SEWF23: The impact economy is the future. Or is it? In a debate at this week's Social Enterprise World Forum in Amsterdam, progressive economy heavyweights Erinch Sahan and Katie Hill squared up to test the strengths of their theories.
SEWF23: As the Social Enterprise World Forum arrives in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, its organisers aim to not only foster connections within the movement, but also move social enterprise higher up the global agenda.
INTERVIEW: Matthijs Visch, EMEA boss at sustainable business pioneer Patagonia, on being an “activist company”, the decision to quit Facebook – and why supply chain headaches still catch them out sometimes.
Every single citizen can contribute to building an ‘impact city’ – if they’re equipped with the skills and mindset. How a government-backed programme in Amsterdam is educating the ‘impact-makers of the future’.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM More than 11,000 refugees access sports and much more in the first club created by KLABU. Now – with the backing of Paris-Saint-Germain FC – the social entrepreneur has his eye on a much bigger goal.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: A mum-to-be spotted a gap in the market for sustainably produced, gender-neutral kidswear. Now, through renting and repurposing, she’s helping to make a notoriously wasteful industry a little gentler on the planet.
Amsterdam Impact wants to make impact entrepreneurship the default way to do business – which means getting investors on board. Find out how the city is betting on collaboration over competition to spark more deals.
Helping firms switch to a purpose-led model, teaching social entrepreneurship to schoolkids and joining an ambitious, 80-strong partnership: how the city government's Amsterdam Impact is teaming up to help the transition to a new economy.