"I asked myself what image of man was to underpin my enterprise and I searched for inspiration in science, philosophy and theology. There I found the DNA of the company and the basis for the Goldschmeding Foundation."
Prof. dr.Jan Peter Balkenende
"I wholeheartedly support this initiative because it searches for a new connection between Economy and Ethics. New insights will contribute to essential innovations in economy, academic research and education."
Mr.Jacques van den Broek
"I like the fact that the ideology of Frits is secured in the Goldschmeding Foundation. Times have changed, but at heart we are not – that is beautiful to see."
"The long term approach and philosophy of the Foundation supports opportunities for sustainable and productive relationships between people and work, with each other and with their environment. It's a privilege to be involved
Mr. Drs.Herna Verhagen
"Issues at the intersection of people, work and economy have my special interest. A contribution to the foundation that promotes and funds research on these issues is a contribution to the success of our society."
Robert Jan van de Kraats RA
“People in combination with work & economy largely form the basis for our further thinking and acting. It is a great privilege to be involved as a supervisor in the projects in this field by the foundation."
MR.Aart de Geus
Board & Staff member
"Growing inequalities and the depletion of nature must be turned around – in economic thinking and acting. New insights are needed, as well as appealing practical examples. That motivates me to contribute to the foundation.”
Prof. mr. dr.Jaap Winter
Board of Trustees & Board
“The Goldschmeding Foundation places people at the heart of society and economy and brings theory and practice together. That is essential in this time of great transformation.”
Prof. dr.Lans Bovenberg
“I Wholeheartedly support the Goldschmeding Foundation because it encourages discussion on current social issues between different sciences and between science and real life. The objective: a better world."
Prof. dr. Govert Buijs
Board of Trustees
“The Foundation is unique because it combines in-depth academic research with long term perspective on the promotion of human dignity and prosperity in economy and society. An inspirational working environment."
Prof. dr.Paul van Geest
Board of Trustees
“I have sympathy for the Goldschmeding Foundation because the meaning and objectives of people, their work and the economy are studied in their context and are reduced to the power of love."
Prof. dr.Stefan Stremersch
Board of Trustees
“The Foundation is committed to a better world from a holistic economic perspective, with an eye for excellence and based on trust as a basic attitude. There is nothing better than putting your weight behind that."
“The Goldschmeding Foundation and its partners put people first and approach the changing economy from an inclusive perspective. How nice it is to contribute together with the foundation team to this cause.”
Mr. Martijn Roos
Impact & Control Manager
"A wonderful opportunity to participate in initiating a better world."
drs.Mariëlle Kakebeeke - Ruijgrok
"Inspired by the 100-year perspective, the inclusive and sustainable economy based on love for others, I feel privileged to contribute to the visibility and impact of the Goldschmeding Foundation"
Programmanager Circular Economy
"Driven by the potential for innovation and collaboration, I look forward to contributing - with our partners - to the realization of a circular economy."
Drs. Suzanne Ekel
Programmanager Humane Economy
"I am going from the transition to a meaningful, humane economy, aimed at the prosperity and well-being of people. Compassionate and people-oriented leadership is a key in this and I am happy to commit myself to this."
Programmanager Inclusive Labour Market
"An inclusive labor market is my ideal. At the Goldschmeding Foundation, we contribute to this by combining fundamental scientific insights with innovative approaches in practice."
MAMichelle van Toor
Project manager Inclusive Labour Market
"An inclusive labour market is not an end in itself, but a means to a resilient, innovative and humane labour market. Feel the difference."