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What Makes a Good Company? Four steps sustainable investment needs to take

Guest post written by: Andres van der LindenESG and Impact Officer at Triple Jump BV In summary... This article is aimed at financial, sustainable, responsible, ESG and impact investing practitioners (however you want to call it!).The financial system is extremely effective at allocating capital, based on a clear understanding of a company’s financial performance. A similar … Continue reading What Makes a Good Company? Four steps sustainable investment needs to take

9 key tips for building a career in sustainability

Written by: Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D.Head of Engagement, Net Impact Amsterdam   According to LinkedIn, this year the number of sustainability professionals in Europe has grown 13%. When it comes to sustainability careers, Amsterdam is rated number three in Europe, behind only Stockholm and Helsinki. More and more professionals are answering the call to use their … Continue reading 9 key tips for building a career in sustainability

Introducing ‘Impact From Home’ a virtual interview series

Many of us are stuck at home, but the pursuit for positive impact continues! Net Impact Amsterdam is excited to announce the launch of 'Impact From Home' a virtual interview series. Register to join a live conversation Starting on the 15th of May, every Friday this summer at noon we're taking to the internet to … Continue reading Introducing ‘Impact From Home’ a virtual interview series

Willicroft: Plant-based cheese for dairy lovers

On Thursday March 5th at 19:00, Willicroft will host Net Impact Amsterdam members for a natural wine and plant-based cheese tasting.  Ahead of the event, Net Impact Member, Cathy Sorbara, sat down with Willicroft Founder, Brad Vanstone to learn more about the company, what he’s learned along the way and, the most obvious question, what cheese would he choose to eat if he was trapped on a … Continue reading Willicroft: Plant-based cheese for dairy lovers

Net Impact’s 2019 winter reading list

Members of our Founding Member Council have shared some of their favourite books to help inspire you this season! From corporate sustainability strategy, to personal development, and biographies, enjoy cozying up this winter with some of our favourite reads. Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther DufloOriginal, provocative, and urgent, Good Economics … Continue reading Net Impact’s 2019 winter reading list

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.