With the opening of the Roetz Fair Factory, we make our social mission come to life: empowering and training people with poor job prospects. Roetz wants to prove that running a commercial business and respecting people and planet can go hand in hand.
“At Roetz, we don't judget a book by its cover. We believe that everyone has valuable talents - even if they are hidden. Where others see waste, we see valuable raw materials that are ready for a second life. We strive for a circular and inclusive future.”Tiemen ter Hoeven during the opening
our own social bike workshop
In the past, we have worked with social partners. Due to policy changes and the absence of a decent training program, it was difficult to offer a suitable environment to the makers. Tiemen decided to start his own social workshop.
On 23 november, the Roetz Fair Factory was officially opened with partners, media, the makers and their families. Anneke Sipkens from Stichting Doen and Raphael Nouwen from Triodos Bank found warm opening words.en (Anneke