An Interview with Liz Hamburg

Pro bono is not a “one size fits all.”

Liz Hamburg, CEO of the Taproot Foundation, on the global movement and major differences between the markets in Germany and the US.     More

An Interview with Rajah Lehal

“The geography of Canada is a big challenge for us.”

Canada Chapter Head Rajah Lehal talks about bridging the gaps – in geographies and sectors. More

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Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus

Apply until 30 April for one of 15 German slots. More

An Interview with Alexandra van der Ploeg

“We were overwhelmed by applications.”

The software company SAP wants to firmly establish pro bono in the European market More

Munich Security Conference

Energy Security in Times of Crisis

Independence or an End to Dependence? More
03 Mar

Now! RT @OxfordSBS Webinar: Bringing to Scale. Panelists from @EGF_Educate @MaRSDD @bmwfoundation j.mp/1zT5URJ

26 Feb

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25 Feb

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24 Feb

Press Invitation

3rd Global Pro Bono Summit Berlin

This cross-sector convening of international corporations, pro bono service providers and German government representatives aims to expand the reach and impact of skills-based volunteering and pro bono service.  more

03 Mar

Now! RT @OxfordSBS Webinar: Bringing to Scale. Panelists from @EGF_Educate @MaRSDD @bmwfoundation j.mp/1zT5URJ

26 Feb

and cross-sectoral collaboration: Day 2 of Global Pro Bono Summit in w/ @taprootfound @Proboneo Follow

25 Feb

RT @angieursic @bmwfoundation announces the launch of its global social intrapreneurship summit pic.twitter.com/iOrbmRwXFI

24 Feb

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23 Feb

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24 Feb

Press Invitation

3rd Global Pro Bono Summit Berlin

This cross-sector convening of international corporations, pro bono service providers and German government representatives aims to expand the reach and impact of skills-based volunteering and pro bono service.  more

17 Feb

Press Invitation

2nd Social Innovation Summit and Turkish-German Social Innovation Exchange

On February 20, the 2nd Social Innovation Summit, entitled “Fostering Social Entrepreneurship in Turkey,” will take place in Istanbul.  more

16 May

Responsible Leaders Awards

BMW Foundation Honors International Leaders

As part of the Munich Economic Summit, the BMW Foundation has presented its Responsible Leaders Awards on May 15.  more

14 May

Press Invitation

13th Munich Economic Summit

"Free Trade and Prosperity" is the summit's topic on the 15 and 16 of May 2014 at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich.  more

16 Dec

Driving Innovation through Venture Philanthropy

An Interview With: Paul Carttar

The former Director of the US Government's Social Innovation Fund speaks about the importance of Venture Philanthropy.

04 Dec

2nd BMW Foundation Global Table

"A Global Strategy is absolutely important"

Participants of the 2nd BMW Foundation Global Table have their say

19 Nov

2nd BMW Foundation Global Table

Retrospect on the Global Table at Lake Como, Italy.

30 Sep

Investing Foundation Endowments for Social Impact

New Trends in Impact Investing

Participants of the Impact Summers deliver insights.

17 Sep

BMW Foundation 1st Global Table China, Retrospect

Retrospect on the 1st Global Table in Hangzhou, China



An Interview with Liz Hamburg

Pro bono is not a “one size fits all.”

26 Feb 2015 | BMW Foundation | Pro bono

Liz Hamburg is President and CEO of the US-based Taproot Foundation, which has organized the 3rd Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin together with the BMW Foundation. Both foundations are pioneers of the pro bono movement and are actively driving it.  Read more


An Interview With: Rajah Lehal

“The geography of Canada is a big challenge for us.”

20 Feb 2015 | BMW Foundation | Responsible Leadership

Bridging the gap not only between sectors, but also between the East and West Coast of Canada is one of the challenges Rajah Lehal has to face in his role as Canadian Chapter Head for the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network.  Read more


An Interview with Alexandra van der Ploeg

“We were overwhelmed by applications.”

19 Feb 2015 | BMW Foundation | Pro bono

The software company SAP wants to firmly establish pro bono in the European market and is involved with the 3rd Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin. “We can achieve more through pro bono than by simply writing checks,” says Alexandra van der Ploeg.  Read more



05 Mar 2015 Berlin

Cross-Sector Dialogue

Social Entrepreneurship in Germany and the Role of the State

18 Mar 2015 Rio de Janeiro

BMW Foundation Impact Series

Pro Bono and Rio 450

19 Mar 2015 Rio de Janeiro

Impact Session

New Ways of Doing Business In Brazil

19 Mar 2015 Rio de Janeiro

Impact Session

Powering Pro Bono

20 Mar 2015 Rio de Janeiro

2nd Latin American Young Leaders Forum

Good Frameworks for Good Business - Revisiting Sector Boundaries to Catalyze Social Change

20 Mar 2015 Munich

Panel Discussion at the Münchner Stiftungsfrühling

Corporate Foundations and Innovation

21 Mar 2015 Munich

Workshop at the Münchner Stiftungsfrühling

Citizens Get Involved

24 Mar 2015 Munich

Join-in Activity at the Münchner Stiftungsfrühling

Baking like Grandma with Kuchentratsch

24 Mar 2015 Munich

Lecture Series at the Münchner Stiftungsfrühling

Recycle, Don't Waste

26 Mar 2015 Porto Seguro

3rd Global Table

Limited Resources – Unlimited Opportunities