Cartoon #3: there is no AWAY ….

Human kind has made it to the moon. If you are up there and look down to earth you start to understand that the “away” in throwing it away” is not real. Everyhing stays within the biosphere and is accumulated somehwere. Austria has created an incredible(?) system in which garbage, after we bring it to Read More …

Paper Commentator Micro Finance Summit Nepal 2017

From 15. – 17.3.2017 organized the Centre for Microfinance Nepal (CMF) the 4th Micro Finance Summit in Nepal. More that 800 representatives from Micro Finance Institutions and cooperatives gathered in Hotel Yak & Yeti to discuss the current status and future of Micro Finance in Nepal. I had the pleasure of being invited as a Read More …

A Brief Institutional Analysis on Social Businesses as Option for Start-Ups in Nepal

This paper has been presented during Nepal’s firs international conference on Social Entrepreneurship, which has happend in Nepal in July 2016. The paper is based on some small grass-roots analysis I’ve been conducting in Summer 2015. It shows that almost half of the analysied social busines are employment oriented: The paper concludes, that even though Read More …

Vortrag an der Universität Graz

Am 4. Oktober habe ich in Graz einen Vortrag zum Thema: “Nepal: Zwischen Nachhaltigkeit und Jugendarbeit in der Erwachsenenbildung” gegeben. Ziel des Vortrages war es den interessierten Zuhörern und Zuhörerinnen einerseits einen etwas anderen Überblick über die aktuelle Situation im Land zu geben und andererseits die Aktivitäten der VHS Bhaktapur sowie von Career Disha Nepal Read More …

Speaker at a seminar on the topic of social responsibility of SMEs in developing countries

This June, I had the honor to be one of the speakers during a seminar series organized by the Middlesex University. The fifth seminar of this series with the topic “ (Small) Social Enterprises and CSR in emerging/developing countries“ was held in Royal Holloway University southwest of London. Being one out of two practitioners I Read More …

New Challenge: Social Business in Nepal

Sponantously i decided to join the Global Social Business Summit which took place in Kuala Lumpur in the first week of November 2013. There I also met philantropist Mr. Binod K. Chaudhary, the first Billionair of Nepal In December 2012 the Chaudhary foundation decided to join hands with Prof. Mohammed Yunus and promote Social Business Read More …