Fight against forgetting with ichó

Behind founders’ ideas are often personal stories. And so it is with the ichó team: Three young students are developing a therapeutic sphere, to help their dementia-stricken grandparents. Haniel and the Social Impact Lab are supporting them in their efforts

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The Haniel family – behind the scenes

For more than 260 years, the Haniel company has been wholly owned by the Haniel family, which now has about 1.400 members. Here, three of them take a look at the family and the company

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Done right

In October 2017, Haniel bought the company Rovema, which manufactures packaging machines. It’s a conscious investment in a new industry and a smaller company. Rovema CEO Thomas Becker and Dr Michael Reuter, who acts as a “liaison officer” at Haniel, talk about the goals and opportunities

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Good Outlook

Behind the company building, near Ålesund, Norway, is the sea; in front of it, snow-capped mountains rise into the sky. Optimar, the new company in the Haniel portfolio, has a lot to look out on – and a lot to look forward to

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In Limbo

Rare diseases are mysterious. Their causes are found in the genes. Doctors have no effective way to treat most of these diseases. Those afflicted and their families are often left to fend for themselves

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So, tell me…

What is family today, and what will become of it? In conversation: the entrepreneur and psychologist Ines Imdahl, the activist and writer Sarah Diehl and the historian and author Andreas Rödder

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Family bonds

Haniel employees and their families: how they live and work – and reconcile the two worlds

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