Island Dialogue on the Italian EU Council Presidency

Waiting for a European Foreign Policy

“Europe – a New Beginning” – this is the motto that the Italian government has given... More

An Interview With: Michael Gerdts

“The Global Table is an enormous expansion of our platform.”

The president of Villa Vigoni explains the concept behind the location of the 2nd Global Table. More

Global Table Participants

Ravi Chaudhry: "People all over the world have more that unites them than divides them"

For the business strategist, the strength of the Global Table is the diversity of its participants. More

2nd Global Table

Limited Resources - Opportunities Without Borders

30 Oct - 02 Nov 2014, Lake Como More

Lessons From Afghanistan

"We need to be more modest in our expectations, not in our values"

Omid Nouripour and Michael Koch look back at 13 years at the Hindu Kush. More

Exhibition

Responsible Leader Chen Yang Brings Art to the BMW Foundation

Exhibition is a continuation of the foundation's work with the means of art. More
30 Oct

Today: 2nd Global Table in Lake Como: for a better understanding betw. Europe and emerging economies youtu.be/vpSn47xsf-I

24 Oct

Great programme at tomorrows @EmergeConf . Happy to contribute on public intrapreneurship w/ @SocIntLeague

23 Oct

RT @_EVPA_ Don’t miss Ryan Little from @bmwfoundation talking about risky business at ! Register here bit.ly/1rUghnD

17 Oct

Social Impact Days in : Mapping Social Innovations. @inna_veleva for updates. @mitost_org

30 Oct

Today: 2nd Global Table in Lake Como: for a better understanding betw. Europe and emerging economies youtu.be/vpSn47xsf-I

24 Oct

Great programme at tomorrows @EmergeConf . Happy to contribute on public intrapreneurship w/ @SocIntLeague

23 Oct

RT @_EVPA_ Don’t miss Ryan Little from @bmwfoundation talking about risky business at ! Register here bit.ly/1rUghnD

17 Oct

Social Impact Days in : Mapping Social Innovations. @inna_veleva for updates. @mitost_org

15 Oct

Thx for joining our housewarming. See you soon again at our events. pic.twitter.com/Vnb2a9tp1T

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

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

03 Sep

An Interview with Ole Scheeren

1st Global Table in Hangzhou, China

26 Jun

13th Munich Economic Summit

"Free Trade and Prosperity"

03 Jun

First BMW Foundation Impact Session in Brazil

Responsible Leaders Support Sistema B



Island Dialogue on the Italian EU Council Presidency

Waiting for a European Foreign Policy

29 Oct 2014 | BMW Foundation | Europe

“Europe – a New Beginning” – this is the motto that the Italian government has given its EU Council Presidency, by which it is also referring to a stronger EU engagement in foreign and security policy issues. Do we really need a new beginning? And if so, does it promise to be a positive thing? On these questions, the opinions of the participants in the 5th Island Dialogue varied widely.  Read more


In Conversation: Michael Gerdts

“The Global Table is an enormous expansion of our platform.”

27 Oct 2014 | BMW Foundation| Resources and Security

The 2nd BMW Foundation Global Table takes place at Villa Vigoni, a binational association on Lake Como. The German-Italian Center for European Excellence stands for international understanding and intercultural dialogue. Michael Gerdts is the president of the Villa Vigoni association. In our interview, he explains the idea behind the place.  Read more


BMW Foundation Global Table

A Unique Initiative for Sustainable Transformation

24 Oct 2014 | Ravi Chaudhry | Resources and Security

The Stone Age did not end because we ran out of stone. It ended because we came up with better ideas and implemented those.  Read more



26 Oct New Delhi

4th Asian Forum on Global Governance

Contest for Mindspace: The Politics of Competing Governance Narratives

30 Oct Lake Como

2nd Global Table

Limited Resources - Opportunities Without Borders

13 Nov Berlin

Global Diplomacy Lab

Trust in Global Affairs: Just a Dream?

13 Nov Dresden

Europe United in Diversity

The Ukraine Crisis – A Threat to Peace and Energy Security in Europe?

17 Nov Berlin

EVPA - 10th Annual Conference

Collaborating for Social Impact: The Next 10 Years

25 Nov Munich

11th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

Investing, Philanthropic Niches and Impact Orientation - New Trends and Opportunities in the Non-Profit Sector

28 Nov Hamburg

Impact Circle for Social Innovations

Engagement for Social Innovations

01 Dec Berlin

Dialogue Series on The Future of Leadership

Discovering the Potential of Collective Intelligence

09 Dec Munich

11th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

How Moral Courage Changed Society in the GDR

13 Jan Munich

11th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

Documentary: "Who Cares – You Make the Difference"