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Hub Lunch | Oasis Game: Building the neighborhood of your dreams

It’s amazing what can be done when you combine shared dreams and hands on work. On June 3, 2010 Rodrigo Rubido, Paulo Farine and Niels Koldewijn hosted a Hub Lunch Table talk about applying the Oasis Game for urban (re)development… More

Hub World Members in a Book – Become part of it!

The Hub Milan is developing a project with an Italian writer and radio presenter, Marco Liorni, who is interested in writing a book about Hubbers and their world-changing personal and professional stories. Marco Liorni goes live every day on RDS… More

Hub World Members in a Book – Become part of it!

The Hub Milan is developing a project with an Italian writer and radio presenter, Marco Liorni, who is interested in writing a book about Hubbers and their world-changing personal and professional stories. Marco Liorni goes live every day on RDS… More

Report from another world…

“Another world is not only possible – she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” These words from Indian activist Arundhati Roy – quoted in a speech on the green economy – have stayed… More

Report from another world…

“Another world is not only possible – she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” These words from Indian activist Arundhati Roy – quoted in a speech on the green economy – have stayed… More

Member Profiles | Anton Brunt from Instinct

Instinct develops and sells space on innovative advertising platforms. “We call it ‘socially intelligent marketing’: by financing social goals with a commercial activity, we create a better brand image and loyal customers for our clients. In Ghana for example we… More

Member Perspectives | Ade's Trip to Cambodia's Waterworld

I have spent the last few months traveling – starting off in South East Asia and concluding in the United States. One of the highlights of my trip and the one that touched me the most was a visit to… More

Member Profiles | Giovanna Gomersbach from Stichting K-ETEN

Stichting K-ETEN works at getting fresh and sustainably grown food into schools. “We do this so youngsters will be healthy, in balance and better able to create a more sustainable world. So far we have initiated projects that help the… More

Member Perspectives | Pleasant Revolution

The Pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Festival Tour: Europe 2010 called in at The Hub Amsterdam last week to give an energizing concert. Members of the audience powered the sound system by pedalling bicycles linked to a generator. Read more about… More

Treemagottchi earth charter video

Today Treemagotchi’s interview was published on the Earth Charter website. Check it out here. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBIGsmbwpO4[/youtube]… More

Member Perspectives | Deep Democracy

The 2 day foundation course was most recently held on 16-17 June 2010, and facilitated by Hub Amsterdam members Lara Toensmann and Bente van Alphen. A group of twelve curious individuals came together to learn about using simple and practical… More

Edward Goossens | GUTTS

GUTTS creates sustainable auto- and motorsports, building various race and rally cars that run on biofuels and helping crews to become more sustainable. “We bring Green ideas to a very unlikely group; the ‘petrolheads’ and in doing so demonstrate how… More

Edward Goossens | GUTTS

GUTTS creates sustainable auto- and motorsports, building various race and rally cars that run on biofuels and helping crews to become more sustainable. “We bring Green ideas to a very unlikely group; the ‘petrolheads’ and in doing so demonstrate how… More

An enterprising pilgrimage

Jussi Parviainen, a crazy entrepreneur and member of Hub Tampere who is cycling from Tampere to the Eiffel Tower, stopped by the Hub Amsterdam for a few days to meet other entrepeneurs. Jussi believes the world needs a fresh, entertaining… More

An enterprising pilgrimage

Jussi Parviainen, a crazy entrepreneur and member of Hub Tampere who is cycling from Tampere to the Eiffel Tower, stopped by the Hub Amsterdam for a few days to meet other entrepeneurs. Jussi believes the world needs a fresh, entertaining… More

Member Impact: Funning up a burnt-down shopping centre

Funup starts up (re)development in empty buildings and surrounding areas by encouraging local and entrepreneurial initiatives and by organizing events, temporary use and sustainable functions in the area. After some small projects, Edo and Erik are now focusing on an empty shopping centre in Zaandam, which was mostly destroyed last year by a big fire. For over a year this place has been a rotting tooth in the district Poelenburg, a district with lots of social and economical challenges anyway. Read more

The future of marketing is 'emotionally innovative'

When Rogier and his father Roland were asked to present at the  Innovatieplatform, they showed the room of political and academic bigshots and captains of industry a simple picture of ‘Cirque du Soleil’ and asked the audience if they considered… More

On November 30, The Hub will be TEDx'd!

Last year, TEDx Amsterdam sparked deep discussion and connections in groups at various livestream locations. Like last year, The Hub is again an official simulcast location. On November 30, we will host the videostream on the big screen. We will also facilitate active brainstorming sessions on how to apply the speakers' ideas. Check out the official website and book your (free) seat at The Hub. As we're getting closer to Nov30, we'll publish our day program on this blog section... Read more

Member Profiles | Selma Steenhuisen from Stichting Access to One World

“We offer tailor-made internships for students and volunteers in Tanzania. Our focus is on the personal learning journey of the intern. Our internships are in every possible field, from architecture to music and from marketing to accountancy. Our impact? We… More