Meet the entrepreneur whose vision is to change the way business is done

“Don’t underestimate the power of every small action” (Natalie Magee) I had the chance to interview Berlin based social entrepreneur Natalie Magee, who is about to change the mindsets of business leaders. In a hip Berliner café, over two cups of coffee, we talked about her vision to make the world a better place. InContinue reading “Meet the entrepreneur whose vision is to change the way business is done”

Meet the young entrepreneur whose vision is to place creative minds in leadership positions

The role of a social entrepreneur is a perfect match for Edenamiuki Aiguobasinmwin (on the left): Lively, communicative and in the middle of action, I met the founder of Elevate Young Minds at the UN Global Festival of Action in Bonn. In keeping with the maxim that creativity matters and artists can change the world,Continue reading “Meet the young entrepreneur whose vision is to place creative minds in leadership positions”

Global, entrepreneurial and creative minds unite during the UN Global Festival of Action

For me, the festival was all about the people I met. Over the course of three days, the UN Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development took place in Bonn, a platform for activists with a global mindset striving for a better future. Initiating changes in their communities, the young leaders bring the 17 SustainableContinue reading “Global, entrepreneurial and creative minds unite during the UN Global Festival of Action”

Do We Need Laws on a Future Mars Colony?

Think of the most toxic environment, multiply it by three, exclude all natural resources and add radiation and dust: Eventually you might find yourself on Mars, 54.6 million kilometres away from your home planet. You travelled 9 months through the universe and now you arrived at the red planet, not at all known for itsContinue reading “Do We Need Laws on a Future Mars Colony?”

How Did the Role of Companies in Society Change Over Years?

In Summer 2016, I participated at the CBS Summer University Programme in Copenhagen enjoying the lectures “Psychology and Decision-Making” and “Business and Society” over the course of six weeks. I met students from everywhere and learned in short everything related to business, human rights and sustainability. To finalise the courses, we were required to writeContinue reading “How Did the Role of Companies in Society Change Over Years?”

UN Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development ahead

Dear Readers, I am excited to announce that I will be a part of the UN Conference taking place 21 – 23 March in Germany. The Global Festival of Action takes place every year in Bonn and is all about sustainable development. Bringing together activists from all corners of the world, the conference offers aContinue reading “UN Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development ahead”

How Does EU Law Work?

The EU encompasses 28 Member States in the European region and is a partly governmental, partly supranational political and economic union. To become a Member State, a state must align with the principles of the EU and fulfil the Copenhagen criteria stated in the EU Treaty which are “stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy”, “a functioningContinue reading “How Does EU Law Work?”

CSR and Globalisation

Globalisation in the world leads to businesses operating on an international scale with the ultimate goal of having a global economy. Especially multinational companies expend their capabilities to other countries to reduce carbon footprint, manufacturing oversea and opening satellite operations in other countries. It offers the opportunity for companies in developing countries to gain marketContinue reading “CSR and Globalisation”

OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2017

The conference´s long title already gives a sneak peak on the complexity of issues which are discussed every year in Warsaw. It´s Europe´s largest human rights conference where civil society organisations and state represantatives come together to discuss current human rights issues and tendencies in the course of two weeks. 2017 the main topics encompassedContinue reading “OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2017”