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Darauf liegt der Fokus des Bachelorstudiengangs B. Immer mehr Unternehmen sehen ihre Wachstumschancen im Ausland und richten sich in einer globalisierten Wirtschaftswelt international aus. In unserer weltweit vernetzten Wirtschaft bestimmen Innovationen zunehmend den Wettbewerb und somit auch den Unternehmenserfolg. Marken und Kundenbeziehungen strategisch aufbauen und diese erfolgreich am Markt zu platzieren, das sind zentrale Aufgaben eines Crossmedia-Managers. Die betriebswirtschaftliche, arbeitsmarktpolitische, soziale und personelle Bedeutung von betriebs- und kommunikationspsychologischen Arbeits- und Berufsfeldern hat in den vergangenen 20 Jahren stark zugenommen: Warum sind Menschen wie sie sind und warum verhalten sie sich so?

Faule Grube Rostock Fon: Das Handlungskonzept des Case Management gewinnt immer mehr an Bedeutung. Integration ist zu einem wichtigen Zukunftsthema geworden und braucht ein gesellschaftliches Miteinander. Durch die schnelle Digitalisierung werden diverse Gesellschafts- und Lebensbereiche zur Herausforderung. Merk hold a presentation about FHM , Dual and tripple Programs, vocational training, study programs and etc and then after negotiations they signed a Letter of Intent between FHM and UAST in the possible areas of cooperation in terms of the following matters: The exchange of students and academic staff Establishment of short and long term educational program in dual system, VET and applied science programs in industry, agriculture, management and social sciences and culture and art, Establishment of joint educations centers in Iran and overseas, Organization of some workshops and conferences on dual system, VET and applied science programs, and internationalization, Joint supervision of applied research programs on dual system, VET and applied science programs, Establishment of technology parks, incubators and knowledge-based companies, Joint publication, Training for trainers Establishment of some professional competency centers and standard development, Accreditation programs.

Kontakt Studienfinder Bewerben Trainex. Global dietary patterns and the responsibility of food industries. The comment responds to a commentary accompanying the Tilman and Clark article on how diet links environmental and human health Tilman and Clark in Nature , , Stehfest in Nature , These case studies serve to illustrate a broader analysis of patterns in the global biomass trade.

Author Andreas Mayer from SEC commented that "The current expansion of agricultural lands in the global South puts massive pressure on local populations that are often threated with losing their livelihoods. This report aims to reveal the biophysical conditions and structural drivers of these conflicts and thus to identify conflict potentials that result from the dominant model of industrialized agricultural production". Which Came First, People or Pollution? Its vision is of a knowledge-based Europe turning to green growth via innovation, which presents opportunities for the agricultural and forest-based sectors.

Sustainable production of renewable resources will be needed, with the conversion of these resources and waste streams into value added products, such as food, feed, bio-based products and bioenergy. Even though we currently lack a transparent and common understanding of the definition of a bioeconomy, we require improved tools and assessment methodologies to ensure that this intensified use of renewable biological resources is done sustainably. A Visual History Approach to the Environmental History of the Alps Originally developed as a means of everyday communication, postcards were used by tourists to send holiday greetings to the significant others at home.

Starting point of this project is John Urry's notion of commercial photography as "desire-producing knowledge-machine". The photographer created a stereotype of Alpine winter sport landscapes by selecting what was worth seeing and not worthy of being seen. The studied landscape stereotypes refer to a desirable relationship between environment and society.

While they were constructed by few photographers, countless peoples' choices were influenced by them. The project is financed by the Vorarlberger Landesregierung Provincial government of the province Vorarlberg, Austria. MISO - A model of material stocks and flows in the global metabolic transition Understanding global patterns and trajectories of socio-economic metabolism is of key importance to develop effective policies to reduce society's resource demand and for the transition towards a more sustainable industrial metabolism.

This project develops a dynamic integrated model of material inputs, stocks and outputs MISO. Using an existing database of global material use we provide a comprehensive estimate of historic stocks and stock related flows and calculate resource use scenarios for In its retrospective part, the project investigates the evolution of global socio-economic material stocks and flows since , applying a dynamic top-down modelling approach and taking uncertainties into account.

The results serve as basis for an analysis of global patterns of stocks and flows and their development during the metabolic transition. In the prospective part of the project we use the developed model and the insights from the analysis of historical stock-flow dynamics to calculate scenarios for the future development of material demand, stocks and waste production.

This yields insights how changes in inflows, in average lifetimes of stocks and in recycling rates interact and how they determine future demand for virgin materials and waste production. The outcomes of the project contribute to the advancement of the understanding of the ongoing metabolic transition. They provide new insights into potentials and limitations for a circular economy of high significance for sustainability science and policy makers.

Climate change will not only alter the pool of plant and animal species capable of thriving in a specific area, it will also force land owners to re-consider their land use decisions. Such changes in land-use practices may have major additional effects on local and regional species composition and abundance.

The LUBIO project focuses on the anticipated systemic feedbacks between climate change, land owner's decisions on land use, land-use change, and changes in biodiversity patterns during the coming decades in a regional context which integrates a broad range of land use practices and intensity gradients. An integrated socioecological model is designed and implemented, consisting of three principal components: This model is used to generate scenarios of future land-use decisions of landowners under climate change and, eventually, the combined effects of climate and land use changes on biodiversity.

Model development of the ABM is supported by a participatory process intended to collect regional and expert knowledge through a series of expert interviews, a series of transdisciplinary participatory modelling workshops, and a questionnaire-based survey targeted at regional farmers. Carbon Stubaital - Climate extremes and land-use change: It is expected that in the coming decades the return intervals and severities of extreme droughts will increase substantially and may result in the passing of thresholds of ecosystem functioning, potentially causing legacy effects, which are so far poorly understood.

Observational evidence suggests that different land cover types forest, grassland are differently influenced by extreme drought, but there is a lack of knowledge whether and how future, increasingly severe climate extremes will affect their concurrent and lagged responses, as well as land-use decisions determining future shifts in land cover. In the proposed project we aim to understand how extreme summer drought affects carbon and water dynamics of mountain ecosystems under different land uses, and to analyse implications for ecosystem service provisioning.

