Speaker Koen BOONE
Koen Boone works for LEI part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. He is Director Europe of the Sustainability Consortium (TSC). TSC (www.sustainabilityconsortium.org) develops and standardizes methods to measure sustainability on product level together with more than 100 global NGO's, universities and companies. Before joining TSC, Koen led the Centre for Economic Information (CEI) for about 8 years. CEI is a research program monitoring Sustainability of Dutch agriculture with a yearly budget of about 6.5 million Euro.
Koen has nearly 15 years of experience on measuring sustainability on all kind of levels (product, company, sector). He worked with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) on the development of GRI guidelines for sustainability reporting for the Food Processing Industry, developed a sustainability scan for the agribusiness and developed a website to measure sustainability of Dutch agriculture in a very detailed and quantitative way (www.duurzaamheidlandbouw.nl).