Discover Amsterdam’s impact ecosystem

Find out where you belong in Amsterdam’s growing ecosystem for social entrepreneurship. Startups, SMEs, large companies, investors, local government organisations, academia and research institutes are all essential players in the impact community.

What can the impact entrepreneurship ecosystem do for you?

To create more social value and effectively address Amsterdam’s societal challenges, impact enterprises need a diverse, strongly connected ecosystem, in which all actors work together. This ecosystem is made up of several distinct groups, all of which have their part to play in achieving positive impact. So how does it work?

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Impact news

  • How to build an impact city

    Amsterdam Impact works to nurture social entrepreneurship but it also wants to contribute to a much more ambitious goal: transforming the economy into one that creates multiple value. In 2021, Amsterdam Impact we partnered with social enterprise platform Pioneers Post on a series of articles exploring how we are building an ‘impact city’. From education to market access, nurturing neighbourhoods to facilitating capital, find out more about how we are targeting transition. 

  • Impact city enterprises

    Amsterdam is home to many social enterprises that put people and the planet at the heart of their work while also generating jobs and income. In 2021, Amsterdam Impact partnered with social enterprise platform Pioneers Post on a series of articles turning the spotlight on just a few of these innovative businesses found on the streets of Amsterdam. 

  • Meet the 28 companies in the City of Amsterdam's Building Better Business 2022 programme

    Building Better Business, a collaboration between Amsterdam Impact, the City of Amsterdam's impact entrepreneurship initiative, B Lab, and Economy for the Common Good, aims to help mainstream companies accelerate their social and environmental impact and get certified for their performance.

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