3rd Annual Conference held in Hyderabad

Our 3rd Annual Conference took place on 13 October 2023. It’s overarching topic was manufacturing under the theme „Rethinking Manufacturing in India and Germany: Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Growth“. Bringing the Annual Conference to India It was a first for us: after two instalments that we ran at Frankfurt School in Germany, we now … Read more

Think20: Advising the Leaders of the G20

Late last year, when India took over the presidency of the G20 group of nations, I had the honor of being appointed Co-Chair of one of the Think20 task forces, namely the one dealing with Purpose & Performance: Reassessing the Global Financial Order. T20, or Think20, is one of the G20 engagement groups. It consists … Read more

Financing Climate Change: Panel at the Global Solutions Summit

This year, I have the honor of co-chairing the Think20 Task Force on “Purpose & Performance: Reassessing the Global Financial Order” during India’s presidency of the G20. As part of this process, I was recently invited with fellow Co-Chair Hans Peter Lankes from the London School of Economics to organize a panel at the Global Solutions Summit on “Making Global Finance Fit for the Climate and Development Challenge”.

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A changing global landscape: Three observations from the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi

I recently attended the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, one of the world’s leading conferences on geopolitics and geoeconomics, organized by the Observer Research Foundation under its president Samir Saran. This year’s participants were of exceptionally high caliber, given that it coincided with the G20 Foreign Minister meeting, which took place in the same venue, New Delhi’s iconic Taj Palace hotel.

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Why the future belongs to Indo-German business ties

India and Germany have a tradition of trade and business. During the last several years, India has become one of the most important trading partners for Germany. Germany is India’s biggest trading partner in Europe and among the top ten worldwide. Trade relations will only grow in importance in the future. There is also increased … Read more