Social Progress Index

Prosperity and Quality of Life are not Necessarily Related

"Money alone does not create progress." Michael Green presented The Social Progress Index in Berlin. More

UnAufgefordert Newspaper Turns 25

Biting the Hand that Feeds You

The student newspaper “UnAufgefordert” celebrates its 25th anniversary. More

EVPA Annual Conference 2014

Europe's Welfare Organizations, Social Finance, and Entrepreneurship

A conference review - and an interview with former US Government administrator Paul Carttar.  More

Transfer of Social Innovation

From Aachen to Beijing and Back

Responsible Leader Horst Krumbach takes his "Generational Bridge" to China. More

From United Nations to United Actors?

Launch of the Global Diplomacy Lab

The work diplomats do is currently undergoing a major transformation process.  More

BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Awards 2015

Create Impact!

The competition for BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders is open: Apply until 31 December.     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.

15 Dec

MT @inna_veleva: @shepleygreen introducing @socprogress index based on social & environ. indicators @bmwfoundation pic.twitter.com/RQinD0xkDo

15 Dec

“Even the best social system in the world has room for improvement” @PaulCarttar, initial director of US SIF youtu.be/2OgZZ8TIPWU

12 Dec

Our bimonthly newsletter is out! Learn more about our programs: eepurl.com/-fr89

15 Dec

MT @inna_veleva: @shepleygreen introducing @socprogress index based on social & environ. indicators @bmwfoundation pic.twitter.com/RQinD0xkDo

15 Dec

“Even the best social system in the world has room for improvement” @PaulCarttar, initial director of US SIF youtu.be/2OgZZ8TIPWU

12 Dec

Our bimonthly newsletter is out! Learn more about our programs: eepurl.com/-fr89

08 Dec

Great news! Horst Krumbach won Germany’s most prestigious Prize for Civic Engagement bmw-stiftung.de/en/people-idea...

07 Dec

Still time to register for Dec 15 event with Michael Green on index in Berlin bmw-stiftung.de/en/dates-event... @exberlinermag

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

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



Social Progress Index

Much Room for Improvement

22 Dec 2014 | BMW Foundation | Social Innovation

“Money alone does not create progress,” says Michael Green. The Social Progress Index 2014, which the British social scientist presented at the Berlin office of the BMW Foundation, seeks to provide evidence for this hypothesis.  Read more


UnAufgefordert Student Newspaper Turns 25

Biting the Hand that Feed you

15 Dec 2014 | Susanne Schwarz | Student Journalism

The student newspaper “UnAufgefordert” celebrates its 25th anniversary. Susanne Schwarz, former editor-in-chief, looks back at the newspaper’s history and funding difficulties.   Read more


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Europe's Welfare Organizations, Social Finance, and Entrepreneurship

09 Dec 2014 | BMW Foundation | Venture Philanthropy

On November 18-19, more than 500 venture philanthropists and social entrepreneurs, NGO’s, intermediaries and foundation representatives from around the world were in Berlin for the 10th annual European Venture Philanthropy Association conference.   Read more



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Island Dialogues – Europe in the World

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11th Lecture Series on Social Innovation

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