Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD talks about the possibilities to strategically design Africa’s future and the role agriculture will play in a transformation.
South-South cooperation thrives, but efforts remain fragmented. International institutions need to adjust to the reality of a new distribution of power.
Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?
The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.
Around the world, youth want to shape their own futures, but high unemployment is holding them back. Discontent can at times lead to revolution.
Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.
Internal migration is a driving force behind Bangladesh's economic growth but it has ambiguous consequences on the social level.
Why development aid should also target media and people working in the media
The microfinance customer: low income and rural
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
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.
Thanks to a young entrepreneur, Swedish companies finally start employing immigrant workers.
Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.
Young people struggle to make a living in the digital economies – two stories from Abidjan and Berlin
Basic Income Guarantees (BIG) were once laughed at as utopian. But they are already today changing the lives of millions worldwide – especially in the south.
While in the past most companies were lobbying against any state regulations, the mind-set has changed. CSR departments demand for stronger policies.
International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.
The Organization ChunriChoupaal does not accept the male bias of the tech industry. Neither in Europe nor in Pakistan
Why are social entrepreneurs so important?
In his documentary “La Buena Vida”, Jens Schanze depicts the Colombian Wayúus’ fight for their land against supranational energy corporations. A review.
Ecological economists are innovating new markets
What do you take responsibility for? DDD issue #15 will show you a variety of approaches to the topic of “responsibility”.
Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?
Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012
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?
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.
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.