DUGUT VISION:

“If we want to solve the world’s problems, we must find a way to connect and work together. DuGut introduces a platform that aims to connect, raise awareness to change behavior and take real-life sustainable actions!”

We all want to live well. Why would we not? Wanting to do so is only human, after all. There’s just one problem: Conspicuous consumption, which is often confused with living well and is environmentally unsustainable.

Since COVID19, most people are aware that our world has problems that need to be addressed and solved! In 2015, the UN introduced the 17 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. These SDGs have an urgent deadline, 2030 and we are not on track. Yet today, in 2021, only 1 in 100 people are aware of what the SDGs are. For that reason, in 2020, the UN called to mobilize for a “Decade of Action” on three levels: global action, local action, and people action. On top of all that, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on all 17 SDGs has shown that what began as a health crisis has quickly become a human and socio-economic crisis.

While the crisis is imperiling progress towards the SDGs, it also makes their achievement all the more urgent and necessary. A transformative recovery from COVID- 19 should be pursued, implementing all efforts to deliver the 2030 SDG Agenda.

Yet, the Pandemic also begs an important question: Why would we want to fully return to the status-quo if our needs can be met with our well-being and environmental sustainability in mind? This once-in-a-generation chance to build a better future will propel the concept of ‘conscious living’ to the top of everyone’s agenda, with Millennials and Gen-Z driving the rally. They’ll define the new normal from what our world has recently experienced.

We believe that if we want to make the SDG deadline, we will have to connect all 3 levels and make taking action together easy and accessible. The best way to do that is to use a system where both parties involved are already accustomed to and bend it to Purpose. That’s the DuGut way!

DUGUT CONTENT STUDIO:

“We believe that if we want everybody to use the DuGut App, it must be easy accessible, fun and engaging! The Key to success is creating light and sharable content, but also provide proof that we have seen these problems with our own eyes because we were there!”

Our traveling team(s) film the most pressing issues in our world today. This is how we are building a unique footage library featuring our most pressing problems today. From Refugee Camps to Wild Fires, to the Plastic Waste in our Oceans, we will not shy away to go there and raise awareness!

DuGut has got its own content team that develops Sustainability Campaigns that enable users to learn about our problems, and take Real Micro-Actions, such as cleaning up plastic waste, etc.

We also have a full equipped postproduction studio including Graphic/Editing stations, Camera (Vlog and Studio) Equipment, including a Green Screen Set, a Screening Room and a Sound Studio.

If you are a Brand that want to reach conscious consumers, or you want to create exposure for your cause? Contact us, and let’s make it happen… That’s the DuGut way!



DUGUT COMPANY:

"Consumer spending is the most powerful force in World Change... If even a fraction of that spending can fight climate change, reduce poverty and inequality, the impact is enormous!"

The DuGut Company is a Social Venture that is profitable by design. Our single goal is to inspire the younger generations to demand change and build the new sustainable economy. At the DuGut Company, every business decision has sustainability in mind!

We are headquartered in Porto Portugal with offices in Silicon Beach California (USA) and The Netherlands. We are also Represented in Brazil - South America, Canada – North America, Africa and Asia.

Our Teams have the knowledge, creativity, and strategic minds, but also Proven Credibility and the International Network that comes with a top career. Developing an industry-accepted platform concept in our line of business requires the highest level of experience because the only way to mature such a concept is to be resourceful. Most of the time that comes with a lot of experience, and we have tons of it!

Giving Back:

What we have in common is also the main driver of our Dream Team. Armed with tons of experience, we all decided individually, to work together and dedicate our collective knowledge and resources to find a sustainable solution to our worlds problems. The DuGut Company and its platform is the result of this collaboration.

When you want to reach the younger generations, innovation is key. That is why we do everything a little bit different, so it fits the needs of our target group. Leading by example, that’s the DuGut Way!

