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Communication
Strategy

FAIRBIKE: The world's first ethical e-bike

Communication
Strategy

Intersnacks' 'Honest Cashew'

Communication
Strategy

ASICS communication for positive change

Implementation
Strategy

From bol.com to B Corp

Communication

Raising the bar on sustainability with Panasonic

Communication
Implementation
Strategy

Driving ESG forward at enviolo

Strategy

VRR: Leading the way in air cargo

Communication

'On to the next bottle' with Vrumona

Communication
Strategy

'Be part of a better port' with Port of Amsterdam

Communication

Unlocking the Power of Sustainability with PEFC

Communication

Reversing Diabetes2 with Voeding Leeft

Strategy

Strengthening Milieu Centraal’s strategy

Communication

Writing a.s.r.'s first impact report

Communication
Strategy

Sound Mind, Sound Body™

Implementation

Mobilizing Danone's employees

Implementation
Strategy

Uniting Dierenbescherming's (livestock) stakeholder

Communication

IUCN: 20 years of wildlife habitat protection

Implementation

Empowering Blokker on their sustainability journey

Communication

Dopper: Towards a clearly defined purpose

Communication

Ecover: From shared love to positioning

Communication

Simavi & Solidaridad for women empowerment

Communication
Implementation

Take “Action” for more sustainability

Communication
Implementation

With Unilever towards a cleaner detergent category

Communication

Tony's: Serious about chocolate & reporting

Communication

Facilitating innovative minds with Cradle to Cradle

Communication

All hands-on deck for better textile with SER

Communication

UTZ Certified for sustainable farming

The Terrace in numbers

15

Years of sustainability consultancy

115

Years of sustainability consultancy

115

Years of sustainability consultancy

1 March 2024

5 steps toward a future-proof organization

How can your company become future-proof? This blog dives into the realm of implementing sustainable and responsible business...

29 January 2024

Ecovadis Training Partner

We became an approved EcoVadis Training Partner...

25 January 2024

The Terrace road to net zero

The Terrace is dedicated to achieving net-zero emissions by 2030. Explore our commitment and learn about the concrete steps...

30 March 2023

Your burning questions about B Corp answered

As a consultancy working on different B Corp projects, we get asked a LOT of questions about B Corp. In this blog we collect...

29 March 2023

The Power of B Corp: what are the benefits?

In this series, we delve into what the real purpose of B Corp is. Why are companies so keen to be a B Corp? Of what actual...

21 March 2023

The Terrace is sustainability partner of bol.com

Bol.com, the popular online marketplace in the Netherlands and Belgium is taking a massive step towards more sustainability...

15 March 2023

Large enterprises joining the B Corp movement

In the last years, we saw more and more large enterprises join the B Corp movement.

6 February 2023

B Corp: A movement on the move

I share why I believe we need to be looking at the impact of B Corps in a different way.

1 January 2023

Impact infographic

We launched our impact infographic 2022...

9 November 2022

Supply Chain Due Diligence – Threat or Opportunity

4 ways in which due diligence offers a lever of positive change for your business...

7 November 2022

Meet the new positive change maker: Emmely Jurrius

Emmely has been involved with sustainability in her personal life and as a volunteer for a climate organization for quite...

7 November 2022

Interview with Antoine Heuty from Ulula

As part of our supply chain due diligence theme months, we interviewed Antoine Heuty, the founder and CEO of Ulula, a Canadian...

26 October 2022

Floris van Neer joins The Terrace

At The Terrace, Floris is looking forward to helping clients in formulating their own sustainability strategy with clear...

24 October 2022

The addition to our team: Deike Robotta

In August 2022, Deike joined The Terrace team as a communication trainee. With her background in consumer marketing, Deike...

29 March 2022

Blog series: Leading or misleading – Step 3

This blog part of the blogseries ‘Leading or Misleading’ on transparent product communications around sustainability...

22 March 2022

World Water Day: How businesses can take more action on water

Today is World Water Day! There is a lot of ‘hidden impact’ we are having on the our "blue planet"...

21 March 2022

Blog series: Leading or misleading – Step 2

Consumers are faced with an overwhelming selection of products, each claiming to be the best one. But we do not want to spend...

15 March 2022

Blog series: Leading or Misleading – Step 1

Say you have a product of which you would like to make consumers more aware of. You believe it offers sustainable and/or...

14 March 2022

Leading or Misleading: A blog series on being transparent in your product communications around sustainability and health.

Today is World Consumer Rights Day. A day for raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs.

23 April 2021

Earth day: 5 ways to make your business work for nature

Let’s do earth-centered business. Earth-day is the day to celebrate the beautiful things our planet has to offer, but also...

2 December 2020

Climate Neutral Group’s formula for maximum impact

When Climate Neutral Group (CNG) was founded in 2002, they were one of the first organizations to fully focus on climate...

24 November 2020

Closing the loop on plastic waste at Lipton: How an ambition became the norm

One key shift towards a 1.5-degree society is closing the loop on waste. With a growing business there comes a downside too...

19 October 2020

Call it by its name: A plea to cherish the brave brands that accelerate the plant protein transition

It’s Dutch Food Week this week. This means all eyes are on (innovation) in the Dutch food sector for 7 days straight...

