It is a very gratifying task to serve on the jury of the Ökofilmtour (“eco film tour”) festival for films about nature and the environment.
Michael Otto did not want a big party for his 75th birthday. What he did want to do was talk about the issues that are important to him. That’s why the CEO of the Otto Group, Alexander Birken, used the occasion to organize a symposium entitled “future values”.
“Nothing is finished” – that’s the motto under which Klaus Staeck invited guests to celebrate his 80th birthday at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin. More precisely it was the Social Democratic Party’s executive, who organised the evening in Staeck’s honour.
One of my long-time companions, Helge Wendenburg, is retiring. Most recently, he was the director of the Department of Water Resource Protection at the German Federal Environment Ministry.
One of the guests at the 2014 Cradle to Cradle congress in Lueneburg was the German adventurer and human rights activist Rüdiger Nehberg. With his open and humorous temperament he proved that he knows how to inspire people.