Sharing insights
Sharing insights

Sharing insights

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

Our publications

Covid – 19 as a Tipping Point

Climate change. Loss of biodiversity. Famine and obesity. A national nitrogen crisis. Our current ways of food production and consumption are not sustainable. This report investigates two timely questions: how has Covid-19 impacted sustainable food entrepreneurs? And how should Impact Hb Amsterdam proceed to leverage its Food Ecosystem to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food system?

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Pioneers of the Short Food Chain

In this report, five cutting-edge pioneers of the short food supply chain discuss their drive and their mission. The founders of De Melkbrouwerij, Herenboeren, Boerschappen, Vokomokum & Atlantis Handelshuis use innovative, short-chain business models to build a fundamentally different system.

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Towards a More Resilient Economy

This paper offers insights into the Impact entrepreneurs field in Amsterdam and beyond. We share some emerging responses and recommendations for action to ensure the viability – and thriveability – of Amsterdam’s impact entrepreneurs and social innovators through the current Covid-19 situation and for the post-Covid-19 period of economic renewal.

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Building a City Ecosystem for Impact

The City of Amsterdam employs about 15,500 people, making it Amsterdam’s biggest employer. Impact Hub Amsterdam has a community of nearly 500 social innovators. How do we enhance the collaboration between the municipality and these entrepreneurs? The answer lies in building an effective, city-wide ecosystem for impact.

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Off the Beaten Track

Throughout the food chain – from soil to mouth – people and organizations are working on ways to make the food system more sustainable and healthier. They try to produce with less and less impact on the environment and climate, with less waste and with more attention to animal welfare. Impact enterprises place these kinds of social issues at the center of their business operations.

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