Our community

Looking for people passionate about building a radically better world and for the right tools to fuel your impact business? Look no further!

What started in London in 2005 with an innovative group of entrepreneurial thinkers and doers has grown into an impact movement of 102 impact hubs worldwide and 16,000 members, and you can be part of it!

Read below how our members tackle societal issues through their entrepreneurial solutions, and go to our startup support page to accelerate your idea and impact.

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Meet some of our members:

Circular economy

Anne Pleun van Eijsden

Paper on the Rocks has developed notebooks made from the revolutionary Cradle-to-Cradle ‘stone paper’. Which is made of s…

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Joost de Kluijver

Do you want your telecom policy to reduce electronic waste in emerging markets, rather than add to it? Closing the Loop's One…

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Tonnis Hooghoudt

Ioniqa is a high tech chemical company developing, customizing, producing bespoke Magnetic Smart Materials & Separation Proce…

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Food

Freke van Nimwegen

One third of food production is wasted. That comes down to a worldwide wastage of 1.3 billion tonnes per year! Food waste occ…

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Mark Kulsdom

Dutch Weed Burger is organising a mutiny in the fast food industry to show business, politics, NGOs, farmers and consumers th…

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Rebecca Wiering & Jennifer Breaton

Zeewaar founded the 1st seaweed farm in the Netherlands in 2013 and that was the first step in the development of what they c…

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Plastic

Marius Smit

Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world. A social enterprise with a mission: make the wo…

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Sam van Til & Nout Kooij

Plastic waste causes huge problems around the world for both men and nature. By 3D printing large objects with recycled plast…

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Ev Liu

Straw by Straw fights against plastic pollution with agricultural waste. Their straws are 100% natural, therefore biodegradab…

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Health

Pien ter Hoeven

Food and drink is the fuel everyone lives on, but clients and organisations often have enough on their heads, so food does no…

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Wendelien Hebly & Mariah Mansvelt Beck

Yoni is on a mission to revolutionise the tampon industry. They are all about rethinking periods and breaking taboos. Yoni be…

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Judith Walker & Ruben Walker

African Clean Energy is on its way to create a worldwide cooking revolution. Cooking on open fires has severe 
consequences…

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