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News | Development Cooperation, Education | 13. April 2022
Siemens Stiftung joins Latimpacto social investment network
Dr. Nina Smidt was appointed to Latimpacto's Strategic Advisory Board for a two-year term. The network aims to achieve solutions with greater social and environmental impact in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
News | Development Cooperation | 12. April 2022
Report on “Testing E-Mobility Business Models at WE! Hub Victoria Limited in Kenya”
Siemens Stiftung and its social enterprise WE! Hub Victoria Ltd are publishing a report on business model tests carried out on leasing models for electric motorcycles.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 8. March 2022
Kick-starting local production of electric cargo bikes in Ghana
A new project run by Impact Hub Accra and Siemens Stiftung is embedding climate-friendly e-mobility solutions systematically in two Ghanaian regions – Accra and Tamale – while creating sustainable jobs and training placements.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 13. July 2021
Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa: Five African start-ups win Innovation Award for e-mobility solutions
In Siemens Stiftung's first competition in the field of electric mobility, five African social enterprises will receive prize money ranging from €10,000 to €50,000 in order to further develop their products, expand their services and establish them on the market.
News | Development Cooperation | 1. March 2021
Applications open for Siemens Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Call 2021: “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa”
Siemens Stiftung is launching its first open, competitive E-Mobility Innovation Call “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa,” which emphasizes innovative technical solutions and circular economy approaches. The pre-seed funding is intended to jump start visionary African entrepreneurs, start-ups, and social ventures
News | Development Cooperation | 18. December 2020
Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region: New study examines potential of environmental benefits
The study “Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region” reports on the environmental advantages of implementing e-mobility in the Lake Victoria region. The largest benefit is the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 3. November 2020
According to a new Siemens Stiftung study, social enterprises are expected to create much needed jobs in Africa
Findings from a new Siemens Stiftung study show that social enterprises play an important role in the African labor market. Up to one million new jobs could be created by 2030.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 8. July 2020
E-Mobility Solutions for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa – Siemens Stiftung publishes its first booklet
“E-Mobility Solutions for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa” provides insights into the immense potential of Africa’s electric mobility sector for sustainable societal end economic development.
News | Development Cooperation | 29. June 2020
Digital solutions can help social enterprises access financing – the latest report from the empowering people. Network.
The report, “How Digital Solutions May Enhance Social Financing,” provides analysis and expert commentary on the current financing situation for social enterprises in addition to potential digital solutions.
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 20. March 2020
World Water Day 2020: Our contribution to water and climate protection
The theme for this year’s World Water Day is “water and climate change.” A rundown of our efforts in this area to drive sustainable development around the world.