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Alice Schmidt is a senior policy advisor and business consultant who has worked with about 50 of the world’s best organisations in almost 30 countries, both as a consultant and as an employee. Her professional experience spans 20 years and covers not only global health and sustainable development but includes sustainable business and creating win-wins across the economic, social and environmental spheres. Besides advising governments and multilateral institutions, Alice has worked with a range of businesses on developing sustainability strategies and tracking social impact. She regularly lectures at European universities.

Alice has received excellent references by clients, partners and students. What sets her apart from other consultants is that she has worked on a wide range of issues across the social, economic and environmental spheres, including global health, education, social innovation, inclusive and sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, measuring social impact and societal progress, and others. Alice has been exposed to numerous different countries and contexts and performed a variety of different functions. This, coupled with her enthusiasm for taking on new challenges, makes her extremely versatile while never losing sight of the bigger picture.


Team Members


The Sustainability Puzzle

Collaboration is key to making sustainability a reality. As pragmatic thinkers and doers, Alice Schmidt and Claudia Winkler have teamed up to write a book about how we can work together to achieve sustainability. Drawing on their combined 40+ years of experience in addressing issues of social justice, climate action, the circular economy, technology and sustainable business, they show why we should be optimistic about sustainable transformation and offer constructive insights on building back better.

International Women’s Day – 8th March 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day we ran two special editions of The Business Brunch as we were joined by a cross-section of inspirational women from the B4 community as they discussed their own personal experiences and challenges within the workplace, both positive and negative.

B4 Sustainable Business Day

It’s B4 Sustainability Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

B4 People & Strategy Day

It’s People & Strategy Day at B4 so we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so. Some content is pre-COVID but still relevant so get stuck in for great advice from our growing community of experts.

50 opportunities for a better world

Covid-19 has turned the world on its head. There has been considerable suffering as a direct result of the epidemic, as well as due to the unprecedented measures taken in response. Nevertheless, as a global community we seem to have been successful in preventing the worst. Change is possible and we can make it happen: we have insight, resilience and tools to address the next crisis.