Marijn Mennes

Team Lead Impact Nation

As a former entrepreneur of over 10+ years, Marijn helps ABN AMRO understand the people behind fast-growing businesses. He's proud to now be kickstarting Impact Nation to help companies with the practical side of becoming more sustainable.

In his spare time, he's building a platform for men that experience, or have experienced problems in becoming a father called NotYetDads.

Blog Posts

Are you ready for round two?

It's the 6th of April 2021. A whole COVID-year has passed, and we're starting Impact Nation's round #2 this afternoon. Four companies have picked up the glove to solve their most urgent sustainability challenge.

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The good, the great, and the… winners!

When a two-month global scouting process for eight companies seeking solutions to their sustainability challenge, results in selection day to pick your #1 solution provider.

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How do you define your companies' main sustainability challenge?

This article is a long one. But it explains in detail how you can do a Challenge Shaping for your own company. It's a vital first step in making our company more sustainable.

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What is sustainability?

What does Sustainability actually mean? When I think about it, it's rather difficult. I've taken a deep-dive in the literature to get a basic understanding of what it means. Let's find out how to explain sustainability to a five year old.

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Starting a sustainability program.

So, we're big on sustainability as a bank. Can we do something with that, like start a program? Do we have all the capabilities?

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My first steps into the world of sustainability

Let's build an Impact program together!

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Other active team members

Charley Snoek

Marketing & Communications @ Impact Hub Amsterdam

Pieter Paul van Oerle

Strategy Director TNW

Marijn Mennes

Team Lead Impact Nation

Ilse Kwaaitaal

Scouting Lead at Impact Hub

Mike Todirijo

Proposition Marketeer at ABN AMRO

Hein Brekelmans

Head Sustainable Finance Desk at ABN AMRO

Louise Levenbach

Driving open innovation @TNW

Niina Pussinen

Partnership Manager Circl

Medo Alotibe

Intern @ ABN AMRO

Menno van Leeuwen

Program manager Impact Nation

Sjors Mineur

Programmamaker @ Circl

Wopke Dost

Director Innovation Programs @TNW