Sifted‘s Connor Bilboe recently interviewed Vivent’s Sustainability Manager, Marina Martin Curran, to learn more about the challenges of hiring for sustainability driven startups.
“Finding talent doesn’t just mean new hires”
Beyond hiring within its team, Vivent sources talent from external organisations to carry out specialist research projects.
Vivent also collaborates with academic institutions such as Wageningen University in the Netherlands on student research projects. For example, it’s working with master’s students to look into the sustainability indicators of greenhouse-grown tomatoes. Vivent’s sustainability manager Marina Curran says this allows Vivent to conduct relevant research while giving students the opportunity to build up experience.
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