Overall, we hypothesize that land-use change alters the effects of extreme summer drought on ecosystem processes and the related services. The proposed study will be located at the LTSER long term socio-ecological research site Stubai Valley, building on and integrating results from previous and ongoing national and European project. It will thus provide a profound baseline for understanding drought responses and legacy effects on biogeochemical processes in mountain ecosystems and the consequences for land-use decisions and ecosystem service provisioning. BACI - Detecting changes in essential ecosystem and biodiversity properties - towards a Biosphere Atmosphere Change Index The alarming rate of biodiversity loss and ecosystem transitions make it clear that new strategies are required to sustain functioning of the coupled ecological-societal system.

Existing space data archives and data streams from the ESA Sentinels, offer unprecedented opportunities to provide rapid, high quality indicators necessary for informed management of key ecosystem services. Yet, it remains largely unclear how space and ground-based observations can be optimally integrated to generate products required by end user communities Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, By fusing extensive expertise on optical and radar remote sensing, ground data on ecosystem state and function, "big data" scientists, and active participation of user groups, BACI will advance this integration.

BACI will translate space data to new variables not directly observable from space that encode ecosystem functional properties and status metrics. This will empower concepts of "essential biodiversity variables". Advanced machine learning methods will be employed to reveal new and fundamental relationships between space observations and ecosystem status. BACI will incorporate a wide range of original data and downstream data products specifically targeting needs for early-warning systems, including a novel "Biosphere-Atmosphere Change Index".

We will prioritize selected key European and African regions now undergoing massive societal-ecological transformations, offering perspective towards operational assessments. Overall, BACI will advance usage of European space data to monitor relevant vegetation traits, status, and ecosystem functioning. By capitalizing on existing datasets, we will prototype new algorithms to rapidly implement these metrics and thus space-to-ground integration of the new ESA Sentinels. ClimBHealth - Climate and health co-benefits from changes in urban mobility and diet: The project focuses on changes in urban mobility and diet in Austria, two areas highly relevant for both climate and health.

The study integrates climate, health and economic effects to assess their combined efficiency of selected climate mitigation measures. Basically, both areas follow the same methodological approach: After the definition of baseline and measures potential climate effects in terms of potential reductions in GHG emissions and potential health effects in terms of reduction of "disability adjusted life years" DALYs of the selected measures are estimated. The results are used for the economic assessment of the question to what extent costs of climate mitigation measures of the two focal areas could be offset by costs saved via health e.

In this way, we will assess the net cost effects of climate mitigation measures for the public budget. Finally the project aims for an integrated assessment that summarizes climate, health and economic effects in both quantitative and qualitative terms. The project aims at fostering decision making and social acceptance.

Sustainable Care - Nursing students explore potentials for Sustainable Care In the light of the demographic transition and ever-scarcer resources, the question of how the care of vulnerable persons is and should be organized in the future is becoming an increasingly pressing societal challenge. Against this background, the project deals with potentials for sustainable care in hospitals.

The project promotes an approach of care with respect and dignity of patients - particularly of older, seriously ill, and dying patients as well as people with dementia. Furthermore the project's approach addresses the responsible handling of ecological, social and financial resources in hospitals. We thus combine two approaches from two separate fields of research: Palliative Care and socioecological sustainability research.

The project aims at contributing to a greater awareness of future actors of the health care system for the possibilities and conditions of a "caring society". To face these challenges the project team is supported by an interdisciplinary scientific advisory board and by accompanying research. The project is carried out with both classes of the same grade more than 50 nursing students as school-autonomous special focus of this year group. It is thus completely integrated in teaching and interdisciplinary in character. The collaboration with the students will start in January with an initial workshop in the school.

The global biomass robbery grain. Februar , Seite 5. Die Furche 6, 5. Februar , Seite 4 http: Klimawandel greift tief in Wirtschaftsstrukturen ein Der Standard, Freitag, Dezember , Seite Astrid Kuffner Lernen aus der Vergangenheit. November , Seite Jochen Stadler Alternative Energien: Humbug oder Rettung der Welt? November , Seite http: Oktober , Seite The Research Training Group is based on the assumption that technology shapes spatial arrangements and creates conditions which influence sensory perception and bodily experience.

In turn, these human factors contribute to the spatial construction of technology. Shao Qing-long , PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Autonomous University Barcelona UAB , is trained in economics and now works in the field of Ecological Economics, whereas the main research interests are econometrics, material flows, and the relation between working time and economic recession. During his research stay at SEC, he would like to advance his work on Chinese material flows provincial- or municipal- level , by linking material flow analysis and econometrics.

Jana Krcmarova , PhD student in historical anthropology at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, works on traditional agricultural knowledge on agroforestry in the Czech Republic. During her stay, she will finalize her PhD project and work on a publication. Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: Global Change Biology - Bioenergy online first. Summary for Policy Makers, in: Mitigation of Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, pp. Distribution and Regulation in a Degrowth Perspective. Antipode - A Radical Journal of Geography 47, Food and feed supply and waste disposal in the industrialising city of Vienna Regional Environmental Change 15, Die landwirtschaftliche Produktion im Wiener Stadtgebiet um , in: Die Versorgung Wiens Material flows in an Austrian village in and Social Ecology Working Paper , How Circular is the Global Economy?

Journal of Industrial Ecology online first. Economic Evaluation of Climate Change Impacts: Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. Ecological Economics online first. Hinter uns die Industriegesellschaft. Wirtschaft und Umwelt 3, Human Appropriation of Net Primary Production: Patterns, Trends, and Planetary Boundaries.

Annual Review of Environment and Resources 39, Global human appropriation of net primary production for biomass consumption in the European Union, - La Revue Durable 53, Economy-wide Material Flow Accounting. Das Ende der Freiheit? Biophysische Probleme und gesellschaftliche Implikationen eines erneuerbaren Energiesystems, in: Patterns of global biomass trade - Implications for food sovereignty and socio-environmental conflicts 20, On the aftermath of the Greek government shift.

Cambio global, cambio local: Time, Labour and the Household: Measuring "Time Poverty" through a Gender Lens. Development in Practice 25, Consumption-based Material Flow Accounting: Austrian trade and consumption in raw material equivalents Journal of Industrial Ecology 18, Environmentally Extended Input-Output Analysis. The Preindustrial Danube as an Interdisciplinary Challenge. Die Verwandlung der Donau aus Sicht eines Umwelthistorikers, in: Landschaft - Fisch - Geschichte. Comment on "Global diets link environmental sustainability and human health" by David Tilman Michael Clark, Nature [online].

