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Grand Transitions

Explaining the world

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
Vaclav Smil shows how mankind made the transition from traditional agricultural societies to modern civilization.

Fact check sustainability

Faithful to the facts

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The physicist Thomas Unnerstall formulates a list of priorities in terms of sustainability.

The Spirit of Green

Green in spirit

Issue 91 - summer 2021
William D. Nordhaus shows how one can best meet global challenges with “green thinking”.

Planet Palm

Fatal fat

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Jocelyn C. Zuckerman describes in a short and interesting way how palm oil became the most widely used vegetable oil on earth.

The Asian Aspiration

Asia as a model

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
This book is an appeal to African leaders to emulate the successful Asian development path.

Africa First!

Agenda for Africa

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
In their new book, the authors outline an agenda for sustainable economic development in Africa.

Unlocking Africa's business potential

Africa on the radar

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
In his book, Landry Signé promotes the economic opportunities on the African continent, which far too many international companies still do not ...

Unknown land

view from above

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Whether coronavirus, rising sea levels, inequality, population growth or migration - the world today faces a multitude of challenges. Ian Golding and Robert ...

CSR and climate change

Climate opportunities

Issue 87 - summer 2020
What risks do companies face due to climate change and what potential could arise from a company's perspective through climate-friendly transformation? Andrea Sihn-Weber, Managing Director ...

How Innovation Works

Innovation moves

Issue 87 - summer 2020
According to Matt Ridley, an innovation is much more than just a new invention. Innovation is the transformation of inventions into things that humans ...