasts a powerful dedication towards society via sponsorships and donations. Throughout the world, TenCate staff members are actively engaged in a large number of initiatives and assignments, and the company is strongly...

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How Apple, TenCate and DSM Promote Innovative Products and Solutions
Nov18

How Apple, TenCate and DSM Promote Innovative Products and Solutions

It is no secret that introducing new innovative products and solutions is challenging, and we all know that it’s people’s nature to hold on to the past and avoid what’s new and unknown. Yet innovation is rapidly becoming the lifeblood of the global economy. Let’s take a look what strategies Apple, DSM and TenCate have used to promote their innovative products. Apple: 1 million Apps Available In The App Store Apple is known for...

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TenCate’s CSR Approach
Mar31

TenCate’s CSR Approach

Understanding the increasing stakeholders’ anticipation for corporate responsibility and accountability, TenCate developed and integrated in 2013 a proactive CSR approach and strategy that advances the transparency. The TenCate CSR strategy can be categorized into 5 sections: Triple bottom line mindset. The essence of Corporate Social Responsibility is understanding “the triple bottom line”: People, Planet and Profit. TenCate...

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TenCate’s Innovation Strategy
Mar31

TenCate’s Innovation Strategy

All innovative developments at TenCate typically have a technological background. Good examples are the creation of thermoplastic composite technology (TenCate Cetex®), or technological process development as a result of the application of digital inkjet technology. Innovative developments likewise derive from combinations of pre-existing technologies, as happened with TenCate Defender™ M and TenCate GeoDetect®. Technological...

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TenCate’s CSR and the Environment
Mar31

TenCate’s CSR and the Environment

The topic of sustainability takes a very high position in TenCate’s expansion, positioning and reporting. TenCate perceives the implementation of an incorporated sustainability strategy dedicated to bio-diversity and the company’s natural surroundings to be the most significant element of the environmental dimension of business enterprise. Throughout this strategy the next subjects are the most appealing: Energy control and CO2...

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