From scholarship to social entrepreneur

Video interview with Iris Braun: as a scholarship recipient, she was supported by the Haniel Foundation. Today, she heads the Product and Social Projects division at share

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Will Haniel do anything that offers a profit?

Returns and social responsibility – how does the long-established company Haniel maintain this balance? By Stephan Gemkow

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My, how you have grown!

The call for a social market economy seems powerless in the context of digitalisation. But it doesn't have to be

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Does fair trade work?

Upholding humane standards is perfectly natural for the Haniel company CWS-boco, but what does Fairtrade actually mean?

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Are family entrepreneurs the better capitalists?

Counter question: Is the liver more important than the lungs? A guest essay by Prof. Harold James

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Who creates prosperity – the state or business?

The state is expected to sort things out, but that is the wrong approach. Only capitalism leads to prosperity

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Do we have to package everything?

Growth creates prosperity, but the price we pay for this is high. Is it too high? The most important arguments for and against growth

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Pffft… Is the growth running out of air?

Growth creates prosperity, but the price we pay for this is high. Is it too high? The most important arguments for and against growth

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Do we have to change ourselves, Maja Göpel?

Learn to love change! This is the thesis of transformation researcher Maja Göpel. In an interview she explains why

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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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