The 1st Global Table Participants

Unusual Encounters, Fresh Inspiration

The 1st Global Table, which took place on July 17–20, 2014, in the Chinese city of Hangzhou marked the beginning of a new conference format More

1st BMW Foundation Global Table

"We want to foster and re-define the global dialogue with regard to the most important concerns of our era."

July 17-20, 2014, Hangzhou More

An Interview with Ma Jun

„Right now, there is a big momentum in China to clean up air, water and soil.“

China’s most high-profile environmental activist is a participant of the 1st BMW Foundation Global Table. More

Island Dialogues

Ukraine - A Test Case for European Foreign Policy?

28 Jul 2014, Munich More

Of Rubber Dinghys and Crowdgardening

Gingko Fellows Meet German Civil Society

27 fellows from the Chinese Narada Foundation visit Germany More
16 Jul

On our Global Table topic: Containing the Resource Crisis by @alitovsky via @ProSyn project-syndicate.org/commentary/ale...

16 Jul

Exciting 2 days with @LizHamburg @taprootfound in Berlin and decision to continue cooperation on . pic.twitter.com/hCyY2h0QmC

08 Jul

Doing good or doing money? @LizHamburg, CEO @taprootfound, and @claudialeissner chat at @RainmakingLoft in Berlin
bmw-stiftung.de/en/dates-event...

08 Jul

RT @AWEX_ASEAN: Michael Schaefer, Chairman of Board @bmwstiftung "Moving business from Global to Bilateral, Regional" pic.twitter.com/Ei0OjPBHW1

16 Jul

On our Global Table topic: Containing the Resource Crisis by @alitovsky via @ProSyn project-syndicate.org/commentary/ale...

16 Jul

Exciting 2 days with @LizHamburg @taprootfound in Berlin and decision to continue cooperation on . pic.twitter.com/hCyY2h0QmC

08 Jul

Doing good or doing money? @LizHamburg, CEO @taprootfound, and @claudialeissner chat at @RainmakingLoft in Berlin
bmw-stiftung.de/en/dates-event...

08 Jul

RT @AWEX_ASEAN: Michael Schaefer, Chairman of Board @bmwstiftung "Moving business from Global to Bilateral, Regional" pic.twitter.com/Ei0OjPBHW1

08 Jul

RT @FriendsofEurope could be a framework to discuss how to develop together a new set of global rules argues Michael Schaefer, Chairman @bmwstiftung

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

26 Jun

13th Munich Economic Summit

"Free Trade and Prosperity"

03 Jun

First BMW Foundation Impact Session in Brazil

Responsible Leaders Support Sistema B

27 May

An Interview with Aaron Hurst

The Rise of the Purpose Economy

21 May

An Interview with Stephen Huddart and Tim Draimin

Canada's Social Innovation Story

15 May

An Interview with Michael Schaefer

"We provide new rooms where ideas sprout wings"



The 1st Global Table Participants

Unusual Encounters, Fresh Inspiration

21 Jul 2014 | BMW Foundation | Resources and Security

The 1st Global Table, which took place on July 17–20, 2014, in the Chinese city of Hangzhou marked the beginning of a new conference format of the BMW Foundation. The focus is on the participants – personalities from around the world with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.  Read more


An Interview with Ma Jun

Fresh Hope in the Chinese Fight Against Pollution

21 Jul 2014 | BMW Foundation | Resources and Security

Ma Jun is China’s most high-profile environmental activist. He believes that the time has never been better to fight environmental destruction. He has just participated in the 1st BMW Foundation Global Table in Hangzhou.   Read more


Back to Nature

Where China Goes Green

17 Jul 2014 | BMW Foundation | Resources and Security

When it comes to Chinese hotels, travelers generally think of concrete towers, fully air-conditioned rooms, and meeting rooms without natural daylight. It can be done differently, however. Starting today, the 1st Global Table on resources and security is meeting in a Hangzhou hotel that adheres to the strictest sustainability standards.  Read more



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Global Capacity Building Initiative

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EVPA Training Academy

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