Brexit: What happens now? An overview

The Brexit is on its way, now that a majority of British voters have said they want to leave the European Union. We examined the impact Britain's departure will have on the United Kingdom and Europe. Here is an overview.

Liz Mohn and Klaus Schwab on a stage in Theatre Gütersloh after the award ceremony of the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2016.


Prof. Klaus Schwab receives Reinhard Mohn Prize

On June 16 in Theatre Gütersloh Prof. Klaus Schwab was awarded the Bertelsmann Stiftung's Reinhard Mohn Prize 2016. The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum in Geneva was honoured as a thought leader in the field of responsible entrepreneurship. The keynote address was given by World bank president Jim Yong Kim.

Blick auf die christliche St. Georgs-Kathedrale und die danebenliegende Mohammed-al-Amin-Moschee in Beirut, Libanon.


Lebanon: A glimmer of hope?

One person in three in Lebanon is now a refugee. What does that mean for a country that has endured more than a decade of civil war, a country that is partially controlled by Hezbollah and that has come to a standstill both politically and economically? The sixth installment in our series takes a look at what is happening on the ground in this small Mediterranean nation. read more

Ein junger Mann lehnt an einem Fensterbrett und schaut nachdenklich aus dem Fenster.


EU: Long-term unemployment is becoming a structural problem

Our study shows who exactly is affected by long-term unemployment, examines the reasons and provides steps against it. read more

Blick auf den Tian’anmen-Platz in Peking. Im Hintergrund zu sehen ist das Tor des Himmlischen Friedens, der Eingang zur Verbotenen Stadt, dem Kaiserpalast.


China at crossroads: What about the Asian country's future?

In six scenarios we focus on China's future development and possible outcomes for Germany. read more


Aart De Geus on the result of the British EU referendum

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. Our chairman and CEO Aart De Geus comments on the result. read more