Designing trans-disciplinary projects for sustainable development, in: Environmental History of Soils, in: The Basic Environmental History. Kampf auf dem Wasser - Die Donau als Kriegsschauplatz, in: Zur Kulturgeschichte der Wildbach- und Lawinenverbauung, in: For free downloads of some of our current publications have a look at our publication download. Course information online Detailed information can be found on our website: Helmut Haberl acted as coordinating lead author for the chapter on climate-change mitigation and adaptation to climate change in agriculture, forestry, water management and biodiversity conservation; Veronika Gaube was lead author and Christoph Plutzar contributing author for the same chapter.

Willi Haas and Ulli Weisz were lead authors for chapter climate change in Austria and impacts on anthroposphere. After having worked in the Chemical Science Department in CNRS , she changed her research interests towards Environmental History in order to investigate environmental impacts of increasing industrialization and urbanization in France during the 19th and 20th centuries. Her research mainly focuses on environmental degradation and its perception and management by several actors e.

Currently, she works on the Seine river basin, in which she deals with water quality related to the anthropogenic influences. Over a period of seven years Raphael Barth has followed the fate of the Nicobarese in the wake of aid and development after the Tsunami. Approaching the 10th anniversary of the Tsunami, the film offers unique insights into the lost culture of the Nicobar Islands.

In never before seen images, Scientist Simron Jit Singh takes us onto an emotional journey with his video recordings of this mysterious ancient culture. Together with his friends, Journalist Denis Giles and Nicobari Prince Rasheed Yusuf, he is soon confronted with the suffocating pressure of aid and development. They decide to help in a different way: They raise their own money, they start their own aid organisation and they train their own activists from within the Nicobar Islands.

The final minute film version is now ready for launch to mark the 10th anniversary of the tsunami. Interdisciplinary research is important, but in order to find practicable solutions and a way to implement them partners from the relevant environment have to be involved. Each inter- and transdisciplinary team and project is confronted with the challenge to organise the research process in a way that ensures a good understanding as a fundament of cooperation.

Based on thirty years of experience the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies published a book which concentrates on research practices and reflects, how projects start, proceed and end - in short: The parallel between wild species and domesticated breeds was and is far from complete, however, and the combination of similarity and difference that made Darwin's juxtaposition of wild and domesticated animals both effective and ambiguous still persists.

Indeed, as human impact on the environment has become increasingly pervasive, the reciprocal resonance of these categories has intensified; the animal wild has become more appealing as it has become less available. And as the valence of wildness has altered, the stakes around its definition have increased, with implications for such varied enterprises as livestock breeding and environmental conservation. This talk will explore the shifting understandings of wildness in animals and the practices that these understandings have inspired and shaped over the past three centuries, as well as the shifts in societal values that have had important consequences for people, for other animals, and for the environments that we all inhabit.

In partnership with IDM, the permanent secretariat of the Danube Rector's Conference, the project engages in capacity building for inter- and transdisciplinary sustainability research in the Danube River Basin. Verena Winiwarter is Project Coordinator. In the context of these scenarios, we analyze trade-offs and synergies resulting from competing and cascading uses of biomass, in particular related to greenhouse gas emissions related to land use and its mitigation.

The societal dimension will be examined based on stakeholder interviews and a theoretical analysis of social and political implications of different transformation pathways. A scientific board of researchers from various disciplines who are currently working in the region is holding a series of workshops. In these workshops, researchers present their current activities and identify the actual state of work being carried out in the region.

This state of work is discussed in view of previous conceptual considerations on LTSER research in order to revise existing concepts and, based on an identification of current knowledge gaps, agree upon future research foci. Pasture Intensification The aim of the project is the assessment of output-intensification potentials for global pastures and meadows, e. The role of the Institute of Social Ecology is to develop and provide global, spatially explicit information that allows to identify and assess areas suitable for intensification, compute land productivity e.

The overall goal of the project is to improve the understanding of option spaces for future developments in the livestock sectors, with a particular focus on land use competition and food security at the global scale. Creating a Global MFA Database The purpose of this project is to form an international consortium of prime research institutes involved in establishing national material flow accounts with a global reach, to regularly report on material use and resource efficiency for the globe, for major world regions and for all countries, and to make data available online for academic researchers, government agencies and business leaders.

An information base will be established on the history and state of global material use for all major natural resources - biomass, fossil fuels, metal ores and industrial and construction minerals - with a particular level of detail for specific materials and a set of high level indicators for policy planning and policy evaluation.

The global material flow and resource productivity accounts will be institutionalized under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme UNEP , to ensure regular updates and reporting on global trends for natural resource use. We welcome Stefan Nirschl , who started on June 16th in our finance department. Thays Ricarte has complete an LL. M in Environmental Law and is currently a Ph. At our Institute, Thays pursues her interest in ecological economy, energy transition, energy democraticdeficit, social metabolism, the relation of energy poverty and natural resources, environmental justice with the focus of the institute.

His dissertation analyses recent historical trends in California's water footprint, including direct use of local resources as well as indirectly via consumption of traded products such as food and energy. He has published on sustainability issues around California's water footprint and more broadly on the topic of how embodied water in international trade relates to global water sustainability.

At SEC he plans to further develop analytical and theoretical tools relating his work to social metabolism and sustainability transition studies. She is working in crop production and carbon footprinting of major crops in Iran. Apart from agricultural production, Sara is going to examine the whole supply chain including processing, storage and retailer facilities and transport. SEC currently hosts two guest researchers from Nagoya University: Natsuko OKAZAKI develops a model of wood-biomass material flows in a Japanese region and investigates spatial patterns in carbon stocks in buildings and forest ecosystems.

He investigates land constraints associated with future food and biofuel demands in Eastern and South Eastern Asia. Dressel, Gert et al. Arnold, Markus and Schmid, Martin Science as Culture und Studium Integrale. Emissionsminderung und Anpassung an den Klimawandel. Co-benefits, trade-offs, barriers and policies for greenhouse gas mitigation in the agriculture, forestry and other land use sector. Global Change Biology 20 10 , pp. Safe and just operating spaces for regional social-ecological systems. Global Environmental Change 28 September , pp. Fischer-Kowalski, Marina and Haas, Willi Let's get to Work!