FOUNDERS:

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STEPHANUS VERMEULEN

FOUNDER/CEO

Stephanus started DuGut in 2015, because he served as an Impact Advisor on President Obama's Rank Review Board. Stephanus is a social entrepreneur as well as an Advertising and Entertainment Executive with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in generational behavior.

www.stephanus.app

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JACOB MAGALHAES

CO-FOUNDER/CBO

Jacob Joined DuGut at the end of 2018, he is a social entrepreneur, with a technical background focusing on Blockchain Technology and its ability to enable social change. Jacob understands the younger generations, and is determined to help them change the world.

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THIERRY PEEK

CO-FOUNDER/CFO

Thierry Joined DuGut in 2020, he is an entrepreneur with a background in auditing, strategic planning, business modelling, accounting and operations and was former CFO of MERKLE Netherlands and CFO a.i. Brand Loyalty International.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

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STEPHANUS VERMEULEN

Chairman, DuGut Investor

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JORGE MAGALHAES

Board Executive, Dugut Investor

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THIERRY PEEK

Board Executive/CFO

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MARK GROSFELD

Board Executive, Dugut Investor

SR TEAM:

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STEPHANUS VERMEULEN

CEO

Advertising and Entertainment Executive, Impact Advisor to President Obama

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JACOB MAGALHAES

CBO

Social Entrepreneur, specialized in Blockchain Technology

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THIERRY PEEK

CFO

Former CFO of MERKLE Netherlands and CFO a.i. Brand Loyalty International.

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FRANCO DUBINI

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Film maker and Founder at Francollective

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NIKHIL PRAKASH

Blockchain Technology

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EMIEL STAPAERTS

SR VP GLOBAL SALES, Former bussiness Development Director MERKLE Netherlands

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BULENT CANDAN

LOYALTY

Former Brand strategy/Loyalty Leader Cards & Loyalty Solutions at MERKEL

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JORGE MAGALHAES

STRATEGY

Corporate and Sustainability, CTO Siemens Gamesa, Former CMO Motorola

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CARLO VAN PELT

GLOBAL SALES

Online bussiness development, strategy, marketing & communications

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DARREN CHUCKRY

BRAND STRATEGY

Business and Marketing, Chairman at the Marketing Society Hong Kong, Founder, Managing Partner at HK Initiative.

TEAM:

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NUNO TAVARES

Technology

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TOMAS FERREIRA

Social Media

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ANA CHRISTINA CABRITA

Administration

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ZITA SILVA RODRIGUES

HR

ADVISORY BOARD:

CORP AND BRANDS

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ERIC KIP

Managing Director Exterion Media NL, Former Marketing Director Coca Cola, Marketing Executive Douwe Egberts, Danone

ADVERTISING & PR

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SEAN ANGUS

PR President and Co-Founder At The LauchPad Agency Silicon Beach/LA

FINANCE

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CHRIS H. LEEB

CEO 42Angelitors, Silicon VAlley USA

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HANS BLANKENBURCH

Investment Manager, Mos Vestis Brazil

POLITICS AND GOV.

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JIM FREEMAN

Government and Political Affairs, Owner at Freeman Public Affairs, USA

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CESAR COUTO FERREIRA

Co-Founder Fábrica do Futuro Brazil, Former Managing Director VICE, Head of Content MTV Portugal

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MICHAEL GESZEL

Strategic Advisor
Writer / Editor / Publisher.
SoulCraft Media

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KADU TITI

Developing Countries

One of the '51 Most Impactful Leaders in Water & Water Management, Africa'

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MICHAEL LLOYD WHITE

Humanities and Social Affairs, CEO at World Kindness USA Washington D.C.

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COREY HARNISH

Strategic Advisor

Entertainment for Impact, Business Development, Blockchain4Good.

CONTACT

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JOBS:

We are always looking for new Team Members on all levels. From Executives to Talent, to entry Level and Volunteers.

Checkout where we are currently looking for:


Volunteers (International):


  • Social Media Country Managers
  • Content Creators Film
  • Content Creators Post-Production
  • Content Creators Graphic Design



Internships (Porto Portugal):


  • Content Creators Film
  • Content Creators Post-Production
  • Content Creators Graphic Design
  • Technology (Web and App Programmers

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