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FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation


Joanna Radeke
Executive Director of the FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation

Based at ESMT Berlin, the FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation specializes in developing and communicating innovative sustainability solutions and supports companies in their transformation. It creates and shares knowledge to transform organizations, industries, and value chains towards sustainability.  

FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation  is a research-based and action-oriented institute for sustainable transformation that creates knowledge and connects the relevant players to transform individuals, organizations, industries and value chains towards sustainable impact. FUTURE Institute was founded by the international business school ESMT Berlin, the non-profit organization Werte-Stiftung and the innovation platform Futury with the purpose to deliver value in helping organizations to become more sustainable corporate citizens. We unite values & networks with top-tier education and innovation. The FUTURE Institute was launched on November 2, 2021 at COP26 in Glasgow. Find out more.

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"Ein Ökosystem für mehr Nachhaltigkeit"

August 1, 2023 | Venture Capital Magazin
Futury supports established companies in their sustainable transformations through the Future Institute for Sustainable Transformation, based at ESMT Berlin, which facilitates the development and spreading of innovative sustainability solutions.

"How business school research can serve the world today"

May 10, 2023 | Forbes
Business schools worldwide, including ESMT Berlin, are embedding sustainability into their programs, research, and campus life to meet the demands of prospective students. Industry-leading insights & research into sustainability can greatly impact global climate efforts.

"Outfittery-Gründerin Anna Alex setzt auf nächsten Nachhaltigkeitstrend"

May 9, 2023 | Handelsblatt
Tobias Raffel, director of the Future Institute at ESMT Berlin, says that out of the 500 largest companies worldwide, only 5% have set biodiversity targets, while 83% of them have climate change related targets.

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