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We want to be part of the solution for the pressing issues of the future. In a dialogue with experts we discuss current challenges – and present pioneering projects and initiatives.

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Digital Disruption

The hidden impact

Explore the dossier Cash, card, crypto: how the way you pay will affect your life

The trend has gained considerable momentum recently: last year saw the largest ever number of digital payments. The volume of cash that changed hands declined by one third instead. What’s coming next?

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Responsible Growth

The power of blue

Explore the dossier Will greater investment in water resources make for a more sustainable future?

Water is essential for life and indispensable for our economies. This is the cue for banks to add more of the essential blue to their green mix. What needs to be done?

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Entrepreneurial Success

Reset, please!

Explore the dossier How can companies and decision-makers reset for growth beyond coronavirus?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard. At the same time, it is opening new doors for entrepreneurs. What key factors are now important for them?

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Responsible Growth

New Paths

Explore the dossier Will Covid-19 be an opportunity or threat to sustainable development?

The coronavirus pandemic is more than a health crisis. It also shapes the discussion about sustainability. Is there an opportunity in this? Which responsibilities companies and banks now have to face.

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Digital Disruption

Coopetition

Explore the dossier Banks or fintechs: who will be shaping the future of the financial industry?

After the financial crisis of 2008, fintechs experienced a boom and challenged traditional financial institutions in their established business areas. Is that still the case today?

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Responsible Growth | Story

Water for 400.000 people Ghana: investing in water to boost prosperity

The dilapidated water supply in Ghana’s Volta Delta is thwarting the economy of the region. How a major, multi-million dollar water infrastructure development project will help businesses grow.

Water for 400.000 people Water for 400.000 people

Digital Disruption | Opinion

Bitcoin = digital gold? „I could potentially see Bitcoin become the 21st century gold“

Crypto-currencies are too important to ignore. Deutsche Bank Analyst Marion Laboure tells us how digital currencies will shape the future of payments.

Bitcoin = digital gold? Bitcoin = digital gold?

Entrepreneurial Success | Opinion

Is there an opportunity in it? The willingness to change has increased enormously

Scarce liquidity, collapsed supply chains, austerity measures... nevertheless, economist Dietmar Grichnik is sure that times of crisis are times of entrepreneurship

Is there an opportunity in it? Is there an opportunity in it?
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