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The Business of Changing the World

Transformation

Issue 82 - May | June 2019
The founder of the Devex platform Raj Kumar is considered one of the big voices of the international development community. In his new book he outlines how innovative companies, ...

The paradox of prosperity

Create markets

Issue 86 - spring 2020
At the beginning of 2020, the renowned Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen died who, as a pioneer in innovation management, shaped the concept of "disruptive innovation". In his last ...

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 moment of lift

Girl Power

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
With her foundation, Melinda and Bill Gates are among the largest private donors in the world. About her encounters and experiences in the context of her international ...

Plagues and the Paradox of Progress

(Un) healthy world

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Covid-19 influences world events enormously. Thomas Bollyky, health expert at the ... explains how epidemics and parasites have plagued and shaped people and states in the past.

The Cost Benefit Revolution

Politics by numbers

Issue 77 - September I October 2018
Cass Sunstein, a law professor at Harvard and an adviser to the Obama administration, is considered one of the most prolific and most-cited lawyers in the US. In his latest book ...

Grand Transitions

Explaining the world

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

How I learned to understand the world

Lord of the facts

Issue 83 - September | October 2019
The physician Hans Rosling was among others for his bestseller "Factfulness", which pleads in times of fake news and hysteria for a fact-based worldview, ...

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 ...

Another capitalism is feasible

Schedule change

Issue 79 - January I February 2019
In his new book, microcredit inventor Muhammed Yunus outlines a "roadmap for a better future" based on social business. Their inventive spirit is for ...