- Business & Work-What if a climate action initiative were as popular as Uber? Imagine if for every apartment on Airbnb, the equivalent area of rainforest were restored. As daily habits, interactions and activities increasingly move online, tech companies have an unprecedented opportunity to harness the power of the global community and turn one of the most profitable, fast growing and global industries into the driving force behind accelerating climate action.
We are very happy to announce our collaboration with Reworks Agora! Together, we’ll be co-curating a panel at re:publica Thessaloniki from 11 to 13 September, as well as offering you the chance to attend both conferences with a nice price combo ticket.
As usual, the three days of re:publica have gone by too fast. What also remains, as usual, are the memories of faces and discussions, lectures and encounters – and, the certainty that we will meet again on the web. A guest contribution by Mircosoft Germany.
Digitalization is playing an important role in our business and personal everyday life. In order to further this exchange within the organization, GIZ has conducted an internal competition – and six ideas have been developed.
For the first time our partner degewo will be part of this year’s 11th re:publica with a special project - the "degewo Innovation Award: Smart Up the City 2017". It is a competition for new technologies, services and business models around the real estate sector and aims at founders and startups. Everyone who is interested is invited to the launch event on May 9th.
This year, the federal state representation of Saarland (Landesvertretung Saarland), is taking part for the second time is a partner and hosts a talk in the White Room at the Station Berlin. Before the closing event, we will talk with State Secretary Jürgen Lennartz, Head of the State Chancellery and delegate to the Federation of Berlin and Uwe Conradt, Director of the regional media authority in Saarland (Landesmedienanstalt Saarland) and Managing Director of Saarland Medien GmbH.