In a rapidly changing world, MADE in Germany examines the risks and benefits of digitalization and its impact on the way we work, what we earn and how we live. The program also investigates the ethics of business, and showcases young entrepreneurs who are redefining the workplace. Instead of just crunching the numbers, MADE delves deeper into issues and also explores the emotional side to stories.
Every year thousands of cyclists around the globe die in traffic. Often, truck drivers fail to see cyclists when turning at junctions. For years, there have been calls for blind-spot assistance technology to be made compulsory. Is it the solution?
Tesla has spearheaded the development of electric mobility. For a long time, the world’s largest automaker - Volkswagen - was content to stand by and watch. Now the group is playing catchup, pledging to switch increasingly to all-electric.
Green and car-free, that's what many would like for our inner cities. Parts of Copenhagen and Barcelona are already there. But we don’t just need more pedestrian zones. Tomorrow’s cities should be places where we shop, work and live.
For six months now, thousands of Indian farmers have been besieging Delhi with a protest camp. Their colleagues in Germany also stage regular demonstrations in central Berlin. We hear why they all feel mistreated by their governments.
We tend to throw an awful lot of things away. They end up in landfill or are incinerated. This is not good for the environment. But many products could be designed to be reused or recycled or become the raw materials for other products.
Big companies look virtuous when they say they make products from plastic recovered from the oceans. Another reason to buy, say, Adidas shoes or Coca-Cola in recycled bottles. Our reporter has found that it is not what it seems to be.
Most urban building still involves concrete – and the cement industry accounts for three times more CO2 emissions than commercial aviation. How about climate-neutral wood? Berlin is home to a growing number of buildings using the natural material.