South-South cooperation thrives, but efforts remain fragmented. International institutions need to adjust to the reality of a new distribution of power.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?
Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.
Governments are no longer the ones who rule the world, the power shifted to global megacorporations.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.
What we need to prevent financial crises is an entirely new operating system: a new exchange system.
Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
Young people struggle to make a living in the digital economies – two stories from Abidjan and Berlin
Why are social entrepreneurs so important?
Thanks to a young entrepreneur, Swedish companies finally start employing immigrant workers.
Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?
While in the past most companies were lobbying against any state regulations, the mind-set has changed. CSR departments demand for stronger policies.
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.
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.
Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?
Though mobility is often associated with young people, there are plenty of examples of seniors still working abroad. Their expertise is desperately needed.
A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?
Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.
Transition Network aims at the mind sets of developed countries - seeking to transform the affluent Western way of life.
Interview with Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the situation of labour rights worldwide.
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!
A Dutch company is taking the first steps towards a fairer mobile phone.