Corporate culture | Thomas Kufen, the Mayor of Essen, believes the city’s path to becoming “European Green Capital” is closely linked with the history of thyssenkrupp. What he particularly likes about the “Green Axis” project is that the company is also inviting neighbors, schools and sports clubs to get involved.
Corporate culture | I had to take a second look on reading a very special inquiry in my email inbox. Julian Charrière, internationally famed artist from Switzerland, wanted to draw attention to the subject of rare earths and create a new work of art. His idea: pour more than 20 t of slag at a temperature of up to 1,400 °C over a pile of electronic scrap, let it harden and then shape the resultant "rock" into a work of art.