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Lecture series “Doing business differently”

This series of events has been taking place at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer since 2018 and presents companies and entrepreneurs who have set out to make a difference: Through a sustainable project, in the way of working together or in a comprehensively sustainable way of doing business.


- 12th of May 2022, 5pm-6:30pm: 
Doing business differently with the startup kompackt61, Wiesmoor.

Young entrepreneur Alexandra Kletzsch will speak on the topic "Green pioneers - entrepreneurship with business ideas in the field of sustainability", Link: 

Discussion afterwards


- 19th of May 2022, 5pm-6:30pm: 
Doing business differently with Fairtrade

Speaker Freya Willicks from Trans Fair will present how exactly the Fairtrade trading system works and how it can help to develop and expand global fair trade structures, Link: 


The events can be attended as part of the professionalization program "Interdisciplinary Sustainability Certificate" in Component 4 - Implementation Examples of Sustainability.


“Unpackaged in East Frisia”, Elisa Bodenstab, Perpetuum Moblility, Norderney & Regina Schmidt, Jute Seele, Emden

“Sailing merchant shipping with the Avontuur”, Cornelius Bockermann, Timbercoast Elsfleth

“Energy rebels from East Frisia”, Simon Ulferts, ProEngeno Jemgum


“Sustainability as a corporate goal with no ifs or buts”, Jürgen Hack, Sodasan Uplengen

“Fairtrade coffee – Why value creation must be shifted to the producing countries to a greater extent”, Prof. Dr. Johannes Keil, Kaffee-Kooperative, Berlin


“Value creation through appreciation”, Bodo Janssen, Upstalsboom Hotels, Emden

“Good care – A question of attitude”, Anke Franke, Home Manager of the Maria-Martha-Stift, Lindau

“Previously normal, now sustainable: Sea transport with wind and soul”, Andreas Lackner, Fairtransport/Tres Hombres, Den Helder

“The other electromobility”, Frank Willers, Elano, Oldenburg