Transformation: Be Sustainable!

Moving sustainability into the center of corporates

Sustainability has moved to the center of corporate strategies. To truly implement this approach holistic approach, employees need to act together.

We solve it with innovative startups

With five excellent teams we developed ideas that challenge the status quo of the industry with their unique, innovative ideas.

Waste: Be Circular!

Waste Be Circular was the first THE MISSION program.

Together with 11 companies covering the entire plastic value chain, from production (Huhtamaki, Schur Flexibles), distribution (DB Schenker), retail (Schwarz Group), recycling (PreZero), and many more, the five selected teams worked on their solutions to reduce, reuse or recycle plastic waste.

Plastic is a global problem

Plastic is everywhere, and you can hardly get rid of it and it is our task to solve this problem.

We solve it with innovative startups

With five excellent teams we developed ideas that challenge the status quo of the recycling industry with their unique, innovative ideas.

How did the program go?

Our highlights & success stories


Sustainacy is dedicated to inspiration, guiding corporations through the process of closing the gap between ambition and action: It is a platform that assesses employees’ sustainability readiness, provides targeted actionable insights, and recommends the path forward on corporate sustainability journey. By combining psychology traits, creating the right incentives, and providing a concrete action plan, they aim to accelerate corporates’ sustainable journey towards success.
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Mavue enables companies to effectively measure & track their business footprint. They use sustainability process automation (SPA) to deliver an in-depth analysis of business contribution towards the Environment, Society & Economy.
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We help companies to develop their knowledge and values about sustainability.

Success stories

Annabell Hillenbrandt

Senior Manager, Bain & Company
In The Mission, you have motivated and driven young talents on the one side and big established companies on the other side. Bringing them together creates an incredible microcosmos where you can really change things.  

- Niklas Schaefer

Founder of Budge, THE MISSION Alumni
Besides an energizing team spirit, you become part of a potential new start-up in a setting incomparable to anything else. Or can you think about a place where you get all the freedom you need to be creative and being paid for creating your own company?

- Lynn Knapp

Co-founder AmetiXGreen, THE MISSION Alumni
The program provides you not only with a safe environment to develop your ideas or with experienced partners to work with. It also comes with many open-minded and energetic people and heaps of drive and positive energy.