The Future of Labour in Europe. Centre for European Policy Studies, pp. Fischer-Kowalski, Marina and Wiedenhofer, Dominik An optimal policy mix for resource use. Accounting for the material stocks of nations. Journal of Industrial Ecology 18 3 , pp. Haas, Willi and Hellmer, Silvia Differenzen wahrnehmen und erfahren. Reconstructing historical changes of riverine fish: Typology of historical sources and the reconstruction of long-term historical changes of riverine fish: Jonas, Matthias, Ometto, J.

Overcoming the dilemma posed by local actions and planetary boundaries. Earth's Future 2 8 , pp. Krainer, Larissa and Smetschka, Barbara Krausmann, Fridolin, Richter, R. Resource use in small Island states: Material flows in Iceland and Trinidad and Tobago Journal of Industrial Ecology 18 2 , pp. Martinez-Alier, Joan, Anguelovski, I. Between activism and science: Journal of Political Ecology 21, pp. Tvedt, Terje and Oestigaard, Terie Eds. From Jericho to Cities in the Seas. A History of Urbanization and Water Systems. Tauris, A History of Water Series, pp.

Schaffartzik, Anke, Sachs, M. Knoll, Martin and Reith, Reinhold Eds. Forschung und Wissenschaft - Geschichte, Bd. Emerging megatrends and scenarios in the socio-ecological transitions. Patterns of change in material use and material efficiency in the successor states of the former Soviet Union. Ecological Economics September , pp. Winiwarter, Verena and Haidvogl, Gertrud Die Donau als Umwelt. Ein historischer Blick auf die Gegenwart.

Klima- und Energiefonds Ed. Von Ewigkeitslasten und Nebenwirkungen. Der Beitrag der Umweltgeschichte zu einer vorsorgenden Gesellschaft. Soziale Technik 03 , pp. Wege finden, beteiligt zu sein New curriculum The master program in Social Ecology has been established in and it has been a success in many respects. Student numbers have been growing rapidly in the last years with currently c. After almost a decade of experience with the initial curriculum, an evaluation of the program and new developments in the field of sustainability science, we have started a process to thoroughly revise and update the curriculum last year.

The new curriculum, which is in effect as of fall , emphasizes inter- and transdisciplinary methods and approaches even stronger, integrates internships and offers a range of thematic specializations in the broad field of Social and Human Ecology. Most courses are currently offered in German, but the share of courses held in English shall be further increased in the future.

New book out now: Orientations for Contemporary Research". This book is the fourth volume in the human-environment interactions series which provides a broad scope of the research on the pervasive impact that human activities have on the earth system.


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Within this series, the book at hand has a unique focus as it proposes a re-evaluation of Ester Boserup's pioneering work in the field of sustainability science by tracing her impact on current research. Boserup's theories on the role of women in development, first published in and followed by a second book in , and on the interplay between population dynamics, agricultural growth and the environment, as outlined in her most comprehensive book in , continue to resonate in many fields of research and in the current discourse on sustainability.

Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London: Springer Human-Environment Interactions; 4. To the full version of the book: Master students are encouraged to publish their results from research-based courses or Master Theses in the field of transdisciplinary environmental and sustainability science.

Changes on land system dynamics in Germany despite drastic political changes stable since Germany is an especially interesting case study for land system dynamics due to fundamentally changing economic and institutional conditions: A team of researchers of the Institute of Social Ecology in Vienna show, that land system change in Germany was surprisingly gradual, indicating high resilience to the drastic socio-economic and institutional shifts that occurred during the last years.

Management boundaries Changes in the management of existing agricultural land can warm the local climate to an extent similar to that resulting from the conversion of natural vegetation to farmland, according to research published in Nature Climate Change. These findings demonstrate the challenges of meeting growing food demand without exacerbating climate change. A team of scientists, including Karlheinz Erb of Institute of Social Ecology in Vienna found out, that the net effect - when all cooling and heating influences were accounted for - was localized warming of around 1.

Consequently, the intensification of agriculture to meet growing food demand will have direct climatic implications that should be considered alongside greenhouse gas emissions when weighing up different policy options. Climate Change Concluding four years of intense scientific collaboration by hundreds of authors from around the world, this report responds to the request of the world's governments for a comprehensive, objective and policy neutral assessment of the current scientific knowledge on mitigating climate change.

The report has been extensively reviewed by experts and governments to ensure quality and comprehensiveness. It sets out the technological, economic and institutional requirements and associated risks of climate change policies at the global, national and sub-national level, investigates mitigation measures for all major sectors, and assesses investment and finance issues. It allows users to search and filter across fields and to browse by commodity, company, country and type of conflict.

With one click you can find a global snapshot of nuclear, waste or water conflicts, or the places where communities have an issue with a particular mining or chemical company. Click on any point to find the actors and a conflict description with the outcome and sources. Featured maps will focus on issues ranging from fracking to conflicts over mega-infrastructure projects to maps on violent targeting of activists and more.

Over people from 23 universities and environmental justice organisations in 18 countries plus dozens of independent collaborators from all around the world have joined forces to create this huge and valuable resource. Studying the Environment across Disciplines, Past, Present and Future - Call for Papers The European Society for Environmental History ESEH is pleased to invite proposals for sessions, individual papers, roundtables, posters and other, more experimental forms of communicating scholarship for its biennial conference "Greening History: Proposals are due no later than October 1, People in the Spotlight: Bridges - and their association with connection and communication - reporting on European, American or Canadian science, technology and higher education policy.

For more media resonance, see: Bartels, Esther Lara Fischer-Kowalski, Marina et al. Ester Boserup's Legacy on Sustainability. Springer, Human-Environment Interactions, Bd. Teilweise waren Frauen auch Traktorist. Geschlechtliche Arbeitsteilung in landwirtschaftlichen Betrieben Ostdeutschlands heute - Unterschiede in der biologischen und konventionellen Bewirtschaftung. Conversion, intensification, and abandonment: A human appropriation of net primary production approach to analyze historic land-use dynamics in New Zealand Ecological Economics 97, pp.

