We provide cutting-edge research, education and tools for change makers and sustainability leaders


Enabling organizations, leaders and changemakers to create positive impact for society and the world

An independent, innovative institute providing relevant education and research insights.

Internationally renowned sustainability experts and thought leaders, hosting an innovative community of changemakers

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UN Global Compact Network Switzerland
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The IBS's Katrin Muff’s contribution provided a new perspective of how to embed the SDGs into our business. She not only challenged our leadership team but also provided inspiring strategic suggestions of solid value.

Stefan Grafenhorst
Head of Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility




We bridge the gap between theory and practice and translate research and conceptual work in the area of business sustainability into concrete tools for business practitioners.



We conduct conceptual research in the area of business sustainability, individual and organizational transformation, stakeholder engagement, sustainability business strategy. Articles, books, videos and more to discover.


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