OW – Our World Platform Summer 2017


OW World 2017

Our World is a platform that brings innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship in the fashion industry together. With a focus on the Dutch market, on this page you find stories, initiatives and information we bring to you in English. For their expertviews Nanette Hoogervorst and I spoke about my vision on a sunny day in Amsterdam, 2017 […]

Women’s Day 2017 – My Mission to Dhaka


Jhorna Fabrics & Fashion

Better business(-conditions) in Bangladesh Report by PUM communications 8th March 2017 Roosmarie Ruigrok adviced and coached eight SMEs in Bangladesh, producing textiles locally in the slums. Aside from sharing her expertise and knowledge in textile-production and related subjects such as marketing she also talked with entrepreneurs and employees alike about CSR-issues. This is her story.  […]

“CSR Sector Risk Analysis”


Past week ( November 2014) the Dutch government published the KPMG “CSR Sector Risk Analysis”.   It is an attempt to bring a global map out the extent to which the Dutch business through their production has to do with the risks in the area of human rights, labor, environment, corruption and taxes. There are […]

Clean&Unique and CSR


got ethics

People, Planet, Profit the 3P’s are very important for Clean&Unique.   If You Want To Change The World, Change Yourself.   I would like to be an example how easy it is to do! This is what Clean&Unique does!   The energy we use comes by Greenchoice  www.greenchoice.nl The  mobile phone is a Fairphone www.fairphone.com Our cleaning products, when we use! […]

Women & Banking


My steps to the Dutch VN women’s representative, October 2013   I experienced romantic years during the Fashion Academy in Amsterdam, but soon they were brutally interrupted by my buying trips in fashion to the Far East. On my first trip my upbringing education for equal rights for men and women was addressed. This was the main reason […]