Sandja is talented in supporting my leadership development as I continue to push myself towards excellence and growth as a sustainable and purpose-driven leader. She comes highly recommended by me and I have benefited from being part of her network.

Mauricio Graber, CEO Chr. Hansen

Sandja is one of the few most inspiring thought leaders in conscious leadership and sustainable business strategy that I have had the pleasure to work with within the large global Sustainable Brands community. As a speaker, she moves the audience in an authentic and heartfelt manner, delivering her messages with a combination of passion and intellect that is second to none. She consistently manages to leave the audience with expanded horizons, new tools for self-improvement and actionable takeaways. I selected her to speak at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen, and I would be delighted to have her back on stage anywhere in the world. She comes highly recommended by the entire Sustainable Brands team!

Dimitar Vlahov, Director Knowledge & Insights Sustainable Brands (San Francisco, CA USA)

It is my mission to support those businesses that best represent my business philosophy termed "Right Livelihood". Simply put this translates to business, which is "Good for me, Good for you, Good for all it touches". Sandja lives these principles in business and it is a pleasure for me to work with her.

Steve Demos founder White Wave, Silk and GoodBelly (Boulder, CO, USA)

Sandja and I both had the pleasure of speaking at a CSR conference in May 2017. Sandja's talk on Conscious Leadership was a mind-blowing experience to me and to the audience. Not only was the topic of great relevance to all leaders but Sandja's powerful and entertaining way of presenting was of great excellence. Right then and there I decided to invite Sandja to facilitate a central module in our Inclusive Leadership Program. Luckily she said yes. Sandja, I look very much forward to work with you. Thanks for joining our team!

Heidi Rottbøll Andersen, Founding Partner LIVING INSTITUTE - Diversity Intelligence

Working with Sandja has been not only been extraordinary joyful, but also a collaboration full of proactiveness, quality, insights, and results. She is passion-driven professional with great assets in the fields of comms, sustainability, and leadership. She is a valuable strategic partner, and she is great in activating ideas, tools, and network. And on top, her being sharp, empathetic, and challenging makes it even more fun to work with her.”

Katja Møller, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Marketing The Body Shop Nordics

Sandja is an inspiring and wise woman.

Baptist de Pape, Creator of The Power of the Heart (Malibu, CA, USA & Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Sandja not only has passion, she has humility. She embodies the spirit of walking her talk and constantly learning, striving and growing in every sense of her life. She makes this world and anyone she touches in it shine!

Dr. Holly Lucille, leading naturopathic doctor, Talkshow Host and author (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

One of 'the world's leadership gurus'.

Lederne (Danish leadership Organization) Copenhagen, Denmark

Sandja has been an excellent player on the Crocs team juggling many responsibilities and wearing many hats during the initial phases of Crocs’ history. Sandja is an organized, efficient and powerful business woman, who creates results. I have and will continuously pull Sandja in on consulting opportunities thru my many ventures.

George Boedecker, Co-founder of Crocs (Boulder, CO, USA)

I participated in Sandja's Conscious Leadership workshop and went home full of inspiration, motivation and new ideas for my work. Sandja is super professional and a great teacher. She combines passion, humor, vulnerability and vast knowledge from her many years of experience as an entrepreneur. In the workshop I learned more about true authenticity and how important it is to look at ones own shadows, if one wants to change the world.

Bastian Overgaard, CEO Instigator (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Working with Sandja and The Passion Institute has given us a consistent strategic purpose and a shared team goal, making us stronger as a team and as a company, which is reflected in employee motivation and engagement as well as the company’s bottom line.

Martin Remmer, CEO and co-owner Remmer A/S (Skovlunde, Denmark)

I really loved your speaking at the convention in Copenhagen - your speaking is so clear and captivating. All of what you are presenting is helping us to refine our mission and for that we are very grateful. Thank you.

Bartleby, Co-founder Passion Planet (Boulder, CO, USA)

Thanks for being part of what’s right with the world!

Claremont Lincoln University (Claremont, CA, USA)

An awesome powerhouse revolutionizing business!

Susannah Campora, business owner (Denver, CO, USA)

I highly recommend the Passion Institute's Activating Purpose Conscious Leadership training. Through my participation in the course, I experienced quite a remarkable shift from being frustrated in not knowing how to get to where I want to be, to feeling much more self-directed and assured. The tools presented assist in creating positive daily habits, while also refining long-term goals. Sandja is a living example of the power of mixing professionalism with a sense of true being. The Passion Institute is leading the way toward greater authenticity, empowerment and supporting businesses that make both happier people and a better world. If you are ready to commit yourself to dreaming big while also understanding what it takes to get there, I do recommend this course for feeling supported, encouraged and re-enlivened!

Lindsey Wolf Hullfish, working to create a more sustainable future (Tuscon, AZ, USA)

We’re excited to partner with Sandja Brügmann and The Passion Institute by offering their courses at This supports our community by providing the tools and inspiration to live with intent, purpose, passion, and awareness. We have worked with Sandja for over 12 years and stand behind the quality and value of her work, as well as our shared commitment to leaving a positive footprint.

Sarah Keith, co-founder Vickerey (Boulder, CO USA)

Promote Iceland turned to Sandja Brügmann as a key-note speaker for our annual meeting in 2017. She was a knowledgeable speaker who gave us an inspiring talk about important topics regarding sustainability and marketing. She was a pleasure to work with.

Sveinn Birkir Björnsson, Communication Director Promote Iceland

CSR LINK is a marketplace for companies to exchange solutions to create value on CSR. In March 2017 we teamed up with academia to showcase state-of-the-art on CSR Communication. It was a great pleasure that Sandja Brügmann and Refresh Agency enriched us and our audience with an intriguing key note speak on newest trends, barriers and ways for enterprises to convey their sustainable walk to understandable talk for the common public, hence building brand value and gaining trust.

Jens Prebensen, co-founder CSR LINK


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