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Entrepreneurship

The Next BIG Thing

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.

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Bottom-Up Experts

Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.

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The Future Protein?

Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.

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The Limits of Corporate Responsibility

Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?

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Leaving the Niche

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.

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A Call for Guidelines

While in the past most companies were lobbying against any state regulations, the mind-set has changed. CSR departments demand for stronger policies.

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With a Smartphone Through Africa

Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.

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Who Is the Social Entrepreneur?

A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?

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Baladini – Slow Food for Everyone

Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.

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21 Years Later

Lima, Peru’s vibrant capital has to cope with chaotic public transportation. Reforms are caught between corruption and opportunism - but progress is made.

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"Sustainability Does Not Cost More"

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.

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Technology in Africa: Set to Change the World

Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.

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