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Author: Marina Schmitz


Tomorrow’s leaders need new visions of the future. Marina Schmitz shares insights from her course merging futures studies and sustainability.


Business sustainability curricula aren’t limited to readings and cases. Interactive challenges and Escape Rooms can enrich syllabi.


  • Marina Schmitz

    Marina Schmitz serves as Researcher and Lecturer at the Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development at IEDC-Bled School of Management in Bled, Slovenia as well as CSR Expert/Senior Consultant at Polymundo AG in Heilbronn, Germany. She draws on several years of work experience at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) at the CBS International Business School in Cologne, Germany as well as the University of Göttingen . Marina is passionate about challenging the status quo of how we understand and teach economy and management-related content to our students. To accomplish this goal and create a more inclusive and sustainable society and business environment, she seeks exchange with fellow educators and practitioners. Her focus is on how to use diverse global sustainability reporting frameworks, such as the GRI and CSRD, as levers to initiate corporate transformation. Additionally, she is currently involved in various international research projects dedicated to innovative higher education pedagogy, involving gamification, theater, and other methods informing arts-based management.

  • ChatGPT

    Chat GPT is an AI-powered language model developed by OpenAI, capable of generating human-like text based on context and past conversations.

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