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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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„Das ist eine Schicksalsfrage“

September 15, 2022 | Tagesspiegel Background
Jörg Eigendorf, chief sustainability officer of Deutsche Bank, and Jörg Rocholl, president of ESMT, explain in an interview why the financial sector is in dire need of more research.

ESMT Berlin: Raji Jayaraman named academic director of FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation

June 29, 2022 | ESMT Press
ESMT Berlin has named Raji Jayaraman, ESMT associate professor of economics and a sustainable development expert, the academic director of FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation.

"Singapore Management University and Simon Fraser University appoint new business deans, and ESMT Berlin houses a new sustainability institute"

November 16, 2021 | AACSB
AACSB highlights the new FUTURIST Institute for Sustainable Transformation based at ESMT, which specializes in developing sustainable solutions and supporting companies as they transition to adopting sustainable practices.
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