Where do economic incentives end and where do tax evasions begin? Prof. Hennig Kloth expresses his opinion on the EU vs. Apple case, involving 13bn Euro in taxes to be paid back.
The G7 leaders proclaimed that global growth in the world economy is essential. Yet, it is emerging countries like China that have an enormous influence on this growth. In our interview with Rolf J. Langhammer, we learnd that China needs to solve some crucial problems in order to lead the emerging countries to a smarter growth.
Whenever there is a crisis, somebody gets to be blamed. The steel industry in Europe is in a crisis, and so China and its export of cheap steel is blamed for that. But there is more to it as we found out in our interview with Rolf J. Langhammer.
In South Africa, one industry has become an unprecedented example of a circular economy: The tyre industry of the country takes responsibility for their products and the environment – with great success as Hermann Erdmann, CEO of REDISA, explains in his guest post.
China’s economy has slowed down in recent years and the people of China got stuck in a middle-income trap. What does this exactly mean and how could this problem be solved? We asked our China expert Prof. Rolf J. Langhammer to find answers to those questions.
“[Our] structural waste is indicative of a system that has lost sight of resources as a means of wealth creation,” claims Dr. Martin Stuchtey. In his solution from the GES 2015 , he lays out several critical levers to move the current economy towards a more circular one.