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Yerba: Leading with heart for a new way of dining

On Friday 1 November, Net Impact Amsterdam will host Herba Vora, a curated four-course plant-based dinner, centered around guided dialogues with experts in sustainable food systems at Yerba. To learn more about how Yerba is putting their sustainable philosophy into practice, Net Impact Amsterdam Founding Member, Bhavika Megchiani, headed to meet owners, Sally Mitchell and … Continue reading Yerba: Leading with heart for a new way of dining

Join Herba Vora: A curated dinner and dialogue – Friday 1 November @ Yerba

Net Impact Amsterdam has partnered with Yerba, Dierenwelzijnscheck, and Cityplot, to dive into the effects that our food choices have on the environment and social well-being. Join us for a four-course 100% vegan dinner and wine pairing with Dierenwelzijnscheck and Cityplot, plus several other experts in the field of regenerative and ethical agricultural systems. Over dinner, these experts will explore their vision for an inclusive shift in the way our food is produced and will introduce the roles that consumers can play in actively prioritising sustainable practices. Presentations are followed by a light guided table dialogue.

Urban Gardening: A local alternative to the global food system

Are we looking down the barrel of a global food crisis? Is localising and democratising food production the answer? To explore these questions, Net Impact Amsterdam President, Andrea Palmer, spoke to Suzanne Oommen of Cityplot, a specialised urban gardening and education group. Cityplot believes that it is possible to grow healthy organic food on all scales in and around the city: from private growing spaces to community gardens, from schools and restaurants to large-scale urban food growing projects.

Net Impact Amsterdam earns international recognition as Gold Status

We are very proud to announce that Net Impact Amsterdam has been recognised as one of the highest performing Net Impact chapters globally, being awarded “Gold Status” by Net Impact global headquarters in California. Given that the Amsterdam branch is less still than one year old, this is an especially commendable achievement. Gold Status is … Continue reading Net Impact Amsterdam earns international recognition as Gold Status

Call for Applications: Net Impact Amsterdam Founding Member Council

Net Impact Amsterdam aims to fill three positions to complete our Founding Member Council. Positive-spirited people with strong leadership potential and commitments to sustainability are encouraged to apply. About the Founding Member Council The Founding Member Council is a small group of entrepreneurial sustainability-focused young professionals from across all sectors that will fully participate in … Continue reading Call for Applications: Net Impact Amsterdam Founding Member Council

Trash talk: the socio-economics of materials recovery

Across the globe, recycling companies face difficult challenges to remain financially viable. Impossible margin pressures, commodity price volatilities, and strict international regulations have put the material recovery industry into a tight situation. Countries like China and the Philippines are finally speaking up, and major rejection of recycled raw materials due to contamination is one of the biggest challenges for continuity of the industry. Net Impact Amsterdam Founder, Andrea Palmer, explores the environmental impacts of social and economic exclusion, through the waste industry.