Business

Germany is the world’s fourth-largest economy, highly innovative and has a strong focus on exports. The future lies in Industry 4.0.

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Tomato harvest thanks to solar energy

Over 70% of the population of Benin live from agriculture. Renewable energies – introduced with support from Germany – increase the harvest and make work easier.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

We work differently!

The pandemic has massively accelerated the transformation of the world of work. Where is this leading? What will the future of work be like?
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Innovative and globally networked

Whether airbag or MP3 format, quantum computing or green hydrogen, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has been world famous for decades when it comes to research and innovation in key technologies.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

The meaning of work

The future of work: read here how Anke Pavlicek rediscovered meaning in her work for Alnatura, the organic food retailer.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Job sharing at the top

The future of work: find out here why Janina Marks and Michael Hedinger share a management position at logistics group DB Schenker.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

New work worldwide

The future of work: find out here how Anna and Nils Schnell discovered New Work and why they are now pursuing modern ways of working around the world.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Brave new world of work

The concept of New Work stems from the German-American social philosopher Frithjof Bergmann, who wanted to develop a counter model to socialism and capitalism in the 1980s. An essay by Markus Väth, a pioneer of today’s New Work movement, on the idea and its impacts.
TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NEW WAYS OF WORKING

“The transformation has begun”

Reconciling prosperity and climate action is the goal of the German government. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, discusses in an interview what this will mean for the population.
Topic of the week: IPCC and Germany

A potential game changer

Solar tiles, green hydrogen, nuclear fusion: If you want to talk about the future, you need to know these technologies.
Asia

Air taxi!

The German firm Volocopter plans to deploy an initial fleet of ten to 20 electric air taxis in Singapore by 2024.
Topic of the week: Migration and entrepreneurship

Making it to the top

Successful careers in Germany: we introduce you to men and women who have pursued and achieved their goals here.