We are Specialists in the Big Picture, Strategists, Innovators, and Facilitators of Change.

Our Story

Showing in the picture above, the foundations for the Systemic Business Model Canvas 4 Sustainability and the Sustainable Start Methodology were laid at the Blekinge School of Engineering in the beautiful archipelago of Karlskrona, Sweden, is where. For the Master in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Thomas explored through his thesis “how a Strategic Sustainable Development approach might be integrated into a Lean Startup and Business Model Canvas innovation context.

Thomas van der Molen

Elissa Cardoso

Now, we divide our time between Europe (Amsterdam) and South-America (Rio de Janeiro) to share the knowledge, passion, and tools a systemic approach to sustainable business modelling.

We work with business of any size and sector, from visionary startups and purposeful accelerators to innovative SMEs and agile corporates. For larger challenges, we draw on the expertise of our extensive global networks.

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