Monique collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to help create awareness and to find solutions to protect the environment. This includes collaborations with the Jane Goodall Institute, National Geographic and others. Monique is a sought-after speaker on conferences and universities about circularity, and received various awards for her work over the years. Her awards and keynote speaking events include: European Union Chamber of Commerce in China Sustainable Business Award 2021 for Recycling Assurance Chemical Test (RA-3) identifying rPET content in goods; European Union Chamber of Commerce in China Sustainable Business Award 2020 for The World First post-consumer recycled polypropylene (RPP) bags; The Personality of the Year award from the Benelux Chamber of Commerce 2019; The #1 Business Women Of Excellence award in Egypt in 2018; The Women Economic Forum’s Outstanding Women for the Advance of Sustainability award in 2017; The Sustainable. Business Award from the European Economic and Sustainability Committee in 2014; The Entrepreneur the Year award 2012 in the USA from Enterprising Women; keynote speaker at “China’s World Creative Economy Summit in 2017; keynote at the EWC Sustainability Summit at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2016; and keynote at the 2015 EXCELerate Conference in Canada and virtual conference in 2021.