Working in Myanmar’s garment industry is rarely any better than in neighboring countries. Exploitation is wide spread. But unions are fighting for change.
What sounds like a simple financial deal between two private companies could pave the way for stronger internet control in China.
Why development aid should also target media and people working in the media
Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
Around the world, youth want to shape their own futures, but high unemployment is holding them back. Discontent can at times lead to revolution.
Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries
Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.
Migrants often send back money to their families. Laura Thompson explains the possibilities and limitations of remittances as a tool for development.
What we need to prevent financial crises is an entirely new operating system: a new exchange system.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
Small investment groups called chamas are a big phenomenon in Kenya. People join to purchase land, start a business, or even to buy their Friday night beers.
Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.
The Organization ChunriChoupaal does not accept the male bias of the tech industry. Neither in Europe nor in Pakistan
VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.
It looks like a plastic bag but it is in fact a high-tech toilet: the Peepoo
Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?
International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.
Why are social entrepreneurs so important?
Young people struggle to make a living in the digital economies – two stories from Abidjan and Berlin
Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.
Though mobility is often associated with young people, there are plenty of examples of seniors still working abroad. Their expertise is desperately needed.
Opening remarks by the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr Gerd Müller.
Two root causes of the global food crisis are the corporate domination of the food supply and the systemic destruction of local food systems. We need a fundamental change.
In some parts of Europe, garment workers earn less than their Asian counterparts – even if they work for big brands
A Dutch company is taking the first steps towards a fairer mobile phone.
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!