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Amsterdam has a long history of entrepreneurs who care for both the city and its residents. Social entrepreneurship – doing business that focuses on creating added value for society – is an integral part of the city’s mindset. Discover more about the city's impact ecosystem and stay up to date on the latest developments.

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  • 5 sustainable Amsterdam startups to watch out for

    Amsterdam is a green city that is increasingly putting more emphasis on social impact. So naturally, the city is packed full of startups that are constantly innovating to ensure a greener future. Here's a list of some of the Dutch capital's exciting young social enterprises.

  • Amsterdam: a city of change makers

    From young startups to established corporates, the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a hub for creative thinkers and makers from over 180 countries. Enticed by the city’s inclusive atmosphere, creative energy and great work-life balance, these change makers are responsible for many exciting products and developments.

  • What happens at our Buy Social events

    On 17 October 2017, in partnership with Social Enterprise NL and ABN Amro, Amsterdam Impact ran another successful Buy Social event, held at the Circl circular pavilion. Both social entrepreneurs and companies interested in responsible purchasing, came together to help stimulate procurement from entrepreneurs who do good while doing business.

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