African Clean Energy

A Cooking Stove as Lifesaver

A social business that makes cooking easier and saves lifes more...

Impact

From Idea to Horizontec

Horizontec teaches Bavarian school students the subject of "Future". more...

Transatlantic Core Group

How to Rebuild Trust?

A report about the U.S.-German relations more...

Cultural Diplomacy

Why We Continue Our Activities in Russia

In Russia, the situation for local and foreign foundations is deteriorating. more...

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

"A Lot of Ideas Going Unheard"

What do we mean by ecosystems and why do they matter? more...
27Aug

RT @OpenStateBER Sven from @bmwstiftung writing about The Beauty of Imperfection @POC21cc: poc21.cc/magazine/the-b... - thank you for the reflection!

26Aug

From Idea to Horizontec

“I will stay with it.”

05Aug

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

"A Lot of Great Ideas Go Unheard"

31Jul

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

27Aug

RT @OpenStateBER Sven from @bmwstiftung writing about The Beauty of Imperfection @POC21cc: poc21.cc/magazine/the-b... - thank you for the reflection!

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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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

26Aug

From Idea to Horizontec

“I will stay with it.”

05Aug

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

"A Lot of Great Ideas Go Unheard"

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



People, Ideas, Views


Global Diplomacy Lab

Global Diplomacy Lab

Design and Diplomacy – a Beta Government?

2 Sep 2015 | BMW Foundation | The Future of Europe

The second Global Diplomacy Lab took place in Istanbul under the patronage of Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Concerning the future of governance, the participants were especially inspired by Brenton Caffin, Director of Innovation Skills at ‘Nesta’, UKs innovation foundation, who outlined the seven key principles of design.   more ...

Transatlantic Core Group

Transatlantic Core Group

How to Rebuild Trust?

26 Aug 2014 | BMW Foundation | Transatlantic Relations

The transatlantic relationship faces severe challenges, both now and for the future – this was of mutual concern among German and American participants of the Transatlantic Core Group’s inaugural meeting on Wasan Island, Canada this past month.  more ...



African Clean Energy

African Clean Energy

A Cooking Stove as Lifesaver

25 Aug 2015 | BMW Foundation | Social Entrepreneurship

Every year, more than four million people in developing countries die from smoke poisoning, caused by cooking on open fires in closed spaces. That is more deaths than from malaria and Aids/HIV combined. The social enterprise African Clean Energy wants to change this – with the help of the BMW Foundation.  more ...

From Idea to Horizontec

From Idea to Horizontec

“I will stay with it.”

13 Aug 2015 | BMW Foundation | Impact

The mission to Mars did not start in Cape Canaveral nor in the Kazakh city of Baikonur. It was on the tiny island of Wasan – three hours north of the Canadian city of Toronto – that the foundations were laid for this trip, designed to take school students into the unknown expanses of the educational universe.   more ...




01Sep 2015 Wasan Island
Wasan Island

League of Intrapreneurs

Inaugural Meeting of Canadian Section

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

21Sep 2015 Munich
Munich

Island Dialogues – Europe in the World

Rebuilding Transatlantic Trust

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

15Oct 2015 Tbilisi
Tbilisi

Social Impact Days

The Empowering City: Social Innovations for Sustainable City Development

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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