INDUSTRY 4.0

Drones, robots and intelligent machines: Industry 4.0 stands for the digital transformation of industrial production.
We show how companies with modern technologies improve their products while protecting the environment.

Top CSR trends for sustainable corporate development

In 2020, too, the CSR trends will be towards ethics and sustainability. We show which trends will determine the corporate culture of the future

Cradle to Cradle founder Braungart on products without a guilty conscience

Cradle to Cradle calls for a revolutionary innovation in our products in terms of design, production, use and return. The result is a world without rubbish. Interview with Prof. Dr Michael Braungart

This is how a natural nail polish works with organic nail polish

What pollutants are hidden in conventional nail polish, what is behind the free label and what are the most beautiful brands for natural nail polish?

Fight against electronic waste: EU wants to extend the right to repair

Repair instead of throwing away. Due to the huge amount of electronic waste, the EU is now advocating extended repair rights for mobile devices

Corporate Social Responsibility: Top Sustainable Companies 2020

Again this year, companies worldwide were ranked in terms of their CSR. Denmark leads the field of sustainable business practices in the CSR Ranking 2020

Augmented Reality: Window shopping at home

Digital fashion shopping - the search for the perfect outfit becomes virtual with the help of augmented reality

Design Studio Mandalaki on Innovation, Digitalization & Tradition as Heritage

Whether concept car made of 80% recycled plastic or a micro-home, the Milan design studio Mandalaki is on the pulse of the times

James Oag-Cooper on innovation in the food industry

In dialogue with the co-founder of Hyke Gin - how innovation and creativity revolutionize the beverage industry.

Vanessa Yuan & Joris Vanbriel on designer furniture for children

In dialogue with the founders of EcoBirdy about recycling discarded plastic toys and colorful designer furniture for children

Greentech homes: The kitchen of the future changes our food culture through innovation

Technology and innovation have changed our food culture. Now the evolution of food is about to reach a new milestone, bringing new intelligent approaches to the table, thereby upgrading our greentech homes.

Felix Sühlmann-Faul on the future of sustainable digitalization

Felix Sühlmann-Faul, Advisor to the German Sustainability Award, explains what sustainable future digitalization can look like and what the risks are.

Bill Gates - MIT's pioneering technologies in 2019

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the first guest author to compile the MIT list of breakthrough innovations for 2019. That is how they could change our lives.

Electromobility - A look behind the scenes

The market for electric mobility has grown rapidly, with around 2,1 million cars sold in 2018.What are the drivers and how green are e-cars really?

Smart farming: drones & robots in the countryside

Agriculture is a leader in digitization. Agriculture 4.0 and Smart Farming are the headlines of modern data-driven concepts.

Global warming and future targets

Climate-related risks depend on the speed of future warming. An increase to 2,0 degrees leads to significant changes, according to the IPCC.

Welcome to ... Industry 4.0

Augmented reality and robots are examples of the progress of Industry 4.0. This is because it involves the comprehensive digitization of industrial production - an effective measure for armament for the future. You can find out here which projects, innovations and technologies are part of Industry 4.0 and how they shape and define upcoming times.


Nice shopping with AR

Modern companies use modern technologies to improve the efficiency of their production methods and the quality of their products. Services such as augmented reality, which improve the customer journey offline and online, are also measures of the future Industry 4.0 project. A positive side effect: Through communication and cooperation between people and machines, important actions regarding environmental protection can be implemented.


Industry 4.0: quantum leap into the green future

The entire value chain is optimized by increasing the efficiency of Industry 4.0. The result: more environmental protection along all phases of the life cycle of products and services in Industry 4.0. From the idea to the development, manufacture, use and recycling. We show which companies are already part of Industry 4.0 and which commitments, projects and trends distinguish them.