Sustainability Europe October Deep Dive

Join us as we explore the complexities of sustainable innovation and corporate culture change.

Sustainability Europe October Deep Dive
Oct. 8, 2019
10:00AM - 7:00PM
Mindspace Krausenstraße 9-10 10117 Berlin

Our Deep Dive will begin with a morning workshop on Systems Thinking followed by a startup deal flow in the afternoon. The morning session will include an introduction to Systems Thinking through the lens of sustainable innovation, followed by an interactive mapping of innovation stakeholders. The goal of the morning workshop is to better identify and communicate the success metrics within a corporate-startup engagement. The afternoon will include quick pitches and one to ones with startups pre-selected by Anchor Partners.

Schedule is subject to slight change*


For the morning session: Best Practices Guest with  Dr. Louis Klein

Dr. Louis Klein is an internationally recognized expert in the field of systemic change and complex project management.

In 2010, he was awarded the Inaugural Research Prize from the International Centre for Complex Project Management. For his work in promoting systems thinking, cybernetics, and action research, he earned a seat on the board of the World Organisation for Systems and Cybernetics. He also has held a VP position with the International Society for the Systems Sciences.

Currently, Louis serves as the SIG chair for Organizational Transformation and Social Change with the ISSS. A thought leader, change agent, and author, Louis is a member of the German Association of Political Consultants. In 2015, he was named publisher/editor of agora42, a German magazine expanding the leading edges of innovative discourse at the intersection of philosophy, business, and economics.


  • 10:00 - 12:00
    Innovation and Systemic Change
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Lunch and Networking
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    Startup Intro Pitches
  • 13:45 - 17:00
    Startup One-on-Ones / Use Case Discussions
  • 17:00 - 19:00
    Wrap-up Drinks and Networking

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