social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship, also known as impact entrepreneurship, means doing business with a social perspective; making a positive impact on society is the priority. Amsterdam is an ideal homebase for social entrepreneurs, offering the networks, ecosystem and business preconditions to make impact enterprises a success.


50/50 Green

Heggerankweg 61
1032 JB AMSTERDAM
Run by The Salvation Army, 50/50 Green is the perfect place for a break among nature and to top up on your five a day. Located in ...
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Broer & Zus

Van Woustraat 42
1073 LM AMSTERDAM
Broer & Zus has children’s clothes that make everyone happy – kids because of the fun prints and cheerful colours, and the makers ...
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Hutspot

Van Woustraat 4
1073 LL AMSTERDAM
Hutspot is a fashion, lifestyle and interior store with a difference. Over two floors, there are innovative, often local brands, r...

Loenatix

Jan Pieter Heijestraat 129
1054 ME AMSTERDAM
Loenatix (pronounced “lunatics”) is the place to score a unique urban outfit. From tank tops to soft hoodies and rack-loads of coo...
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Charlie + Mary

Gerard Doustraat 84
1072 VW AMSTERDAM
Since 2009, Charlie + Mary have been selling true fashion: clothes made with respect for people, animals and the environment. The ...

Hotel Buiten

TH. J. Lammerslaan 1
1064 DH AMSTERDAM
Not an actual hotel, but homely nevertheless: Hotel Buiten is a café and an urban beach – without sand, but with plenty of water t...

De Kaskantine

Vlaardingenlaan 600
1062 HM AMSTERDAM
De Kaskantine is a temporary urban farm, run by volunteers. The pop-up farm has already moved several times, and the current locat...

De 7 Deugden

Akersluis 8D
1066 EZ AMSTERDAM
De 7 Deugden brewery is surrounded by a cheese farm, the Coopery Museum and the Molen van Sloten windmill. The brewery and its sho...

Kringloopwinkel De Lokatie

Distelweg 85
1031 HD AMSTERDAM
Sniff out a bargain at recycling organisation De Lokatie, which offers two stores in North. The expansive branch on Distelweg cove...

Noordje Z-store

Zamenhofstraat
1022 AC AMSTERDAM
In this former fire station, Noordje stimulates children’s creativity and language development. It provides a creative learning en...

Rataplan

Marconistraat 16
1704 RG HEERHUGOWAARD
Recycling shop Rataplan is a great spot for an afternoon of treasure hunting. All the second-hand goodies are clearly displayed in...

Tony’s Chocolonely Store

Pazzanistraat 1
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
At this chocolate shop brimming with colourful bars in outlandish flavours, you can taste the chocolate and buy bars from the disp...