Opinion & Debate
“Doubt is the father of invention” is a saying that has been attributed to Galileo Galilei. Constructive doubt and critical questioning are the activities that make innovations possible. And both of them require open exchange of ideas. Here you can find controvertial debates and incisive commentaries.
The circular economy
Closing the circle
Lauren Kjeldsen is promoting circularity at Evonik. The ultimate aim is to create a fully functioning circular economy that works without fossil fuels.
Pathways to the circular economy
Bernhard Bauske and Ingo Sartorius discuss the steps that are needed for the optimal recycling of plastic.
Digitalization harbors many opportunities
His carrer has been a mix of mobility and digitalization: Jens Monsees, the former Google executive who now heads digital strategy at BMW.
EU: The key is to be close to the people
Fabiana Scapolo, the Deputy Head of the EU Policy Lab, explains the central challenges facing Europe.
Christian Kullmann on tax cuts
Christian Kullmann, CEO of Evonik Industries, urges European countries to harmonize corporate taxes.
The basis for Singapore's success
Dr. Küsthardt, Evonik’s Chief Innovation Officer, analyzes Singapore’s success and the resulting opportunities for Germany.