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    "We have to overcome prejudice”


    Diversity is about much more than meeting gender quotas. The Head of Diversity & Inclusion at one of Germany’s largest banks explains why effective change has to be targeted and supported by a company’s top echelons.


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    The two faces of Germany's energy future


    In moves to meet its Paris Agreement obligations, Germany is investing massively in renewable energy. At the same time, power plants running on coal continue to emit huge amounts of CO2 in some parts of the country.


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    Indoor navigation - the next big thing?


    If you're looking for a particular street address, all you have to do is turn on your smartphone. But few individual buildings have been mapped inside. Some experts say the field of indoor navigation has a very bright future.


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    Discrimination = Loss


    Workforces in many German companies are changing, and the buzzword is 'diversity management'. It doesn’t focus just on the social aspects of the issue, but also a company’s prospects.


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    Disabled marginalized in tech?


    A search for "disabled" and "tech" produces plenty of links about how technology is life-changing for people with special needs - but not many job offers. One of the few disabled people working in the sector is app designer Raul Krauthausen.


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    The disabled - marginalized in tech?


    A search for ‘disabled’ and ‘tech’ produces lots of links about how technology is life-changing for people with special needs – but not many job offers. One of the few disabled people working in the sector is app designer Raul Krauthausen.


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    Trade conflicts - what about German steel?


    The German steel industry has been in panic mode for some years now. China is selling its surplus steel in Europe - and now the US is imposing punitive tariffs on steel imports. Is Germany the loser in global steel trade?


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    The battle over steel


    US president Donald Trump is raising tariffs, the EU is punishing dumping prices and China is throwing its surplus onto world markets. The steel industry is experiencing a trade war. Steel is being overproduced - and greenhouse gas CO2 along with it.


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    The state of the French economy


    France has massive debts. Its trade balance is under par. President-elect Emmanuel Macron, a former investment banker, wants to reduce government debt. His goal is to reform the French economy - in part along German lines.


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    Dresscode: first job - first suit


    First job interview and nothing to wear? SUIT UP, recommends DWs Gerhard Elfers in his latest business column. But don't let mommy choose your style!


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