6th BMW Foundation Global Table

Rethinking Governance in Fragile Societies

23–26 Jun 2016, Santpoort, The Netherlands more...

An Interview with Tomás de Lara

“Rio de Janeiro has major challenges on all dimensions”

Launch of Rio+B: turning the challenge into an opportunity. more...

An Interview with Cristina D'Alessandro

“The Responsibility to Protect doctrine continues to be hampered by a lack of political will”

How to prevent violent conflict in fragile states? more...

An Interview with Rahul Chawla

“Responsible leadership comes with personal growth”

The Indian Responsible Leader chapter is about to expand. more...

„Growing old is part of life“

Berlin has its Generational Bridge Germany, too.

Publication about the successful social enterprise in cooperation with Herder Verlag. more...
10Jun

@1AlfredoZamudio at : Find and use the power of compassion. pic.twitter.com/aHQVZaXceM

09Jun

The 4th Global Diplomacy Lab kicks off in . Enjoy! twitter.com/eirliani/statu...

24May

Press Release

500 participants from 70 countries attend BMW Foundation Forum in Munich

To this end, more than 500 participants from 70 countries – representatives from business, civil society, government, administration, and academia – came together in Munich on May 19–22, 2016.   more

18May

What a joy to read these tweets: taking off from Mumbai, Nairobi, Washington… to join in Munich!

10Jun

@1AlfredoZamudio at : Find and use the power of compassion. pic.twitter.com/aHQVZaXceM

09Jun

The 4th Global Diplomacy Lab kicks off in . Enjoy! twitter.com/eirliani/statu...

18May

What a joy to read these tweets: taking off from Mumbai, Nairobi, Washington… to join in Munich!

16May

finalist6: Andreas Norlem started @EducatRW, a for in . pic.twitter.com/6W6N0QfjSz

24May

Press Release

500 participants from 70 countries attend BMW Foundation Forum in Munich

To this end, more than 500 participants from 70 countries – representatives from business, civil society, government, administration, and academia – came together in Munich on May 19–22, 2016.   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

07Mar

Press Release

BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and Eberhard von Kuenheim Foundation of BMW AG consolidate to form single organization

BMW Group strengthens commitment to its foundation.  more

18Dec

1st Berlin Global Forum

Retrospect

27Nov

Zukunftsbrücke

Towards a Partnership for Innovation

07Oct

5th Global Table: Interview with Glenn Denning

The Professor at Columbia University talks about the Sustainable Development Goals

06Oct

4th Global Table: Interview with Shen Wei

The Director of the Konfuzius Institute at Lancaster University talks about China's Silk Road Initiative

07Sep

Design and Diplomacy

Review on the Global Diplomacy Lab in Istanbul.



People, Ideas, Views


An Interview with Tomás de Lara

An Interview with Tomás de Lara

“Rio de Janeiro has major challenges on all dimensions”

24 Jun 2016 | BMW Foundation | Social Entrepreneurship

Rio+B is a project that encourages companies and business networks to become aware of their socio-environmental impact on the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, the host city of the Olympic Games this August. Tomás de Lara is co-leader of Sistema B Brazil, which is organizing this initiative in cooperation with the BMW Foundation and other partners. Rio+B will kick off on June 24.

An Interview with Rahul Chawla

An Interview with Rahul Chawla

“Responsible leadership comes with personal growth”

17 June 2016 | BMW Foundation | Responsible Leadership

“From an Indian perspective, it is essential to have a critical mass.” Rahul Chawla, Indian Chapter Head of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network, on expanding the chapter, the outstanding characteristics of the network, and tackling social issues in the biggest democracy of the world.



„Growing old is part of life“

„Growing old is part of life“

Berlin has its generational bridge, too.

03 Jun 2016 | Rocco Thiede | Social Entrepreneurship

The John F. Kennedy School in Berlin-Zehlendorf runs a generational bridge program where entire school classes meet senior citizens. The school successfully cooperates with nursing homes in the neighborhood. The rituals and methods of the generational bridge concept are applied here.

An Interview with Cristina D'Alessandro

An Interview with Cristina D'Alessandro

“The Responsibility to Protect doctrine continues to be hampered by a lack of political will”

31 May 2016 | BMW Foundation | Europe and the Emerging Economies

How to prevent violent conflict in fragile states and foster effective governance in post-conflict environments? This is not only the topic of the 6th BMW Foundation Global Table at the end of June. It is also one of the focus areas of Cristina D’Alessandro, who is an expert for transformation processes and governance issues.