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.


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...

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...

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...

Hotel Buiten

TH. J. Lammerslaan 3
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...

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 ...

A Beautiful Mess

H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 48
1096 AN AMSTERDAM
Enjoy delicious Middle-Eastern dishes in a restaurant with an interesting origin.

Restaurant Freud

Spaarndammerstraat 424
1013 SZ AMSTERDAM
Freud has a tempting menu leaning towards the Mediterranean and Middle East – there’s sourdough bread with tapenade and muhammara...

Yerba

Ruysdaelstraat 48
1071 XE AMSTERDAM
Restaurant Yerba’s chef Walter Marskamp puts vegetables centre stage, and uses every part of the plant to create vegan, vegetarian...

Buurtboerderij Ons Genoegen

Spaarndammerdijk 319
1014 AA AMSTERDAM
This neighbourhood farm is in an idyllic corner of Westerpark, leaving the crowds far behind. It’s an atmospheric old farmhouse wi...
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Café de Ceuvel

Korte Papaverweg 4
1032 KB AMSTERDAM
Located in Amsterdam North, Café de Ceuvel is a bohemian waterside café and bar with a strong focus on sustainability.

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...