A Sociometabolic Reading of the Anthropocene: Modes of subsistence, population size and human impact upon Earth. Anthropocene Review 1 , pp. Large scale societal transitions in the past. The Role of Social Revolutions and the s Syndrome.

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Fischer-Kowalski, Marina and Reenberg, Anette The need for improved maps of global cropland. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 94, pp. Global Development Model on Trial. The Costs of Economic Growth. Halle and der Saale: Environmental Politics 23 3 , pp. Hausknost, Daniel and Haas, Willi Cropland area embodied in international trade: Contradictory results from different approaches.

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Ecological Economics August , pp. Rapid growth in agricultural trade: Environmental Research Letters 9, pp. Gesellschaftlicher Stoffwechsel, Biomasse und Nachhaltige Entwicklung. Soziale Technik 1, pp. Growth in global materials use, GDP and population during the 20th century. The rise of the semi-periphery: A physical perspective on the global division of labour. Material flow analysis of global trade flows Land management and land-cover change have impacts of similar magnitude on surface temperature.

Change 4 5 , pp. Globalization of land use: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5, pp. Exploring the effects of drastic institutional and socio-economic changes on land system dynamics in Germany between and Global Environmental Change 28 , pp. Niedertscheider, Maria and Erb, Karl-Heinz Land system change in Italy from - Analysing the North-South divergence on the basis of an integrated indicator framework.

Land Use 39 July , pp. Revisiting Boserup's Hypotheses in the Context of Africa. You Say you want a Revolution? Environmental Science and Policy 28 , pp. Challenges and opportunities for improving eco-efficiency of tropical forage-based systems to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales 1, pp. From economism to autonomy: A Greek economic emergency and the transformative vision of degrowth. Greek Politics Specialist Group. Potentials of the debate on de-growth for socio-ecological transformation and climate change policy.

TrafoReview - Transformation Review. Plutzar, Christoph, Hejjas, F. Linking the wilderness continuum concept to protected areas Mittersill, Salzburger Nationalparkfonds. Ringhofer, Elisabeth, Singh, Simron J. The global metabolic transition: Regional patterns and trends of global material flows, Global Environmental Change 26 May , pp.

Ukraine and the great biofuel potential? A political material flow analysis. An Interdisciplinary Visionary Relevant for Sustainability. Winiwarter, Verena and Bork, Hans R. Sechzig Reisen durch die Zeit. Course information online - Guest Professors: Richard Tucker, - New journal: Helmut Haberl - NCC article: An essential success factor is to make it easy.

Once the idea for a product is available, you should quickly test the product and bring it to market. Follow the Lean Startup principle and try to keep everything as lean as possible and see if the product is accepted. Listen to your target group, because it is not important that you like the product, but your target group. The courage to go on the market with a not quite finished product will be rewarded.

The team around you is one of the essential success factors. If everyone pulls together and has a goal in mind, success can be built up sustainably. This applies not only to the founding team itself, but also to the future employees to the same extent. If you employ the wrong employees, the company will not be able to take the development steps.

It all depends on the team. I am of the opinion that it is no longer only in Berlin that a successful and sustainable start-up can be established. The Ruhr area also has potential and the bigger and better known the scene becomes, the easier it will be to find potential employees and colleagues there. Das Tool bietet verschiedene Module, mit dem am die eigene Webseite verbessern, gezielt Content produzieren und somit Sichtbarkeit aufbauen kann.

Als Entreprenuer habe ich einige Unternehmen aufgebaut und erfolgreich verkauft. So konnte ich meine Expertise in den vergangen Jahren sukzessive erweitern. PageRangers ist in den vergangenen 2,5 Jahren sehr stark gewachsen — alles eigenfinanziert und aus dem eigenen Cashflow. Ein wesentlicher Erfolgsfaktor ist, es einfach zu machen. Wenn die Idee zu einem Produkt erst einmal vorhanden ist, solltest du das Produkt schnell testen und auf den Markt bringen. Der Mut auch mal mit einem nicht ganz fertigen Produkt an den Markt zu gehen, wird belohnt. Das Team um dich herum ist eines der wesentlichen Erfolgsfaktoren.

Wenn alle an einem Strang ziehen und ein Ziel vor Augen haben, kann Erfolg nachhaltig aufgebaut werden. Auf die Mannschaft kommt es an. Ich bin der Auffassung, dass man nicht mehr nur in Berlin ein erfolgreiches und nachhaltiges Startup etablieren kann. Gerrit Hellwig has worked in various management positions in the energy industry during his career and knows the needs of companies as well as the opportunities offered by the energy market in the context of digitization through the successful implementation of numerous digitization projects.

As the managing director and co-founder of DEC, he is the originator of the DEC Direkt platform and is responsible for their conception as well as their development. I realized at some point that you do not have to accept anything around you, but you are able to design your own solutions that are better than what you have today.

In addition, I noticed quite early that I perceive opportunities and potentials differently than the people around me. From then on, I knew that I wanted to solve problems and implement new ideas. To further develop and promote the platform even faster. On the one hand to know and understand why some business models are successful and some do not or when they provide real benefits. Because a startup can only be successful in the long term if it creates a benefit for all involved players.

And you have to have strong stamina and a very high frustration threshold. Get the right partners, supporters and employees on board. If this package does not fit, the startup will not succeed. All parties need to understand and live startups. And do not be afraid to do something wrong.

It is much worse to regret something you did not do than to have done something wrong. I am always happy to see and experience that the Ruhr area is a vibrant and ever-growing startup region. Meanwhile, it is also noticeable that companies are increasingly concerned with this topic and trying to understand what makes successful startups. But companies still have a very long way to go here. After all, most companies still only encourage new ideas when they fit into their own comfort zone or route. There is pent-up demand in my view at seed financing.

Not only more capital should be available, but also a professional accompaniment of the founders accompanying with the capital. Die Plattform noch schneller weiter zu entwickeln und bekannt zu machen. Denn es geht nicht darum Dinge einfach nur anders zu machen, es geht darum Dinge besser zu machen.

Wenn dieses Package nicht passt, wird das Startup keinen Erfolg haben. Und habt keine Angst davor etwas falsch zu machen. Es ist viel schlimmer etwas zu bereuen was man nicht getan hat, als etwas nicht richtig getan zu haben. Unternehmen haben hier aber noch einen sehr langen Weg vor sich. Nachholbedarf gibt es aus meiner Sicht beim Seed-Financing. Start-up ist kein Sprint, sondern Marathon.

