Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

"A Lot of Ideas Going Unheard"

What do we mean by ecosystems and why do they matter? more...

More than Match-Making

A Visit with the Taproot Foundation

A field report by our student-trainee Carolin Graetsch. more...

An Interview with Shlomo Ben Ami

"Iran is not an existential threat to Israel."

After 13 years of negotiations, the dispute over the Iranian nuclear program is settled. Shlomo Ben Ami on Israel's sentiments. more...

Transatlantic Partnership

Trust Needs to be Rebuilt

US-Ambassador John B. Emerson on TTIP, Google and Angela Merkel. more...
31Jul

What is behind ecosystems for social innovation? Great VIDEO on our learnings from vimeo.com/133732792

22Jul

Just learned that has joined the global @impacthub community. Have a good start @ImpactHubIST !

17Jul

RT @chrisF Real Talk w/ the great @ryanglittle from @bmwfoundation: “Expert Tips for Social Entrepreneurs” thechanger.org/blog/expert-ti... via @changer_the

15Jul

Happy 5th birthday to our very close partner @seakademie
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31Jul

What is behind ecosystems for social innovation? Great VIDEO on our learnings from vimeo.com/133732792

22Jul

Just learned that has joined the global @impacthub community. Have a good start @ImpactHubIST !

17Jul

RT @chrisF Real Talk w/ the great @ryanglittle from @bmwfoundation: “Expert Tips for Social Entrepreneurs” thechanger.org/blog/expert-ti... via @changer_the

15Jul

Happy 5th birthday to our very close partner @seakademie
youtube.com/watch?v=vxygzX...

13Jul

RT @inna_veleva Kicking off the Summer school on in North Caucasus @socbusiness @bmwfoundation @mitost_org pic.twitter.com/uSmAIowbwb

21May

Press Release

BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Awards

By giving out the Responsible Leaders Awards tonight, the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt once again honours international leaders within its network.   more

20May

Press Release

Munich Economic Summit

How can Europe overcome its lethargy and become more competitive and innovative?  more

24Feb

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

17Feb

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

01Jul

Transatlantic Partnership

Trust Needs to be Rebuilt

25Jun

Challenges for Impact Investors

An Interview with Charly Kleissner

11Jun

12th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

The Future of Documentary Film in a Changing Media Landscape

27May

12th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

Innovation by Design

08May

2nd Latin American Young Leaders Forum

Good Frameworks for Good Business



People, Ideas, Views


How Much Independence Is Necessary?

How Much Independence Is Necessary?

Insights from the Franco-German Dialogue between Corporate Foundations

4 Aug 2015 | BMW Foundation | Europe and Its Neighbors

What do projects run by corporate foundations in Germany and France look like? And how closely do German and French corporate foundations work with their founding corporations? These were some of the questions discussed at the Franco-German dialogue, which took place in Berlin in June 2015 at the initiative of the corporate foundation of the French company Air Liquide.   more ...

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

"A Lot of Great Ideas Go Unheard"

28 Jul 2015 | BMW Foundation | Social Innovation

In cooperation with the British networking organization Social Innovation Exchange (SIX), the BMW Foundation invited over 70 international experts in the field of social innovation to a two-day conference in Berlin to discuss the enabling conditions for social innovation.   more ...



More than Match-Making

More than Match-Making

A Visit with the Taproot Foundation

23 Jul 2015 | Carolin Graetsch | Pro bono

Carolin Graetsch is a student trainee at the BMW Foundation and a master’s student in Non-Profit Management, writing her thesis about intermediaries in the pro bono sector. To expand her research to the United States, she received the opportunity to do a three-week internship with the Taproot Foundation in San Francisco, one of our strategic partners.  more ...

An Interview with Shlomo Ben Ami

An Interview with Shlomo Ben Ami

“Iran is not an existential threat to Israel.”

14 Jul 2015 | BMW Foundation | Europe and its Neighbors

After 13 years of negotiations with Iran, the dispute over the Iranian nuclear program is now settled. Alongside a panel discussion at our Munich office, we discussed Israel’s sentiments about the nuclear agreement with the former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.  more ...




12Aug 2015 Berlin
Berlin

Impact Session

Stories from Lampedusa: Europe’s Migrant Crisis

20Aug 2015 São Paulo
São Paulo

League of Intrapreneurs

Evening Reception at the Impact Hub São Paulo

24Aug 2015 Wasan Island
Wasan Island

Corporate Changemakers Retreat

Making Social Innovation a Fixture of Corporate Life

10Sep 2015 Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

5th Global Table

Resource Governance for Inclusive Growth

11Sep 2015 Château de Millemont
Château de Millemont

Impact Session

How Do You Get Prototypes Out Into the World?

12Sep 2015 Wasan Island
Wasan Island

New American Leaders Project

Meeting on Wasan Island

23Sep 2015 Berlin
Berlin

Dialog Series The Future of Leadership

Driving Future Possibilities

01Oct 2015 Valle del Bravo
Valle del Bravo

2nd Global Social Intrapreneurship Summit

Growing a Global Network for Change

25Oct 2015 New Delhi
New Delhi

5th Asian Forum on Global Governance

End of Liberal Internationalism? Debating Seventy Years of the Post–War World Order

13Nov 2015 Berlin
Berlin

1st Berlin Global Forum

Limited Resources – Unlimited Opportunities

20Nov 2015 Frankfurt
Frankfurt

Impact Circle for Social Innovation

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