Sustainability Intern

(m/v, fulltime)

Employment: Full time

14 July 2021

Let’s color the world!

We are GNT, an ambitious and innovative family-run business with a colorful character! With our EXBERRY® brand, we are the market leader in the field of Coloring Foods. Our colorings are 100% natural and are made from fruits, vegetables and plants.

We are world champions when it comes to utilizing the bounty of nature and strive to continuously innovate and improve natural color ingredients for the consumer. By carefully preserving all of nature’s beauty and goodness, we are able to offer our clients the highest quality and most reliable products. In the future, we also want to lead the market in sustainability. This is what continues to motivate us every day!

The most important ingredients for GNT’s success are our employees and the cooperation that exists between them. We believe in teamwork and we are there for one another, our clients, our suppliers and our partners. That is what makes us GNT.

We are seeking a talented:

Sustainability Intern


GNT is currently drafting and implementing a sustainability strategy which will position the company as the industry leader on sustainability in the Natural Food Colours. A crucial part of the sustainable framework will be the topic of climate change, and thus CO2 emissions. CO2 emissions occur in the whole value chain, from farm to fork. GNT aims to reduce these emissions by working actively with internal stakeholders, suppliers and customers. In order to understand the magnitude of the carbon footprint of the company and its value chain a GHG inventory (Scope 1, 2 & 3) and reduction roadmaps are needed.

Internship deliverables

  • GHG calculations for 2018, 2019, 2020 of Scope 1, 2 and 3, scope: European sourcing.

  • An integrated dashboard functionality to ‘live’ monitor these data.

  • Methods described and following international standards like GHG protocol Corporate Standard or ISO 14064 (to be able to be third-party verified in future).

  • Roadmaps to reduce emissions: a strategy with a time horizon 2030 & 2050.

Ideal candidate

  • Self-starter, sustainability fanatic, academic but business-wise and goal-oriented.

  • A study in the field of Environmental Science, Sustainability, Business Administration, Data/ Information Science, Geography, Agriculture or International Food on HBO, Bachelor or Master level.

  • We especially encourage any person with a non-traditional background to apply for this internship possibility as we are a colorful company.

  • Language: English is a must, Dutch & German are an advantage.


Start somewhere between September 2021 & February 2022 duration between 5 months to max 8 months.


Reports to sustainability manager, close collaboration with sustainability officer.

Practical information

  • Location: Mierlo, Netherlands or Aachen, Germany.

  • Full-time available for at least 5 months. Working from home is partly possible.

  • Standard internship renumeration applies.

What do we find important?

We operate globally, yet remain an independent, family-owned business committed to investing in products, technology and importantly, our people. The GNT values underpin all our day-to-day activities. Therefore, it is important that we suit each other. The people who work for GNT are flexible, supportive, and passionate individuals. We always go the extra mile to offer our external and internal clients the best service possible. In addition, we do everything in the most sustainable way possible. We are open and honest towards one another and bring out the best in each other.

We color the world, do you?

Does this vacancy suit you? Then we look forward to receiving your motivational statement and CV and the earliest date you are available to start by email to

Yvonne Zanders
HR Advisor
GNT International B.V.
Industrieweg 26
5731 HR - Mierlo, Netherlands