Do Digital Gadgets Make Our World a Better Place?

Let it Beep!

BMW Foundation Responsible Leader Joana Breidenbach was looking for the "good" internet in China. More

Vision Summit

Social Innovation

10–11 Sep 2014, Berlin More

An Interview with Rajan Navani

An Efficient Price-Performance Ratio Is Key for India’s Development

How India’s growth objectives can be reconciled with a sustainable use of resources. More

Interview

Thierry Feike and Dietrich Firnhaber

A little input can make a big difference. Responsible Leaders Coach Young Entrepreneurs. More

An Interview with Helga Breuninger

Wasan Island – Impactful Places

At the start of our new event series "impact summers" Helga Breuninger explains how good places can contribute to good workshop results. More
28 Aug

RT @KrisztinaTora: Looking fwd to meeting everyone at the Accelerate the Accelerators Conference, part of the Summers @bmwfoundation

27 Aug

RT @ryanglittle Will be a jury member @BeOneSpark, Europe’s first festival as it expands from the US tinyurl.com/p4q8wlm

26 Aug

Excellent first conference day: Foundation Endowments for w/ @MaRSDD
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13 Aug

MT @arminpialek: Asia Pro Bono Rally TOKYO 2014 - Asian pro bono intermediaries get together in Tokyo Japan servicegrant.or.jp/pbrally2014

28 Aug

RT @KrisztinaTora: Looking fwd to meeting everyone at the Accelerate the Accelerators Conference, part of the Summers @bmwfoundation

27 Aug

RT @ryanglittle Will be a jury member @BeOneSpark, Europe’s first festival as it expands from the US tinyurl.com/p4q8wlm

26 Aug

Excellent first conference day: Foundation Endowments for w/ @MaRSDD
bmw-stiftung.de/en/dates-event... pic.twitter.com/ni4Bev6Ibu

13 Aug

MT @arminpialek: Asia Pro Bono Rally TOKYO 2014 - Asian pro bono intermediaries get together in Tokyo Japan servicegrant.or.jp/pbrally2014

25 Jul

MT @ryanglittle: Check out the findings of the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce. Webinars @ gle.iipcollaborative.org/webinars/

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

28 Jan

Limited Resources – Unlimited Security Risks

New event series of the BMW Foundation looks at challenges caused by resource scarcity

The global race for water, food, and energy is undermining the ecological and resource base in key regions of the world.  more

20 Sep

4th World Young Leaders Forum

BMW Foundation Brings Global Young Leaders to Beijing

Forum focuses on sustainability and quality growth in China and the world.  more

26 Jun

13th Munich Economic Summit

"Free Trade and Prosperity"

03 Jun

First BMW Foundation Impact Session in Brazil

Responsible Leaders Support Sistema B

27 May

An Interview with Aaron Hurst

The Rise of the Purpose Economy

21 May

An Interview with Stephen Huddart and Tim Draimin

Canada's Social Innovation Story

15 May

An Interview with Michael Schaefer

"We provide new rooms where ideas sprout wings"



An Interview with Mascha Lazar

“Making the Healthcare System Work and Making It Better”

29 Aug 2014 | BMW Foundation | Innovation

Extremely complex and featuring a confusing multiplicity of actors and interests - this is how the makers of the “Transferis – Leadership in Healthcare” program characterize the German healthcare system. Mascha Lazar has participated in the program and told us about her experiences.   Read more


Do Digital Gadgets Make Our World a Better Place?

Let it Beep!

22 Aug 2014 | Joana Breidenbach | Social Innovation

Equipped with backpack and notebook, Betterplace Lab in the spring went on a field trip “around the world” – from India to Ruanda to Brazil – to find out how aid organizations, activists, and social entrepreneurs use the Internet and mobile telephony in the year 2014. Or, to put it differently: we were looking for the “good” Internet.  Read more


An Interview with Rajan Navani

An Efficient Price-Performance Ratio Is Key for India’s Development

15 Aug 2014 | BMW Foundation | Resources and Security

Rajan Navani, who participated in the recent BMW Foundation Global Table in Hangzhou, is an old acquaintance and Responsible Leader of the BMW Foundation. The Indian entrepreneur is passionate about many interests and causes.   Read more



02 Sep Wasan Island

Impact Summers

Using Technology to Build Capacity for Small and Medium Charities

10 Sep Berlin

Vision Summit

Social Innovation

11 Sep Brussels

EVPA Training Academy

Workshop on Exit Strategies

11 Sep Berlin

1st Global Social Intrapreneurship Summit

Co-Creating the Movement

24 Sep Berlin

Dialog Series The Future of Leadership

Building Meaningful Engagement

06 Oct Berlin

Book Launch

John Elkington: The Breakthrough Challenge

15 Oct Munich

Global Talk at BMW Welt

Afghanistan Mission: Success or Failure?

16 Oct Tbilisi

Social Impact Days

Unlocking Opportunities – Tapping the Potential of Cross-Sector Collaboration

27 Oct Tokio

Asia Pro Bono Rally

Strengthen Intermediaries in Asia

17 Nov Berlin

EVPA - 10th Annual Conference

Collaborating for Social Impact: the next 10 years

28 Nov Hamburg

Impact Circle for Social Innovations

Engagement for Social Innovations