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Demo Day cohort #1

It was on September 4th, 3PM - 5PM

Let's celebrate nationwide impact together

Making your business more sustainable is hard. Still, eight frontrunners set out to solve their main sustainability challenge with help of internationally scouted solution providers.

In a 100 day program, they experimented with a solution. On Demo Day they present their results.

The Program on September 4th

This is the detailed program for today.
Intro & Kick-Off

3PM - 3.15 PM
We'll cover the mission of Impact Nation. Introduce the first eight participants, and have Mark van Rijt explain why Impact Nation matters to ABN AMRO.

3.15 - 4.45 PM

Pitch, Pitch, Pitch
The eight companies present the results of their 100 day program. Both participating company and their solution provider present their side of the story.

There's a small break after 4 presentations with a energizer for part 2.

4.45PM - 5PM
Time. To. Celebrate!
We'll look back on the results achieved and celebrate this nearly fully digital first cohort #1.

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The eight partipicants of cohort 1

8 frontrunners joined the first batch of Impact Nation. They set out to fix their main sustainability challenge.
This is what they solved.

How could Centralpoint support its clients in reducing energy consumption by delivering flexible IT-services that significantly improve the storage of data?
How can we bring commercially viable hemp-based products to market in the fashion industry by collaborating with an innovative hemp fibre processing partner?
Johan Cruijff Arena
How can we provide insight in the CO2 footprint of our international events by leveraging a credible and accredited system that enables us to organize CO2-neutral events?
How can we bring commercially viable hemp-based products to market in the fashion industry by collaborating with an innovative hemp fibre processing partner?
How can we enable the reuse of residual waste flows in the civil infrastructure industry by using a solution that connects supply and demand, thereby raising awareness and urgency across the industry?
Vrijdag Premium Printing
With whom can we develop distinctive and sustainable/circular packaging solutions (focus on paper & card box) with innovative partners to drive our sustainable impact in existing and new markets?
How can we decrease the carbon footprint of our products by leveraging sustainable material alternatives without compromising on quality and design?
How can we automate the assessment of potential green spaces on or around our Full Service Centers?
Interested in joining cohort #2? Get in touch

And their 8 matches

These eight companies help the participants of cohort #1 with their sustainability challenge.

This is how they're matched

“In this time of scarcity on the raw materials market, we observe that sustainability is a must.”
Guus Ploeger
In Impact Nation, Wereldhave focuses on its next challenge on sustainability. Now it’s all about connecting with innovative scale-ups, other corporates, knowledge partners and government for collaboration and making it happen.
Tim Smeets
“Especially in these times, we need collaboration to help each other advance forward.”
Pieter-Paul van Oerle
“We've started with an idea that's become reality. Now it's up to us to grow our program, so we help more entrepreneurs make more impact in the future".
Marijn Mennes
Impact Nation Team

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