Focus topics of Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg


  • Digitalization is everywhere, it’s like gravity. Like it or not. The key question will be: How do we make best use of Digitalization to make this world a better place and create positive impacts for every person on earth? Read more >


  • The term Sustainability is around for ages. It had and still has a significant ecological component, but we will see tremendous shifts towards social sustainability.┬áSocial sustainability has had considerably less attention in public dialogue than economic and environmental sustainability. Social Sustainability (or Sustainable Human Development) can be understood as┬ápromoting the capabilities of present people without compromising capabilities of future generations (Armatya Sen). Read more >


  • Innovation is key for every organization to survive and thrive. But often, it is seen as a means in its own, without a clear direction or purpose (other than making money). However, the true power of innovation lies in giving it a direction. Innovations need to be focused on solving socitetal challenges, to create true shared value and generate impact for the people. This also creates trust among citizens. Read more >


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