Let's discuss together the path to a sustainable future. For your business, for you and for all of us

June 23rd, 2023  |  09:45 Impact Hub Zürich, Colab - Loft Corner 

Together, we discuss and develop approaches on specific cases brought and participants answering the question how business can become more innovative and sustainable.

Unconference means that everyone is a speaker and gives impulses. In an open format, we design the agenda and content together. 

A call to action!

An Unconference thrives on freedom. That is why we have only planned a very rough agenda:

Arrival, Check-In, Networking 

Welcome, Participants introduction, Impulse speeches on sustainable business models and its community in Switzerland

Call for action discussion, working brunch and pitching of case studies

Time for exchange and networking, shared after-work beer and coffee

From 09:45

From 10:00

From 15:00

Sustainable Business Models



The venue and co-organizer is Impact Hub Zürich,  Colab - Loft Corner

To cover the costs we appreciate
contribution of:

80CHF incl. venue and catering

NGOs and early-stage startups can apply for sponsorship


Mini-Workshop on the collected case studies 

Register now !
Register now !

There is no generic approach to make a sustainable business model.
Specific case studies are needed to work on it and make a call for action!

Sustainable Business Models - A call to action

For whom?

We are looking for changemakers, entrepreneurs, activists, leaders and experts in Switzerland in 2 roles:
Either you bring a case designing or executing a sustainable business model or you help solving a case of another participant.

Whether from large, medium and small businesses, academia, NGOs, and other organizations, everyone is welcome!

Supported by

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The following experts/participants are attending the unconference

Sarah Borrey

Founder & Managing Director of Animazul

Co-Chief Executive Officer SOBAJ, Business Mentor at Capacity Zurich

Sophie Frey

Benjamin Barmettler

Graphic designer, Founder of Pulpo Agency KLG

Graphic design & marketing knowledgde to support sustainable goals and businesses

Christof Rink

Co-Founder Grubengold CH,  EU Climate Pact Ambassador

Sustainability & Innovation Consultant for various industries and projects 

The following participants will bring a case study




Karin Gutzwiller-Schreier

Case Study

Business Case: Join Our Cause for Sustainable Community Empowerment

How can digital tech & creative service companies become more sustainable?





Eliane Albrecht

Sonja Kuhn

Program Manager Climate Action & Circular Economy at Impact Hub Zurich

Community Managerin HOPE NOW, contributor at getAbstract

Approaches for Change Management and Creating Psychological Safety   

Impact Hub network and knowledge on climate action & communication

Cristina Castiglioni

IT Portfolio Manager at Siemens
Coach at Powercoders

IT Sustainability, Business Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship

Ivo Strohhammer

Lead IT-Innovation for Siemens, CEO &  Owner of toSUMMIT 

Innovation management & various technologies


Sebastian Gier

Co-Founder of Footprint 

Sustainability, Innovation, Design, Brand, Carbon Reduction


Jules Wurlod

Director ESG & Sustainability at Houlihan Lokey

Expertise in ESG & impact investing, M&A and business strategy

Panu Kärävä

Customer Delivery Architect
at AWS

Design Thinking, X as a Service,
Energy & Carbon Optimization, Circularity

Gregory Williams

Agile & Sustainability Director at UBS
& Founder of Tools for Sustainable Earth

Sustainability at large scale incl. 2x best-seller author, regenerative business

Dami Kusar

Head Group Innovation at Axpo Group

Foresight, Innovation, Tech

Sami Rtimi

Director of innovation at Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH)

Critical thinking, conceptual understanding, fundraising experience, scientific background

David Bischof

Equintel team

International trade, especially sustainable trade, ventures in ESG data and clean energy

How to boost ESG assessments with
Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?


Case Study

Corporate strategy & analysis,
positive & playful challenge attitude


Kurt Kronawittleithner

Head of Film & Foil at CAMM Solutions

Technical expert with business development expertise in plastics packaging & their various circular pathways to recycle


8 years experience in consulting, sales and IT

8 years experience in consulting, sales and IT

Update on ecological sustainabilhile supporting communitiUpdate on ecological sustainability supporting communities in Latin America

Case Study


Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer at MCH Group Management

Business expertise combined with sustainability initatives from 15 yrs at UBS & 10 yrs in  strategy & transformation 

Erika Sánchez Garrido

Sustainability commercial, technical and regulatory expertise being responsible for production decarbonization and chemical/plastic sustainability platforms

Sustainability commercial, technical and regulatory expertise

Anna Hundhausen

Manager Innovation and Sustainability
at Schüttflix

Innovation & sustainability
in machine building & construction

Logistics platform its sustainability vision and the possibilities of today.

Ashuhan Dogan

Sustainability Strategist in Construction and Energy Sector at Hilti

Strategy and Execution Marketing and Communication, Project Management


Open Innovation, Sustainability, project management

Founder Aminot Innovation

Antoine Aminot

EMEA Sustainability Director at Dow, passionately curious human being, STEMinist