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Lucas C.P.M. Meijs is professor of Strategic Philanthropy and Volunteering  at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Professor Meijs' current research focuses on issues related to strategic philanthropy, volunteer/non-profit management, corporate community involvement, voluntary energy as a natural resource and involved learning (life-long development by volunteering).

He served two term as the first non-american co-editor in chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Quarterly.

He has been an appointed member of the Raad voor Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling, the official policy adviisory body for the Dutch government and parliament.

He was a guest researcher at the Centre of Philanthropy and Non-profit studies at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

He has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Georgia's Department of Political Science as well as its School of Social Work.

Professor Meijs teaches NGO/NPO management and several business-non-profit relations courses at the master level, as well as service learning, consultancy and social entrepreneurship at the bachelor level.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth


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