Make It Grow – a project about cities, trees, climate change

What is MAKE IT GROW? MAKE IT GROW is a project about the importance of trees and green spaces  in cities. Being close to nature could make us more aware of nature and encourage us to choose sustainable lifestyles to protect our planet. MAKE IT GROW is a series of articles exploring why cities matter in…

Promoting Women Empowerment – That one thing that goes terribly wrong

I loved attending the herCareer conference in October 2017 in Munich. I love the fact that there is a conference dedicated to empowering women to pursue their careers. I loved that both men and women were representatives of big multinational corporations, universities, or their own businesses. More than flyers, pens, and cookies, they were handing…

Bottom-Up oder Top-Down? Wo beginnt Women Empowerment?

Dr. Eva Voß, Manager Diversity and Inclusiveness bei EY (Ernst & Young) spricht über die Vision, „a better working world“ Realität werden zu lassen und gibt Antworten darauf, wie nicht nur kleinere Unternehmen, sondern jeder Einzelne einen Beitrag für Chancengleichheit leisten kann. Was ist die Vision von EY in Bezug auf Women Empowerment? EY will über…

Gender Equality – What (Wo)Men Can Do

We start this week after a weekend filled with marching for, amongst other things, ending gender discrimination. I didn’t march, physically, since I am more than a 1000 miles away from the Women’s March closest to me. Yet, there are many ways we can march for the empowerment of women – beginning with the way…

ZeroWaste – BastaBasura. Es una decisión, no una legislación.

Siendo alemana, una de las frases que más escucho en el extranjero, es: “Y en Alemania, todo está tan desarrollado, y separan basura, y saben cómo reciclar y … “. Sí y no. Desarrollar una consciencia … Sí, se separa la basura porque no hay otra forma de tirarla. Es algo que aprendemos desde chiquitos…

Daily sustainable decisions – the story of homemade almond milk

There are many reasons to avoid dairy. For some it might be due to an allergy, some  prefer the taste of milk alternatives, and others might just be curious. For me, it is both the taste, curiosity, and mostly, the attempt to live more sustainably. I have talked about how we can all take more…