To fall back on networks and inspire people, in order to win customers from the middle class for the digitization. The retired punk rock drummer also does all this for the organization of the Digital Week Dortmund diwodo18 — the digital festival of the region! Keep it simple — in a highly complex world, how can digitization be translated into stories and a language that everyone understands at the simplest level?

Not always easy, but important for every company to understand its own WHY of digitization. Be in the right place at the right time. Find the right partners. Be quick and allow yourself mistakes, but correct them. The Ruhr area has already knocked off a lot of dust. We need to talk more about this! So many people in one heap, with so many ideas — so many universities and so much potential and diversity.

A melting pot for start-ups. Berlin, on the other hand, is a village…. All das macht der pensionierte Punkrocktrommler auch bei der Organisation der Digitalen Woche Dortmund diwodo18 — dem Digitalfestival der Region! Keep it simple — wie kann man Digitalisierung in einer hochkomplexen Welt auf einfachste Ebene in Geschichten und eine Sprache packen, die jeder versteht.

Sei zur richtigen Zeit am richtigen Ort. Finde die richtigen Partner. Sei dabei schnell und erlaube Dir Fehler, aber korrigiere Sie. Finde den Ausgleich zwischen: Das Ruhrgebiet hat sich schon viel Staub abgeklopft. Da ist Berlin ein Dorf gegen…. Therefore, I laid my focus in the creative industry. During my studies, I often found myself in situations where I had to mediate and direct projects. Just as naturally, the urge to work on socially relevant topics developed. Today I am very happy to be able to connect many different areas with each other professionally, I believe in it I will continue to grow.

The balance between work and private life. If the chemistry is in the team and everyone stands for each other, then even the worst idea can become the best product. This goes hand in hand with the will and the stamina to stand up to thirsty stretches, but here, too, clearly helps the team. There is always a partner or family behind a successful team, who supports you equally and give you strength in difficult times. Speak openly about your problems and challenges! You need help on a specific topic? Do not hide, but start communicating clearly.

Sometimes the next mentor or solution to a problem is just around the corner. The Startup Region Ruhrgebiet has the greatest potential for growth for me. If you think outside the box and understand the Rhine-Ruhr region as a whole, you are confronted with an extremely highly compressed economy, which can be used for any product or service to build a network. It needs more such programs! Daher lag der Schwerpunkt in der Kreativbranche relativ nahe. Die Balance zwischen Beruf und Privatleben.

Ganz klar das Team. Damit einhergeht der Wille und die Ausdauer auch Durststrecken durchzustehen, hier hilft aber auch wieder ganz klar das Team. Ihr braucht Hilfe zu einem speziellen Thema? Nicht verstecken, sondern klar kommunizieren. Es braucht noch mehr solcher Programme! A sustainable alternative to antibiotics. Mark studied law and worked at ING for 10 years — including 5 in Tokyo — before pursuing his passion, moving into biotech. In he founded Micreos, with the aim of developing a sustainable alternative to antibiotics.

The company now has employees. Its technology enables targeted killing of only the unwanted bacteria, while preserving the microbiome. It has already helped over Gladskin and Phageguard are Micreos brands. Because I love it! As the company grows, we need to maintain a truly caring culture.

Key features for a successful startup: I applaud any initiative that helps people take their own responsibility and pursue their own passion. This Ruhr-even fits the bill, good luck! Bloomlife is a mission driven company solving one of the most significant yet underserved challenges today, maternal and prenatal health. We seek to empower moms to have the healthiest pregnancy possible; we want to eradicate preterm birth and stillbirth. To give every baby a healthy start in life. Recruiting mission-driven talents sharing our passion and values. Know your risks, and organize the business and execution in a way to address your biggest risks first.

Fail fast to learn. Daniel Ullrich is a child of the Ruhr area and was born on coal in Gelsenkirchen. Since the beginning of his career, he has always been shaking up old products, procedures and attitudes. As a revolutionary of the co-determination of young people in the company, as one of the first employees of the eMobility activities, as initiator of innoYou the intrapreneur program of innogy and currently as responsible for the transformation to a lean, agile and digital company.

Out of curiosity, the desire for constantly new things and the strong connection to my region and the company I have worked for. I personally believe in the power and magic of man! I personally believe in connecting the power and magic of man with each other. This creates great and sometimes almost magical things on many dimensions.

Underestimated — from the outside but also from the inside. Networking and working together is also important here — especially in view of the many initiatives and institutions, it will be decisive whether we manage to work together in the same direction. We can revive the founding spirit of the fathers and mothers of the Ruhr area — Grillo, Krupp, Stinnes, Thyssen, Hoesch and many more. Jahrhundert finden, die das Ruhrgebiet wieder zum Innovations- und Wirtschaftsmotor werden lassen — die Menschen mit diesen Namen sind heute bereits in unseren Hochschulen, Unternehmen und Co-Working-Spaces.

Willi Mannheims can look back on more than 25 years of experience in founding, venture and private equity. He specializes in IT and data security. In addition, he manages several portfolio companies and is always looking out for new, innovative start-ups. I work in the field of venture capital because it is an incredibly exciting industry. We promote the ideas and technologies of tomorrow.

People are unbelievably curious and has umpteen ideas. Every day we get to see and evaluate the most innovative suggestions, whether they are really so good and have the potential to change something. Be it resources to to guarantee security in the age of digitalization or to reduce processes and to make life itself easier, e.

Our task is to promote the team and create added value. The world is changing. No other time has been so fast moving and is characterized by technological progress like ours. Which technology really has potential and which one has perhaps already tomorrow again been replaced.

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An example would be Blue-Ray vs. We have to estimate which technology will win the race. That depends on many factors. Our largest challenge therefore is to assess the totality of trends and innovations, and into our evaluation of individual ideas. And especially to bet on the right team. The decisive factor is always the founders. No matter how good an idea may be, it will not be successful if the founders do not have the appropriate potential and also believe in your idea in case of setbacks and fight their way back to the top and focus on the customers.

