Challenges for Impact Investors

An Interview with Charly Kleissner

How to achieve adequate financial return and make a real impact. more...

Europe United in Diversity

A Common Refugee Policy for a United Europe?

The EU member states do not seem to be capable of agreeing on a common refugee policy.  more...

4th BMW Foundation Global Table

Thinking Big about Energy Security

A real dialogue is bound to emerge: conversations where listening is more important than speaking – across cultural and hierarchical boundaries. more...

Twelve Recommendations

Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance

The Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance promotes better global governance. more...
25Jun

Challenges for Impact Investors

An Interview with Charly Kleissner

23Jun

RT @Mad_Gabes Talking at about a 70:20:10 rule for foundations: fund 70% safe projects, 20% newer projects and 10% risky ones. Latter = low?

22Jun

: 2 days of thinking about & system change. Follow @ryanglittle and for updates. pic.twitter.com/MkOv6thcsv

19Jun

RT @EUSocialInnov Building for in EU, it starts in Berlin on Monday with @SIEurope_SIE @bmwfoundation @ImpactHubBLN bit.ly/1ChuhLF

23Jun

RT @Mad_Gabes Talking at about a 70:20:10 rule for foundations: fund 70% safe projects, 20% newer projects and 10% risky ones. Latter = low?

22Jun

: 2 days of thinking about & system change. Follow @ryanglittle and for updates. pic.twitter.com/MkOv6thcsv

19Jun

RT @EUSocialInnov Building for in EU, it starts in Berlin on Monday with @SIEurope_SIE @bmwfoundation @ImpactHubBLN bit.ly/1ChuhLF

17Jun

Excited to welcome all participants next week! bmw-stiftung.de/en/dates-event... twitter.com/AineMcGlynn/st...

16Jun

@BetterGlobalGov commission w/ Michael Schaefer launched its report today. twitter.com/BetterGlobalGo...

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

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

30Apr

Panel Discussion about Generation Y

How to attract the next generation workforce



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Challenges for Impact Investors

Challenges for Impact Investors

An Interview With Charly Kleissner

24 June 2015 | BMW Foundation | Social Finance

“We impact investors really believe that we want to have adequate financial return and impact.” Charly Kleissner is a pioneer in the impact investment movement and co-founder of Toniic, a global network of action-oriented impact investors.  more ...

4th BMW Foundation Global Table

4th BMW Foundation Global Table

Thinking Big about Energy Security

17 Jun 2015 | BMW Foundation | Energy Security

There is, of course, no guarantee. But when 25 people from all continents come to a small place south of Krakow that has poor mobile reception and modest accommodation but excellent conference facilities, a real dialogue is bound to emerge: conversations where listening is more important than speaking – across cultural and hierarchical boundaries.  more ...



Commission Report

Commission Report

Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance

16 June 2015 | BMW Foundation | Europe and the Emerging Powers

The Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance promotes global governance innovations, looking toward and continuing through the UN’s seventy-fifth anniversary in 2020. Michael Schaefer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BMW Foundation, is a commissioner and one of the authors of the report.   more ...

An Interview with Julian Popov

An Interview with Julian Popov

"Europe Should Be More Ambitious."

10 June 2015 | BMW Foundation | Europe and the Emerging Economies

“Energy policies, trade and investment could increase or erode national security and prosperity.” Julian Popov, participant of the BMW Foundation Global Table in Poland, on challenges for the European energy union, China’s Silk Road project and the Russian fight for market shares.  more ...




07Jul 2015 Magdeburg
Magdeburg

Europe United in Diversity

A Common Refugee Policy for a United Europe?

16Jul 2015 Munich
Munich

Social Enterprise

Empathy – Key for a Peaceable Society

19Jul 2015 Wasan Island
Wasan Island

Transatlantic Core Group

Kickoff Meeting on Wasan Island

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?

01Oct 2015 Valle del Bravo
Valle del Bravo

2nd Global Social Intrapreneurship Summit

Growing a Global Network for Change

13Nov 2015 Berlin
Berlin

1st Berlin Global Forum

Limited Resources – Unlimited Opportunities