How can a city help transform the economy? Amsterdam Impact shares six ways it’s placing the metropolis firmly on the impact map. First up: why markets matter, and some practical steps to connect social businesses with potential buyers.
Our new Cities of Impact series, in partnership with Amsterdam Impact, explores how a city can not only nurture social entrepreneurship, but also contribute to a much more ambitious goal: transforming the whole economy.
Shoppers, company bosses and government officials in the Netherlands are being urged to spend their money with responsible businesses this week, as part of The Impact Days, a campaign run by the City of Amsterdam.
Post-pandemic economies should shift focus from economic growth to citizens' wellbeing – and social enterprises have a key role to play, policymakers from Scotland and Amsterdam said at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2020.