Zoetermeer, Monday, February 3, 2020 - VNMI and PUM Netherlands senior experts (PUM) have entered into a partnership to strengthen each other in the field of corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and knowledge sharing.
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Ten prominent Dutch companies from the hospitality sector share their internal E-learnings on the Hospitality Online Platform (HOP) from this year on. With the help of the Food Service Network Netherlands, their corporate E-learnings have been made accessible to PUM hospitality experts via the platform. This makes PUM experts even better equipped to do what they are good at: advising entrepreneurs in developing countries and emerging markets. In the Tourism & Hospitality sector, in the countries where PUM is active, 215 companies were visited and assisted by experts in the past year.
5 December is International Volunteer Day and, on behalf of PUM and many entrepreneurs worldwide, we would like to thank you very much for all your efforts!
Encouraging Dutch companies to do more business in and with Africa: That is the aim of the Africa Strategy as drawn up by the business organisations VNO-NCW and MKB-Nederland. Hans de Boer, chairman of VNO-NCW, presented the first copy to Prime Minister Mark Rutte on 26 of November during the trade mission to Nigeria.
PUM Netherlands senior experts (PUM) and Women on Wings Foundation (Women on Wings) have agreed upon a joint effort to reduce poverty through creating 25,000 sustainable jobs for women in rural India by supporting Indian social enterprises in their overall growth.
An inspiring event took place in the Malietoren (The Hague, Netherlands) on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Action against AMR (antimicrobial resistance) was the central theme of the morning. It is a joint initiative of PUM, WIMM (Working Group on International Medical Microbiology of the Dutch Association for Medical Microbiology (NVMM) and the Medical Microbiology Department of the Radboudumc. The purpose of the event was to make an inventory of concrete opportunities Dutch business have to offer for companies and organisations in low and middle income countries.
PUM and CBI renewed their Statement of Cooperation. Both parties assist SME’s in developing countries and emerging markets and have been complementing each other for years by working through an integrated value chain approach - partnership. To achieve more impact through their cooperation, PUM and CBI will intensify their cooperation in joint project identification, development and implementation. Further cooperation will help to solve more problems in target countries and achieve better results.
The Hague, July 1st, 2019. PUM Netherlands senior experts (PUM) and TUI Care Foundation are linking up to support women’s cooperatives in rural areas in Western Morocco.
“PUM is a gem,” says Hans de Boer, chairman of PUM and VNO-NCW. But what is it that PUM experts actually do? Hans de Boer and Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management) set aside time in their busy schedule to visit SongHan Incubators (SHI) in Da Nang last week during the Dutch Trade Mission to Vietnam.