He has to master the technology, the market, the competitors, the company structure in order to convince the appropriate investors. There will be a lot of regressions and difficulties. Think about possible risks. What can go wrong? What are the influencing factors? Which external factors you have no influence on can cause you problems?

What questions can arise? The more you think in advance and the more information you collect, the better prepared you are for all eventualities. The Startup-Region Ruhrgebiet is developing. Bochum, for example, has established itself as a location for cybersecurity and has a globally unique ecosystem in this area. Seine Spezialgebiete sind IT- und Datensicherheit. Der Mensch ist unglaublich neugierig und hat zig Ideen. Das ist manchmal gar nicht so einfach.

Und besonders auf das richtige Team zu setzten. Was kann schief gehen? Welche Einflussfaktoren gibt es? Die Startup-Region Ruhrgebiet entwickelt sich. Bochum hat sich z. Digital Empathy as a Service. I think at some points in time, I chose the unconventional path against all odds and dared to take on new adventures. Especially, I could rely on the support of my family and friends, who pushed me to take the first step. As a first-time founder every day offers a whole bunch of new challenges. If I would have to choose right now, I would pick our market entrance as the largest ongoing tasks.

What is in your opinion what is the crucial factor for a successful startup and why? To me the team is most important. And it is not only about having the right people, but more about building strong relationships and trust with an open feedback culture. As your team is steering into the unknown, it is critical to reflect honestly and hold on together. Our main learning is to present even unfinished ideas very early to the right people, namely your customers. No matter how bad the feedback is, it is the most crucial source of the right ingredients for a functioning product later on.

The Ruhrgebiet is actually a strong source for the most important resource of tech-startups: I think startups can profit a lot from the technically focused universities and lower competition for talents, as compared to Berlin. Wenn man zusammen ins Blaue hineinsegelt, ist es wichtig, ehrlich zu reflektieren und zusammenzuhalten. How Finland Became a Startup Superpower: From Nokia to Startup Sauna. In the German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce he built up the start-up activities for three years starting in The community is the heart chamber of the Finnish startup scene and has produced the Slush Conference and startups like Supercell.

I am curious like a child. Therefore I meet people who give me new impulses and I have opportunities to do things that really spark me. Supporting our born global startups to do the market entry in Germany, France, Singapore or the States. That brings amazing challenges all the time. A monolithic team does not get far. You need different talents and steady discourse to do things the best way. Get out of your own environment and find new perspectives. More courage for disruption and you can do much better. Ein monolithisches Team kommt selten weit. Mehr Mut zu Disruption und das Ruhrgebiet kann noch viel mehr.

Very often it is important to be in the right place at the right time. This combined with hard work and passion for what you do are the reasons why I became what I am today. As CFO, you are no longer just an accountant who only takes care of the monthly and annual accounts. The essential factor is the people, founders and employees behind every startup. It is essential to have the same passion, fun and hard work every day to make the startup a success.

Always believe in your own vision and have the courage to cross borders and do something totally crazy. The Start-Up region has undergone an extremely positive change compared to , where I started. Such events as Ruhr Summit help to make the startup scene known here, for investors and even more important for specialists and potential employees. Sehr oft ist es wichtig an der richtigen Stelle zur richtigen Zeit zu sein. Die Start-Up Region hat einen extremen positiven Wandel vollzogen im Vergleich zu , wo ich gestartet bin.

Something with tech startups, entrepreneurship education, and corporate education. Currently working on the next logical step for the NRW startup cluster. Because I have a compulsion to make stuff suck less, and help great people succeed. Getting German companies to understand that today, as the going is still good, is the best time to get serious about innovation for tomorrow, because the good times are not going to last forever.

Intellectual honesty, grit and a good deal of luck. What do you think of the startup scene Ruhr area? What is your personal wish regarding the Ruhr area? How to convince an Impact Investor as a Social Startup? Patrick Ruf is an investment manager at BonVenture. He studied Catholic theology with a focus on philosophy and social ethics and economics together with financial and capital market research in Freiburg and Munich.

He always tried to bring the two perspectives together and therefore has been involved in networks for ethics in economics and practice many years. Prior to joining BonVenture he worked inter alia in an e-commerce startup and in the field of entrepreneurship education. To connect the dots: Because BonVenture is still the pioneer of impact investing in the German speaking countries, my job is even more challenging and fascinating.

This is something new every day. There are many factors. But the most important one is the perfect team. Everyone has to be curious and dynamic, needs a desire to learn and a motivation to perform. Stay curious and flexible. Ruhr area has definitely a good potential to become the next start-up-hotspot. Comparatively cheap costs of living, one of the best infrastructures and an old industry with some pressure to innovate can be a pretty good nutrient medium. Er versuchte stets die beiden Perspektiven zusammenzubringen und sich viele Jahre in Wirtschaftsethiknetzwerken engagiert.

Bevor er zu BonVenture kam, arbeitete er u. Das ist jeden Tag etwas Neues. Irgendetwas Unvorhergesehenes kommt immer.

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Es sind viele Faktoren. Aber der Wesentlichste ist das richtige Team. Der Pott sollte versuchen seinen eigenen Charakter zu bewahren: I have been working at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics for 18 years, first as a student of logistics at the TU Dortmund and from as a scientific assistant in the department of machines and facilities. As a trained precision mechanic, I have always been interested in building things and I was able to bring this into the design department.

In addition to research projects in the field of intralogistics, I have planned and optimized transport systems in numerous industrial projects. Since , I have been able to take care of strategy development at the institute, which includes in particular the development of new cooperation formats.

Last year, for example, we put the Digital Hub Logistics into operation as one of these new formats. Probably because my parents raised me well and I always liked to invent things. That you have too little time to deal with all, interesting, new things. Finding the problem requires not only cleverness and structure but also luck. For me, professionalism and creativity are the essential success factors for efficient problem solving. Be courageous and clever. Unique opportunities for new technologies and business ideas far beyond app and service development.

We have the universities, the inventors, the industry and, of course, the customers in sufficient numbers — now we just have to take more advantage of the opportunities. Als gelernter Feinmechaniker hat es mich immer schon interessiert Sachen zu bauen und dies konnte ich gut in die Konstruktionsabteilung einbringen. Neben Forschungsprojekten im Bereich der Intralogistik habe ich in zahlreichen Industrieprojekten Transportsysteme geplant und optimiert.

