RESET – Digital for Good

RESET makes solutions-driven, independent journalism, reporting on a sustainable digital future. We share stories and insights about projects and businesses that are using innovative ideas for positive impact. As an impact organisation, RESET supports ecopreneurs with consultation and expertise.

The Sustainability Platform RESET

The current era is shaped by two key developments: increasing digitalisation and the rapid advance of climate change. How can we use digital tools for sustainable development? And how can we ensure that digitalisation develops sustainably? At RESET we take a nuanced look at the latest news from the field of sustainability and digitalisation, report on new solutions and promote positive impact. We’re dedicated to the principles of constructive journalism, also known as solutions journalism. We don’t just ask what the problems are, we also ask “What’s working?” and “How can we have more of it?”

Impact Finance: RESET supports ecopreneurs

Ecopreneurs and social entrepreneurs are shaking up the economy by combining business principles with a sense of responsibility for society and the environment. We want to take this development further and transform our society step by step. That’s why RESET supports green and social entrepreneurs by writing about their work, advising them on key issues and actively helping them to raise growth capital.

Sustainability since 2007

The not-for-profit organisation RESET was set up in 2007 by German entrepreneurs Uta Mühleis and Bodo Kräter.

Uta studied environmental and development policy and has been working with digital media since the mid-90s. Bodo has been committed to new digital business models for decades and has already helped more than 100 start-ups to successful financing.

The RESET editorial office is located in Berlin. This means that our content tends to have a European perspective. But climate change and social justice are issues that affect us all – and smart solutions are being worked on around the globe. With RESET.org, we want to provide a platform for all of these. RESET international team of authors brings together a wide range of skills, united by the urgent need to demonstrate that there are stories of a better world that need telling.

RESET’s work has been recognised multiple times, including by UNESCO, the GreenTecAwards and the initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas”.

Keynote, Workshop or Expert Article – RESET Shares Its Knowledge

With RESET we’ve been keeping our eye on global developments in the area of “digital for good“ for more than ten years. During this time we’ve discovered hundreds of clever solutions, detected new movements and reported on emerging trends. We’re happy to share our knowledge about digital green and social innovations.

How is RESET financed?

RESET is financed through fixed, independent funding partners, as well as receiving partial funding through making our expertise available to selected ecopreneurs. We sometimes receive funding for individual environmental projects. Because RESET.org does not use advertising or content marketing, we also rely on donations from our community.
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News about RESET

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RESET Special Feature: Civic Tech – Ways out of the Climate Crisis with Digital Civic Engagement

With the help of digital tools, citizens can uncover environmental problems, collect important data and support protective measures. In our new upcoming Special Feature, we explore the question: How can civic tech solutions advance climate protection?

RESET Joins MagnEFi Conference for Talk on Digitisation and Sustainability

RESET was asked to present a talk on the many ways digital technologies can impact our environment.

RESET Panel at the Bits & Bäume Conference: A Successful Energy Transition in Your Neighbourhood

From September 31st to October 2nd, 2022, the Bits & Bäume Conference will take place in Berlin. RESET will take the stage to host an expert panel.
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Interview: “Digitisation urgently needs to be used for justice and environmental protection – the Bits and Bäume Conference is more important than ever.”

From 30 September to 2 October 2022, the second Bits and Bäume (Bits & Trees) Conference will take place at Technische Universität Berlin. We talked to Friederike Hildebrandt about the role of digitalisation at German environmental NGO BUND, as well as the importance of the conference.

New RESET Greenbook: Energy Transition – The Future is Networked

The call for a genuine energy turnaround has rarely been louder. But how can this succeed? The new RESET Greenbook presents digital, innovative solutions and sheds light on the background.

New RESET Project: Mission Climate Neutrality – Driving Transformation with Digital Solutions

RESET is launching a new project. In four online special features, we are approaching the question of how the target level of climate neutrality can be achieved with digital support – and as quickly as possible.

Job offer for Editor from Ukraine

You just arrived from Ukraine and are looking for a job in Berlin? We offer you the opportunity to work with us in the online editorial team.

Solutions Instead of Apocalypse – Donate to RESET Now!

There are only seven years left to curb the climate catastrophe. Seven valuable years to bring smart solutions forward. That’s exactly what we’re doing with RESET – and you can support us!
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RESET Live Talk @re:publica 2021: “Satellites for Sustainability”

Satellites are powerful weapons in the fight against deforestation, overfishing and plastic waste. But there are downsides too, to the recent huge increase in the number of satellites orbiting the Earth. In RESET’s upcoming event at the re:publica conference 2021, we’ll be taking a closer look at projects using satellites for the good of the planet, and discussing a whole range of different solutions for sustainable space travel.