14 October 2020

ASICS: Dare to focus

What if we are not committed to take any actions on climate change and limit global warming to 1.5-degrees?

4 October 2020

How to leverage the content beyond the sustainability report

Go back to your reason why for creating a sustainability report in the first place. Who are the key people you want to reach?

27 September 2020

How to successfully develop copy and creative elements for your sustainability report

Good sustainability reports tell a well-rounded story yet are focused and concise at the same time...

22 September 2020

How to ease content collection for your sustainability report

Once you’ve chosen and aligned the focus of the sustainability report, it’s time to collect the content for the upcoming...

15 September 2020

How to leverage external and internal perspectives for focus

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8 September 2020

Why its key to connect with your strategy and colleagues early on

Often, companies start reporting for compliance reasons, yet there are also many positive reasons to create a sustainability...

7 September 2020

What the Oatly-controversy teaches us about the demand for transparency

You probably heard already, Oatly has made the decision to sell a stake in the company to a consortium that includes Blackstone,...

4 June 2020

Saving people and planet starts at breakfast by Marjolein Baghuis

We are both the flood and the ark. No one but us will destroy the planet, and no one except us will save it...

15 December 2019

Moving towards a circular food system: The Terrace presents at the Erasmus Food Lab

Moving towards a circular food system: The Terrace presents at the Erasmus Food Lab

29 October 2019

Sustainable Fashion: The innovations that are (or might be) closing the loop

Sustainable Fashion: The innovations that are (or might be) closing the loop

29 April 2019

Why we believe that brave brands will lead the Fashion Revolution

Why we believe that brave brands will lead the Fashion Revolution

18 December 2018

Tony’s Chocolonely: Raising the chocolate bar for industry change

Tony’s Chocolonely: Raising the chocolate bar for industry change

31 October 2018

It’s official: The Terrace is a B Corp! Time for celebration

It’s official: The Terrace is a B Corp! Time for celebration

21 February 2017

Can the Netherlands lead the way in how the world eats protein?

Can the Netherlands lead the way in how the world eats protein?

9 September 2014

Brand Purpose Model: what is the most beautiful thing you can do with your brand?

Brand Purpose Model: what is the most beautiful thing you can do with your brand?

Who is accelerating that positive change?

Mother Nature

Our CEO. You may be wondering why? Because she is not bound by human short-term thinking, but makes decisions with - at least - the next five generations in mind. Along with her, we challenge our clients to ask themselves first: What is the greatest thing my organization/brand can do?

Leontine Gast, Founding Partner & Managing Director

Better remember this face. Leontine founded The Terrace in 2007 and since then has guided more than 150 clients on their journey toward future-proof business and making the world a more beautiful place. You might be next!

Ralph Kruijssen, Creative Director

Did someone say creativity? The Terrace's creative brain has a name: Ralph. For more than 20 years, Ralph has been bringing sustainability to life through communications, distinctive branding and activation.

Alex Jöersen, Managing Consultant Strategy

Feeling lost in (upcoming) sustainability standards and legislations like CSRD and CSDD? The strategy team, led by Alex, is here to guide you through the challenges of determining impact, defining criteria, and setting an ESG strategy.

Eva Schouten, Sr. Sustainability Strategy Consultant

Who can call herself a top 100 young sustainability leader in the Netherlands? Eva can. At The Terrace, she challenges companies to become a force for good by being responsible and transparent in their supply chains.

Deike Robotta, Jr. Sustainability Communications Consultant

Can marketing and sustainability go hand in hand? Certainly, if you ask Deike who has a broad expertise of external and internal communication. Let her help you to accelerate positive change.

Maurits de Munck, Sustainability Strategy Consultant

Is your organization looking for support with circularity, sustainability strategy, carbon footprint calculations or B Corp certification? Maurits has a solid record of clients he has helped accelerate positive change. Be the next!

Trisha Goossens, Office Manager

Trisha is indispensable to make all our behind the scenes-processes run smoothly. She makes sure our colleagues can use as much time as possible for making positive change with our clients.

Floris van Neer, Jr. Sustainability Strategy Consultant

Sustainability certifications and ratings can be complex. Luckily, Floris can tell you all about it. With his academic and practical background in sustainability strategy, he helps you to make sense of the ESG landscape.

Liliane van Heteren, Project Manager

25 years at Albert Heijn and 9 years in the role of Sustainability Manager, that's more than a handful of experience. Liliane is a strong team player and - with her hands-on mentality - an expert in strategy implementation.

Pierre Hupperts

Anyone asking for 30 years of experience in CSR and sustainable supply chain management? Our answer to that: Pierre. Pierre is former director of The Body Shop Benelux and campaign director at Oxfam Novib, Latin America.

Gerno Kwaks, Advocacy & Stakeholder Management

Sustainability can be complex, especially when several stakeholders are involved. Gerno is our expert in making sustainability issues manageable, especially in the human rights sphere.

Anna Vlassov, Jr. Sustainability Strategy Consultant

Anna helps companies navigate the complexities of sustainability, creates resilient and future-proof strategies, and transforms these into actionable plans to drive lasting and meaningful positive change.

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