The Power of the Network

Videos from the 5th World Responsible Leaders Forum

The highlights of the forum. more...

Creating a Springboard

Education Opportunities for Refugees

How the United States could serve as a model. more...

“It’s always a messy process.”

6th Global Table Discusses Limits of Responsibility to Protect

Some 1.5 billion people live in fragile or conflict-affected states and regions. more...

Searching for Positive Messages

15th Munich Economic Summit Discusses Migration and Integration

Local actors play a key role more...

Shared Challenges, Shared Responsibilities

Building a New Transatlantic Generation

3-7 Aug 2016, Wasan Island more...
27Jul

Need to boost your mood? Enjoy our VIDEO from 5th World Responsible Leaders Forum youtu.be/DDUhrHUmS9A

25Jul

6th BMW Foundation Global Table

Interview with Fatou Bensouda

22Jul

RT @CharlyKleissner Enjoyed Impact Investing Stammtisch in Munich, organized by @bmwfoundation - this is a ‘small’ beer in Bavaria pic.twitter.com/dhBt2zq2pU

18Jul

RT @blairglencorse What a wkend brainstorming with these cats on @AccountLab- big things in the works! @chrisF @yinayan @bmwfoundation pic.twitter.com/KMD6swlWTi

15Jul

Munich Economic Summit

Brexit – what now?

27Jul

Need to boost your mood? Enjoy our VIDEO from 5th World Responsible Leaders Forum youtu.be/DDUhrHUmS9A

22Jul

RT @CharlyKleissner Enjoyed Impact Investing Stammtisch in Munich, organized by @bmwfoundation - this is a ‘small’ beer in Bavaria pic.twitter.com/dhBt2zq2pU

18Jul

RT @blairglencorse What a wkend brainstorming with these cats on @AccountLab- big things in the works! @chrisF @yinayan @bmwfoundation pic.twitter.com/KMD6swlWTi

12Jul

RT @TheresaCarring Off to Canada for Responsible Leaders Network! Changing the world together @UNAOC @iiaward @bmwfoundation pic.twitter.com/UF4fSUpeT2

12Jul

Next @_EVPA_ Annual Conference takes place in Paris, registration is open. bit.ly/28ZR4Ui

30Jun

Press Release

BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt expands impact-oriented investment

Social enterprise African Clean Energy receives €300,000 loan  more

24May

Press Release

500 participants from 70 countries attend BMW Foundation Forum in Munich

New ideas to address a wide variety of urgent problems  more

27Apr

Press Release

The BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt at the German Day of Foundations

Book Publications and Discussions  more

11Mar

Press Release

4th Global Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation convene the 4th Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Singapore.  more

25Jul

6th BMW Foundation Global Table

Interview with Fatou Bensouda

15Jul

Munich Economic Summit

Brexit – what now?

13Jul

BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Awards 2016

Winner - Union of Women Journalists

03Jul

Transatlantic Core Group

Connected Cities Workshop



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The Power of the Network

The Power of the Network

Videos from the 5th World Responsible Leaders Forum

26 Jul 2016 | BMW Foundation | Responsible Leadership

"This is the pulse that drives change, the pulse that transforms encounters into energy. This is the power of the network." In May, more than 500 Responsible Leaders came together at the 5th World Responsible Leaders Forum in Munich and once again quickened the pulse of the network. These videos are proof of that.

Creating a Springboard

Creating a Springboard

New education opportunities for refugees

19 Jul 2016 | Sebastian Gallander | Migration

Germany needs a major educational program for both the refugee and the local population. Responsible Leader Sebastian Gallander explains how an American bill from 1944 could serve as a model.



“It’s always a messy process.”

“It’s always a messy process.”

6th Global Table Discusses Limits of International Responsibility to Protect

18 Jul 2016 | BMW Foundation | Europe and the Emerging Powers

Some 1.5 billion people – 20 percent of the global population – live in fragile or conflict-affected states and regions. During the last decade alone, the economic impact of violence amounted to 137 trillion US dollars. If nothing else, this staggering figure shows the urgency of the topic “Rethinking Governance in Fragile Societies.”

Searching for Positive Messages

Searching for Positive Messages

15th Munich Economic Summit Discusses Migration and Integration

15 Jul 2016 | BMW Foundation | Responsible Leadership

Migration – Challenge or Opportunity? After one and a half day of discussions among the some 140 international participants at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof, the central question of the 15th Munich Economic Summit can be answered quickly: Both!