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Deep impact: A guide to impact measurement

Impact measurement remains a big challenge for social businesses across the world because it’s just not as straightforward as dollars and cents. To truly capture impact, a social venture might need a larger allocation of time and resources. It’s important…

Impact Hub Vienna’s Guide to Responsible Holiday Shopping

It’s the holiday season and with that comes the inevitable yearly struggle of shopping for your friends and loved ones. How do you get them something thoughtful without contributing to immense resource waste? Here are a few Impact Hub member…

How to fundraise WisR

Raising money is a must for any new company looking to spread its wings and it’s one of the bigger challenges a startup will face. You need to prepare the right documentation, meet investor after investor, and that’s if you’re…

Smart Cities: Best practices from around the globe

A smart city is a city which uses data and technology to more efficiently manage assets and resources. This can be a city’s water supply, electrical grid, waste management system or all of the above. Economists estimate that smart cities…

CEE Impact Day 2018

On October 4-5, our ecosystem came together to celebrate the largest CEE Impact Day event to date. Now that we’ve had some time to reflect, we want to share with you some of the champagne cork moments, metrics, connections, and…

Living off grid using clean energy

We’ve all dreamed of being free from the rules and requirements of modern day infrastructure. What if you don’t want to be connected to the public power grid? In many places, you are legally required to be connected to the…

How to Engage In Climate Action in Central & Eastern Europe this Fall

If you’ve been paying attention to the vital signs of the planet–raging fires across Europe, unpredictable weather patterns, and intense hurricanes–it’s apparent that we need to take immediate and drastic action to mitigate climate change. Partnerships for Change – Impact…

Sustainable Spotlight: An Interview with Alpengummi

We connected with the producers of Alpengummi, Sandra and Claudia, to chat about their new sustainable chewing gum venture.  It was a great conversation concerning the sustainability of ingredients and traditional industries.   Check out their thoughts on the viability of…

The Basics of Sustainable Production

It is fundamentally distressing to think we cannot stop being consumers.  We need to eat, to use energy to heat our homes, and even passively use wires to communicate with friends around the globe.  We produce everything in some way,…