SDG 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17


Based on the preliminary design dated March 22, 2021, partly based on the design of August 2017, it is shown how the project contributes to the 17 goals. It is important to safeguard these values ​​in the implementation.

The Renesse Masterplan sets out the ambitions for the development of the village of Renesse into the attractive and pleasant seaside resort of the future. An important part of this is improving the attractiveness and residential quality of the center and creating a more pleasant public space .

The planning area concerns the Church ring, which will have a special appearance in the renovated center.


This project is part of the Masterplan Renesse. The church ring is the historic heart of the renovated center.

Client:  Municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland

Contractor : to be selected

Period:  The award and implementation will start in 2021

Drinking water tap, planting trees, regional flower mix, reuse of stones, making public space less traffic, sustainable energy, historical elements, charging point for bicycles and scooters.

positive impact indicators

The indicators applied worldwide are based on the framework for the sustainable goals for 2030. 


9.4 low CO2 impact

The project includes electric charging points for scooters/cyclists. Reuse of 5500m2 bricks (198 tons avoided CO2 emissions). An innovative LED lighting for the church.

15.9 strengthen biodiversity

26 trees are added. The greenery provides extra cooling in the summer. The green and floral mix community is based on native species, which improves biodiversity in the project area.

17.7 cooperation

The plan has been drawn up together with the municipality, the Village Council, the Church, Entrepreneurs’ Association, retail and catering entrepreneurs, the market master, the fair operator, local residents and other involved parties.


3.9 improved air quality

The project contributes to road safety by making it possible to close off the area and make it less accessible. This also reduces air pollution and noise disturbance.

4.7 SDG impact

For this project, the SDG impact has been mapped out and additional opportunities have been identified for the contractors. By making the impact visible, knowledge is disseminated.

6.1 drinking water

A public drinking water tap is provided in the project. There is an opportunity to install reed filters to filter the rainwater (see inspiration map SDG6).

8.9 sustainable tourism

With the green church square, this project creates the meeting place for visitors to a seaside resort of the future. The companies will draw up a plan of approach for sustainability.

11.7 public space

In the project, a special space has been set up for the ‘Zeehond’ artwork, the historic benches will be reused and the space will be arranged in such a way that it becomes safer.

12.5 reuse

In the project, the released sand and paving stones will be reused, the feet of the public lighting will be reused and the historic benches will be replaced.

13.2 adaptation

The municipality has drawn up a climate adaptation plan for the area and energy neutral policy. In this project, greenery is added to buffer water. 

16.1.3 less nuisance

The Masterplan focuses on a qualitatively attractive seaside resort for families and not on youth groups, who in the past regularly caused unrest in the evenings.


7.2 duurzame energie

The municipality has an Energy Agenda and Zeeland has a regional energy strategy. The energy in the project area for lighting and charging points comes from sustainable energy.

10.2 place for disabled

The project has provided disabled parking spaces.  



  • Sports elements for more movement (SDG3)
  • Extra rainwater collection (SDG6)
  • Local suppliers (SDG8)
  • Biobased Information Board (SDG9)
  • 100% reuse of natural stone (SDG12/SDG1)
  • Many flat roofs for solar energy (SDG7)

“We made an opportunity map using the SDG purchasing compass. This shows that there are direct and indirect opportunities to further increase the contribution to the sustainable development goals with the quality impulse. We share these with our suppliers so that the design can be optimized.”

Pieter Swerus

Concern buyer, Municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland

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