Empowering tribble-bottom-line companies

Menschheit
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Innovation Is the Only Way to Win the UN Sustainable Development Goals Race, for which the Private Sector is key in echeiving.
— Boston Consulting Group, 2019
 
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Menschheit protects impact missions for impact investors & entrepreneurs alike.

For Entrepreneurs

Building and scaling any business is a non-trivial activity which requires a lot of compromise and pivoting. We protect your mission alongside your growth, without compromising one at the expense of another.

For Impact Investors

Know where your money goes, and be guaranteed that your investment is contributing to furthering your cause of choice. We embed and make sure that your investments are aligned within the UN’s historically legitimated framework. Invest in future topics that are likely to become increasingly important between now and 2030 – and in the underlying future industries that offer potentially high returns (Source).

 

 We do this through our sofisticated contractual solution.

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The Benefits? Triple Bottom-Line.

 
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“SDGs offer unprecedented opportunities to identify and promote the globally relevant economic branches of the future”

World Economic Forum, July 2018

 

 

Our focus:
Technology + +

 

energy & natural resources

Climate action; life below water; life on land; responsible consumption & production patterns, affordable & clean energy; environmental sustainability; Clean water & sanitation (SDGs 6,7,12,13,14,15).
 

infrastructure

Health & wellbeing; Industry, innovation & infrastructure;  sustainable cities and communities (SDGs 3, 9, 11).
 

society & rights

Financial inclusion; Reduce poverty; zero hunger; good health & well-being; Quality education; Gender Equality;  Decent work and economic growth; Reduced inequalities; Peace, Justice & strong institutions (SDGs 1,2,4,5,8,10,16).

 
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17 SDGoals

to achieve

 

13+ Trillion

Market to unlock

 

50K more to raise

to make it possible.

 

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As a Foundation, Menschheit owns itself, in order to protect its own mission.

 

Created by a team of interdisciplinary experts in corporate law, technology, entrepreneurship investment banking and sustainable development.

 
Thomas Schindler  Thomas was born in the US and grew up in Europe in an environment dominated by natural sciences. Instead of pushing a scientific career he directed his focus onto the internet leading to a series of successful and unsuccessful projects and ventures ranging from collaboration platforms to mobile couponing systems, least cost routing services and ecommerce platforms. This led to a passion of exploring the social and technological edges of the technium. During this journey he has gathered extensive experience as founder, CEO and CTO of businesses between one and fifty million EUR revenue and employs this for building new impact oriented businesses.

Thomas Schindler

Thomas was born in the US and grew up in Europe in an environment dominated by natural sciences. Instead of pushing a scientific career he directed his focus onto the internet leading to a series of successful and unsuccessful projects and ventures ranging from collaboration platforms to mobile couponing systems, least cost routing services and ecommerce platforms. This led to a passion of exploring the social and technological edges of the technium. During this journey he has gathered extensive experience as founder, CEO and CTO of businesses between one and fifty million EUR revenue and employs this for building new impact oriented businesses.

Tatiana de la Torre Arnaiz  Tatiana has been studying innovative solutions for sustainable development finance at the intersect of technology, business and society since she graduated from her interdisciplinary studies at Maastricht University and Humboldt University of Berlin in law, economics, and political science, with a focus on Europe. She later focused on Real Estate Economics & Finance from the London School of Economics to support her passion in sustainable urban development. She has gained experience from being an entrepreneur herself, and has also worked for NGOs, startup acceleration, high-tech business intelligence, management consulting, and now freelance consulting for sustainable enterprises. Having been shaped by a diversity of cultural backgrounds, her experience has brought her to be a passionate problem solver with a thirst for bridging trans-local networks that co-envision, co-design and co-create more desirable and conscious futures.

Tatiana de la Torre Arnaiz

Tatiana has been studying innovative solutions for sustainable development finance at the intersect of technology, business and society since she graduated from her interdisciplinary studies at Maastricht University and Humboldt University of Berlin in law, economics, and political science, with a focus on Europe. She later focused on Real Estate Economics & Finance from the London School of Economics to support her passion in sustainable urban development. She has gained experience from being an entrepreneur herself, and has also worked for NGOs, startup acceleration, high-tech business intelligence, management consulting, and now freelance consulting for sustainable enterprises. Having been shaped by a diversity of cultural backgrounds, her experience has brought her to be a passionate problem solver with a thirst for bridging trans-local networks that co-envision, co-design and co-create more desirable and conscious futures.

Dr. Jens Frankenreiter  Jens is a legal academic working at the intersection of law, economics, and technology. He is a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods. Before joining Max Planck, he worked as an attorney at RAUE LLP in Berlin, Germany, advising startups and investors on corporate and venture capital law. He became infected with the idea of using social entrepreneurship as a means to combine profit and purpose when studying at Harvard University, and he started his first projects aimed at building infrastructure for social entrepreneurship while working as a corporate attorney in Berlin.

Dr. Jens Frankenreiter

Jens is a legal academic working at the intersection of law, economics, and technology. He is a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods. Before joining Max Planck, he worked as an attorney at RAUE LLP in Berlin, Germany, advising startups and investors on corporate and venture capital law. He became infected with the idea of using social entrepreneurship as a means to combine profit and purpose when studying at Harvard University, and he started his first projects aimed at building infrastructure for social entrepreneurship while working as a corporate attorney in Berlin.

 
Fabian Krüger  Fabian is a tax and non-profit lawyer working in a Berlin based international law firm Noerr LLP . He first got in touch with the idea of social entrepreneurship working on his doctorate degree in the field of European non-profit legislation. Having a long record of advising national and international non-profit organizations and foundations, Fabian dedicated his work to the promotion of impact driven for-profit companies.

Fabian Krüger

Fabian is a tax and non-profit lawyer working in a Berlin based international law firm Noerr LLP . He first got in touch with the idea of social entrepreneurship working on his doctorate degree in the field of European non-profit legislation. Having a long record of advising national and international non-profit organizations and foundations, Fabian dedicated his work to the promotion of impact driven for-profit companies.

Karen Wendt  Karen Wendt is an investment banker and consultant on responsible investment banking and positive impact investment, with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She was instrumental in the development of the Equator Principles, widely accepted eco-social standards for international financings, in 2003 and contributed to their further development and strategic review (Equator Principles II in 2006 and Equator Principles III in 2013). She is the editor of various books about responsible investment and finance and positive impact investing as well as organisational culture. Karen has experience with human rights issues, especially in the context of project financings, international labour law and environmental reviews as well as the creation of environmental management systems, action plans and mitigation strategies (with regard to environmental and social risks) for large international transactions in various industries and regions. Furthermore Karen did profound research on culture in investment banking, the role of alignment of interests and values as well as the effect of leadership behaviour on trust and the value identity within banks. she acts as a coach for corporate culture, change management and leadership development in this area too.

Karen Wendt

Karen Wendt is an investment banker and consultant on responsible investment banking and positive impact investment, with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She was instrumental in the development of the Equator Principles, widely accepted eco-social standards for international financings, in 2003 and contributed to their further development and strategic review (Equator Principles II in 2006 and Equator Principles III in 2013). She is the editor of various books about responsible investment and finance and positive impact investing as well as organisational culture. Karen has experience with human rights issues, especially in the context of project financings, international labour law and environmental reviews as well as the creation of environmental management systems, action plans and mitigation strategies (with regard to environmental and social risks) for large international transactions in various industries and regions. Furthermore Karen did profound research on culture in investment banking, the role of alignment of interests and values as well as the effect of leadership behaviour on trust and the value identity within banks. she acts as a coach for corporate culture, change management and leadership development in this area too.

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