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What we do

We accelerate the transition to a sustainable society and economy. We are part of the Impact Hub network of 24,500 entrepreneurs and innovators in 102+ locations worldwide in 50+ countries spanning five continents. Learn more
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Our passionate entrepreneurial team has already helped more than 4000 companies to become more sustainable and make more impact.

In our work we use an ecosystem approach, because complex issues our society is facing cannot be solved alone. They ask for collaboration. Our ecosystems are focussed on the food sector, circular economy, inclusive society and fashion sector. Through our ecosystems startups, SMEs and organisations can activate their first steps in sustainability, get matched with innovative solutions to make a positive impact with their business and accelerate their impact through capacity building programs. Learn more

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GORDANA GORIC | Senior Lecturer University Vernity
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Meet the team

Impact Hub Amsterdam has a strong, driven multi-disciplinary team, who are dedicated to accelerate the transition to a sustainable society and economy. In this, we are supported by a vast network of mentors, trainers and advisors specialised in all important drivers of the impact field, and sectors such as food, circularity, fashion and inclusion. Get to know us and connect.

Latest updates

11 March

After a successful pilot with the Metropolitan Region Amsterdam, the Circular Innovation Collective has published an open-access guide to advance circular innovation programs across European cities and regions.
7 February

Innovating in the brewery sector is not always easy. But it is much needed in these times. Seven breweries and a wholesaler inspired each other and collaborated on a plan to brew in a more sustainable way. This happened during the CIRCO Track Beer Brewing. In this three-day training program, entrepreneurs work together to explore their opportunities in the field of circularity.
15 January

In a world that is constantly evolving, awareness is emerging about our impact on the planet and the crucial role we play in shaping a sustainable future. Especially in the fashion industry, where creativity and expression go hand in hand with production and consumption, the forces of change are fueled by both conscious consumers and forward-thinking companies.
15 January

In the fashion world, there are constant developments in the field of materials, with designers seeking innovative and sustainable options. While many of these materials show promise, their adoption in the fashion industry depends on various factors, including availability, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and consumer acceptance. Nevertheless, the quest for new, sustainable materials remains a key focus within the fashion industry to contribute to a more environmentally friendly and responsible future. We highlight three examples of innovative companies applying materials and their potential in practice.
8 January

The importance of material choice and use throughout fashion textile chain has been a topic of discussion for some time, and with good reason. Its also important to discuss how consumers can be offered options for taking good care of clothing so that it can be used for longer, making it more sustainable in turn. This article by Fashion United Benelux discusses both of these topics, and how new revenue models are needed in collaboration with fashion brands that can make a circular textile chain possible.

Career opportunities

Check out the career opportunities within our community of impact entrepreneurs. Find a purposeful job, assignment, internship, or project that contributes to solving sustainable and/or social issues. In other words: jobs with an impact.

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Read our publications

Collaboration and sharing knowledge are key to transition towards a new economy. Do you want to share knowledge with our network, support them in their journey towards a sustainable business through publications and learn from them as well?