Sea water desalination maintains the water supply on the island of Cyprus. Ultrafiltration membranes play an important role in desalination.
Increasing numbers of cities are running dry. Smart strategies are required to ensure they are supplied with water.
With Peepoo, the Swedish architect Professor Anders Wilhelmson has developed an inexpensive single-use alternative to the flush toilet.
Gabriele Diamanti created a solar-powered water distiller for coastal populations in the developing world.
An innovative technology makes refrigerators and air conditioners more environmentally friendly.
More and more people are urban dwellers. How we can solve the challenges of growing cities.
Hollywood star Cate Blanchett carried out green renovations at the Sydney Theatre Company.
BASF’s construction products have advantages for business, society and the environment.
Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of Sustainability at Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, explains how this ambitious energy-saving project works.
Facts and figures about the Eco-city on the Persian Gulf.
In the case of Lofthome, sustainability is an integral aspect of design.
The 15-year-old Aidan Dwyer has already created a stir in the solar industry.
Innovative solutions from Amsterdam to San Francisco.
There are many sides to sustainable housing and construction – as our glimpse around the globe shows.
Energy harvesting taps ambient energy by generating electricity from movement, pressure and air streams.
Neglected tropical diseases were long off the radar of the wider world. But, thanks to international efforts, this is gradually changing.
Jimmy Carter talks about the fight against neglected tropical diseases.
How BASF is helping to control the insect that spreads Chagas disease.
BASF has developed a method for holistically assessing sustainability in agriculture.
Not just an empty box: Innovations ensure that food packaging is affordable, sustainable and safe.
Interview with the design expert Nicolas Eilken.
Join us as we take a look at unique packaging worldwide.
The most important facts about the neglected tropical disease which has also reached Europe.
With the adidas BoostTM running shoe, the impact energy of jogging is no longer wasted – it is sent back to the runner.
Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have the potential to revolutionize the lighting market.
With a new blue dye BASF wants to create an innovation on the lighting market.
Rogier van der Heide, Philips Vice President and Chief Design Officer, talks about fascinating new organic lighting concepts and his personal visions for the future.
Companies that want to attract and retain committed and motivated employees have to put training and development center stage.
Can tiny nanoparticles meet the high expectations that are being placed on them? A debate between two experts.
Colors are not just eye-catching, they often also have hidden meanings. We show what these are in our glimpse around the globe.
Interview with Dr. Wolfgang Hapke, President of Human Resources at BASF.
Training is no longer just about climbing the corporate ladder, it is about ensuring the whole workforce is in shape to master future challenges.
What happens in our mouths when we brush our teeth.
Entrepreneur Benny Landa has set up a fund to overcome the differences in Israeli society through education.
Malaria cases and deaths are falling. We examine the reasons for this and find out how the fight against malaria is succeeding.
U.N. Special Advisor professor Jeffrey Sachs explains why we can win the fight against malaria.
We look at what happened when one malaria-afflicted community received insecticide-treated bed nets.
We examine the science behind the innovations from BASF that are helping combat malaria.
This action plan should stop the spread of the disease.
Is there sufficient financial backing to reach the Millennium Goal?
Our malaria cycle infographic shows how malaria infects humans and how the disease spreads.
After decades of research, two recent breakthroughs are inspiring new hope.
A bright idea is bringing light to the slums of Manila.
iGloss® keeps your car looking new for much longer.
What makes a non-iron shirt stay crease-free?
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In the Indian city of Mangalore, students learn about the value of water and share their knowledge with the community.
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