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October 13, 2022


Executive Director – B Lab Germany

Iris believes that the creativity, energy and values of people in enterprises are a key driver for positive change. She joined B Lab Germany as Executive Director in February 2022. B Lab Germany is a country partner in the global B Lab nonprofit network, transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet by providing B Corp certification standards and a range of open source impact management tools .
Over the past 20 years Iris has worked as strategy consultant and sustainability investment analyst, founded and led a technology education non-profit and was involved in innovation projects for different global companies and non-profit networks.
She dropped out of an electronic engineering degree but then completed an undergraduate degree in cultural studies in Germany and a master’s degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics. She is vice-chair of the TuaRes Foundation investing in girls education in Burkina Faso and chair of Apps for Good, an award-winning non-profit growing the next generation of problem solvers and tech entrepreneurs.

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B Lab is the nonprofit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. It began in 2006 with the idea that a different kind of economy was not only possible, it was necessary – and that business could lead the way towards a new, stakeholder-driven model.

Today there are many B Labs across the globe (forming the B Global Network) including Australia, East Africa, mainland Europe and North and South America. All B Labs certify B Corporations, which are companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

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