Seid mutig und schlau. Lasst euch nicht von dummen Geld in die Irre leiten. Matthias Parlings has been working as a research associate since After participating in several research and consulting projects in the context of logistics planning and supply chain management with a focus on the automotive industry, he has been leading the Industry 4. He is a member of the Digital Hub Logistics management-team. Because I am ambitious, have clear goals and I am willing to invest a lot. To maintain an overview of the many initiatives and projects that are pending in the context of digitisation, start-up funding, etc..

A good idea preferably with a tech-feature and an interdisciplinary, harmonious team that consistently pursues this idea. In my opinion, it offers all possibilities for prospering start-ups, especially in the B2B sector. The big challenge is certainly to really bring one region together without all regional princes competing with each other. What is your personal wish regarding the ruhr area Acting together, combining initiatives, focusing on content in the cities and not constantly competing with each other. Matthias Parlings arbeitet seit als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter.

Weil ich ehrgeizig bin, klare Ziele habe und bereit bin viel zu investieren. Why TV presence and events are essential for the development of innovative business models in Germany. Tanja Rosendahl is Director at Network Corporate Finance and responsible for tech business models and startups advising clients regarding equity financing and exits. BANK regarding digital business models and tech startups. A total of ten years Tanja worked as an investor and hold several board seats at Startup companies. Coincidence — during an internship I got in touch with Venture Capital and stayed in the ecosystem because it still fascinates me to work with so varying people and ideas.

There are a lot of startups searching for equity in a very early stage. This is still a great challenge to find the right investor; especially for larger amounts or with helpful expertise in the specific industry. Here is still a lot of potential in the market for investors. The right people are crucial for success. It is essential for founders to be conviced of your business model. But sometimes it is necessary to question yourself if you are still on the right way. Therefore founders should stay flexible to change their path if necessary.

From my point of view the Ruhr area is a interesting ecosystem for startups. There are not only large corporates but SMEs as clients. Hier besteht noch viel Potential im Markt. Der wesentlichste Faktor ist Mensch. The Ruhr area — an excellent location for data-driven business models!?! Marc Weimer-Hablitzel has been involved with data science for more than 15 years and was responsible for the development of digital business models and innovations in various positions.

Before that he significantly shaped the Data Analytics division at eBay and subsequently supported the development of several successful start-ups up to the exit, including his own. There are probably 42 smart answers, but it was most likely just my early enthusiasm for technology and entrepreneurship. I have always been following what inspires me. But more and more companies are realizing, that sitting on a treasure box of data does not create value. Companies need to work together to ensure that Europe does not lose the connection in data science.

The DataHub partners realized it and are therefore going a progressive way with us. Focus and the right people. You can overcome any obstacle with fun and mutual drive. Test your critical assumptions as early and as cheaply as possible without writing a single line of code. The Ruhr area has a lot of potential, especially in the B2B and industrial sectors. But it still needs a few more success stories and courageous founders that are able to realize what drives them in the Ruhr area. From my point of view, the established companies should continue to open their doors for start-ups and invest in cooperation.

The regions themselves should create space that can be designed and in which you can simply DO things. Aber immer mehr Unternehmen haben erkannt, dass das reine Sitzen auf einem Datenschatz keine Werte schafft. Das haben die Partner des DataHub erkannt und gehen daher mit uns einen progressiven Weg. Fokus und die richtigen Leute. Innovations and digital transformation in the energy sector.

Here he is also responsible for corporate development and IT. He has been a municipal utility company for more than 20 years and knows the energy market in all its facets. The graduate economist always has an eye on new business areas. To turn a brilliant idea into a success, a startup needs courage, speed and stamina. Burning for the idea and convincingly selling the business model. To always be one step ahead.

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To accept setbacks as well. Have fun with what you do and think of the customer and not first the money. Stadtwerke are the players who innovatively implement the energy system transformation. Innovationen und digitale Transformation in der Energiebranche. Hier verantwortet er auch den Bereich Unternehmensentwicklung und IT.

Er ist seit mehr als 20 Jahren Stadtwerker und kennt den Energiemarkt in allen Facetten. Immer einen Schritt voraus zu sein. Stadtwerke sind die Akteure, die die Energiewende innovativ umsetzen. As founder and managing director at etventure, he drives the development of digital strategies and business models for companies and start-ups. Looking back, I have always been tempted in my life to try something new and to deal with innovations. We have been on a very dynamic growth path with our company for a long time. It always sounds pretty simple, but it requires constant change and rapid structural adjustments.

That can sometimes be quite exhausting. Courage, a healthy self-confidence and stamina. Enjoy the time — it will be the best of your life see also question 1. We are still quite at the beginning here, but therefore full of passion. The engaged stakeholder take this journey serious and are getting more and more connected. The companies, but also the municipalities, are already drivers of the start-up region.

But we need many more motivated founders who want to make a difference. In my point of view, the universities play a key role to stimulate entrepreneurship among the students as a valuable opportunity and to provide them with the respective progressive support actions. Wir befinden uns mit unserem Unternehmen seit langer Zeit auf einem sehr dynamischen Wachstumspfad. Das kann manchmal ziemlich anstrengend sein.

Die einzelnen Akteure vernetzen sich zunehmend und meinen es wirklich ernst. Aktuell reicht das noch lange nicht aus. This is the reason for him to talk about the concept of bootstrapping and his two successful crowdfunding campaigns. Because my family gave me all the opportunities to become who I am today. At the moment we are working on a strategic framework for the future of both of our companies. That brings with it a lot of changes. You got to solve a problem people have. In addition to that people have to be willing to pay for your solution. Stay alert and hungry!

Right now we are in a fortunate position. Due to the high density of universities we have a lot of highly qualified employees who more and more understand the concept of start-ups. Compared to Berlin or Hamburg this is a comfortable situation for employers. In addition to that we have a great infrastructure and cheap rents, we probably only lack enough investors. The start-up scene here became quite vivid and is still growing and growing. More contact to mid-sized companies and big corporations. Mittlerweile betreibt Stefan einige Projekte und Events parallel ohne jemals strategische Investoren oder Banken mit ins Boot geholt zu haben: Wachsam sein und immer hungrig bleiben!

Wir befinden uns in einer lukrativen Situation.