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
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
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.
High-functioning forest ecosystems, grounded in high quality soil, are precious assets that are here to help us combat climate change. But they are in poor health. In our quest to heal them, we wonder, how technology can be applied to help these natural systems achieve their highest potential? Read our interview with Nadine Galle, CEO of Green City Watch.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, better known as the IPCC, released its special report on climate change and land last week. This paramount publication testifies to the ways in which how we use our land contributes to climate change, and how climate change contributes to the health of our land.
The world is going through an unprecedented transition. Consumer behavior is rapidly shifting, and transparency and accountability are becoming fundamental parts of companies’ license to operate. Driven by this new world order, we are seeing an increasing demand for more sustainably sourced fashion.
How do buildings impact the climate? And the climate impact buildings? Join us for a deep dive into the climate-related physical and transition risks faced by the real estate sector. Leading real estate companies and climate risk experts will share their experiences identifying, managing, and planning for a resilient future amongst a changing natural and regulatory environment.
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.
"We have the chance to do things differently and to put diversity and intersectionality at the core of what we do: WITH whoM we connect, who we hire, and what we fund."- iris weges Iris Weges pale stale and male Cultural diversity - whether through gender, nationality, ethnicity, or sexuality - represents strength, and this … Continue reading Choices for a paradigm shift
"Inclusion in the workplace only comes to life when diverse individuals feel the liberty to bring all of themselves into their work.”- NAVA Hinrichs senior advisor of diversity & inclusion Nava Hinrichs inclusion requires a nuanced practice A deep sense of inclusion in society is the glue that holds a community together. It enables mutual … Continue reading Thoughts from a diversity and inclusion advisor