“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”
Robert Swan

Our Mission

  • Spread Awareness 

Our goal is to increase the social and environmental awareness.

  • Build a Community 

We aim to build a sustainable environment for the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences community through education, raising awareness and last but not least by promoting sustainable practices. 

  • Educate People

Our aim is to inform/engage students about/to participate in activities related to sustainability. 

  • Make a Difference 

Our mission is to drive sustainability throughout the RUAS institution by informing students about sustainability initiatives around the world.

Our Vision

  • Create an environment

Our vision is to create an environment in which fellow students in the RUAS institution (or around the institution) embrace and promote sustainable practices.

Our vision is to create an environment around the institution that embraces sustainable practices of which Hogeschool Rotterdam can be proud of.

  • Engagement

Our vision is to engage RBS students in developing a sustainable environment which inspires sustainable practice.

Our vision is to emphasize the importance of empowering individuals to become responsible for contributing to a sustainable future.

Sustainability Events

September 2020

World Clean Up Day #coronaedition

Book the day!📅 It's World Cleanup Day this Saturday at Posthumalaan 120! ♻️ 🎉 RISA and RISA Sustainability bring to you the first social & sustainable event of the year! Make sure you confirm your spot by clicking the participate button on this Facebook Event! ✅ What about the reward for contributing to the cause? It's pizza time, everyone! 🍕 We will gather up after the event at Het Park to grab some lunch together but, of course, with all the COVID-19 restrictions. ↔ One last thing... For all RISA members, pizza is on us 😉 For non-RISA members the fee is 2€ for the pizza party. So, see you there?

September 2019

World Clean Up Day @Decathlon

It's official! First RISA Sustainability event! World Clean Up Day in partnership with Decathlon! Please save the date for next Saturday and join us! Everyone who signs up before Thursday will get a free lunch and RISA members get a token for a free drink at one of our next events! 🗓Date: 21st September 2019 | 📍Location: Decathlon Coolsingel