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Making the world more sustainable with second-hand clothes

Solving social problems that would otherwise fall through the cracks? More and more start-ups see this as an opportunity to implement their sustainable or social mission economically. This is also the case with our Bachelor student and founder Sandro Hertig. Together with our researcher Nadine Gurtner, he talks about social entrepreneurship. Some social needs are […]


“Failure without a happy ending is not publishable” – Podcast about the dark side of entrepreneurship

Successful entrepreneurs have visions, turn them into sensational business models and only sleep 4 hours. We know this glorified image, but hardly the darker side. BFH researchers Pascal Dey and Jan Keim are investigating them. In the current episode of the BFH Wirtschaft podcast “Let’s Talk Business”, the two talk about how failure is also […]


How can inclusion succeed with the help of digital skills?

Social organisations are directly affected by the digital transformation .It is not only a question of whether today’s work components could be fully or partially automated or replaced by digital technologies. The business model of the social economy organisation itself is also being questioned. For example, whether work and service relationships can be accepted and […]


How Swiss banks and insurance companies implement sustainable measures

How can the finance and insurance industry also contribute to a more sustainable economy? This question is at the centre of current debates in business practice and management research. In collaboration with the VU Amsterdam and the University of Oxford, the BFH Business School’s Sustainable Business Institute is conducting a qualitative study funded by the […]


Why platforms drive the circular economy

The use of digital technologies (DT) to promote circular practices in all industrial sectors plays a key role in addressing the issues of sustainability, resource use and climate change and building resilient systems. In this context, digital platforms are an effective tool to unite technologies and improve the flow of information between actors in value […]