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 Core Group

Kickoff Meeting on Wasan Island

19–23 Jul 2015, Wasan Island more...

Transatlantic Partnership

Trust Needs to be Rebuilt

US-Ambassador John B. Emerson on TTIP, Google and Angela Merkel. more...
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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13Jul

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

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

03Jul

Our summer newsletter is out!
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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

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


Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

Social Innovation Europe in Berlin

Creating capacity for systemic change in Europe

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 ...

A Common Refugee Policy for a United Europe?

A Common Refugee Policy for a United Europe?

Acceptance is the Biggest Challenge

13 Jul 2015 | BMW Foundation | Europe and Its Neighbors

The biggest challenge for Europe is not Greece, but the question of how Europe deals with refugees. By the end of 2015, the death toll in the Mediterranean could rise to 30,000. How much solidarity can and must we show? This was the topic of our “Europe United in Diversity” event in Magdeburg.  more ...




30Jul 2015 Istanbul
Istanbul

Impact Session

Building a Circle of Supporters for Impact Hub Turkey

31Jul 2015 Paretz Akademie
Paretz Akademie

Entrepreneur‘s Pledge

First retreat of Sustainable Thinking Entrepreneurs

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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