An Interview with PIASTA – CIC

In collaboration with Program International for All Students und Alumni (PIASTA), 180 Degrees Consulting Hamburg support the mission in promoting the rigorous intercultural living and studies at the University. It is a great pleasure for us to share with you some valuable insights of intercultural awareness and understanding from our partner, PIASTA. Being able to communicate and work with people across cultures is becoming more important all the time. At 180 Degrees Consulting Hamburg, it’s a

What Is Social Impact Consulting?

Social Impact Consulting vs. Traditional Management Consulting? First question you may ask when you come across the term social impact consulting is that how it differs from the traditional management consulting. While traditional management consulting focuses on improving the performance of organizations often following the “best practices” in the industry, social impact consulting takes a broader approach and focuses on creating social improvements for several stakeholders involved in the organization. In other words, social impact

Gexsi – The Search Engine For a Better World

There is no doubt that search engines play an important part in our everyday life and it is hard to imagine a life without them. The most popular search engines are Google, Bing and Yahoo. Google alone counts around 63,000 search queries in a second. Search engines generate revenue mostly through paid advertising. Imagine that this money can be invested for a good cause. The search engine Gexsi came up with this great idea and

Introducing Our Partner: Schlange & Co.

You may have come across the terms sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) before, but when talking about consulting, you may think of some more traditional areas of consulting, such as management consulting, strategic consulting or engineering consulting. However, phenomena like global warming and some tragic catastrophic events (e.g. clothing factory collapses in Bangladesh) involving multinational corporations have gradually made companies more aware of their social, economic and environmental responsibilities on all stakeholders and the

Three Reasons Why Teamwork Matters

Have you ever heard about the phrases “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships” (Michael Jordan), “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” (Helen Keller), or “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others” (George Shinn)? What do you think is the connecting factor with all these inspirational quotations? Well, all of them emphasize of course

My Journey in 180DC – From Consultant to Board Member

Hola, my name is Marc, and I was contributing to 180DC as a consultant, as well as a board member during the last two cycles. Since I’ll be starting my master studies abroad, I have to accept the fact that I’ll be leaving the Hamburg branch. Nevertheless, I’d like to share my personal experience with the organization in this blog post. Ever since I heard about the ideas of the Triple Bottom Line and CSR

Who Are the Consultants of 180 Degrees Consulting Hamburg?

During the last cycles we have been recruiting each semester 12 to 16 consultants to work together with local non-profits and social businesses in Hamburg on the challenges they face. Our consultants are primarily students of bachelors and masters programs of the Hamburg universities or people who completed their studies recently. That said, we are open to applicants who are already working full time on their careers and want to help us during their free