GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute is an independent think tank in consumption, economics and society and a premium event location. Think Tank Event Location Latest trend updates Show all 2019: The year of protest – GDI information graphic 2019 protests took place all over the world: from Hong Kong to India, the Middle East, Africa and Europe to North, Central and South America. The reasons vary. In the run-up to European Trend Day, an exclusive graphic by the GDI provides an overview of where and when protests took place Learn more High, not drunk: Generation Z is into CBD The beverage industry is preparing for an alcohol-free future. Investments are being made in cannabis. A GDI study describes how the herb sheds its image as a pothead drug and evolves into a high-tech drink. Learn more How digitalization creates new social hierarchies In the era of abundance, social hierarchies change. This chart of a recent GDI study illustrates the differences between social classes in a digitized future. Learn more "Planetary Health Diet" - or: How we can save ourselves and our planet The way we eat today is not only bad for our planet, but also for us. The "Planetary Health Diet" is a diet intended to protect human health as well as earth. Learn more Food loss: Why is our food disappearing? To feed ten billion people theoretically wouldn't be a problem. In practice, the situation is different. For example, food is lost along the entire supply chain. In a graph, GDI researchers summarise important reasons and drivers. Learn more GDI RESEARCH Revolution! New technologies turn consumption upside down The path to the digital future is marked by technological changes. Some of them have already happened and are already common, others we can’t even imagine. A GDI graphic illustrates what might come next. Mehr erfahren GDI RESEARCH Prosumism: The Buyer Becomes Producer and Seller GDI researchers write in the study "The End of Consumption as We Know It" that there is no longer a classic way for a product to reach the consumer via manufacturing and retailing. Anyone can take up any position in the chain. Learn more GDI RESEARCH Artificial realities: The division of body and mind will be our future "Synthetic", artificially generated experiences could soon be as real as physical ones. But what are the consequences? - A thought experiment on the future of consumption. Learn more GDI RESEARCH Analog driven digital world? An update is needed! The analog age is over, and the digital age has long since begun. How can the data-driven world be made future-proof? - Answers from the new GDI study "The End of Consumption". Learn more 12000 are already reading our newsletter – how about you? Subscribe here for a monthly update from the GDI Upcomig GDI event Digitisation Society Technology 11 March 2020 16th European Trend Day Morals First: The Rise of Consumer Activism Learn more Our recent publications Food European Food Trends Report 2019 Hacking Food: Redefining What We Eat GDI-Study No. 47 / 2019 Languages: German, English Learn more Digitisation Marketing Tourism Out and About With Smart Assistants A scenario for travelling in the future Study, 2019 (free download) Languages: German, French, English Commissioned by: Conference of Regional Tourism Directors in Switzerland (RDK) Learn more Digitisation Retail Consumption Economy The End of Consumption as We Know It When data makes retail superfluous GDI Study No. 46 / 2019 Languages: German, English Publishers: GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Format: PDF Learn more Our researchers David Bosshart CEO Dr. David Bosshart, CEO of the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for consumption, economic and social studies, Rüschlikon/Zurich. Karin Frick Head Think Tank, Member of the Executive Board Karin Frick is Head of Think Tank and a Member of the Executive Board at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. As an economist, she researches trends and countertrends in business, society and consumption. Marta Kwiatkowski Schenk Senior Researcher, Deputy Head Think Tank Marta Kwiatkowski is a Senior Researcher & Advisor at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute and analyses social, economic, and technological trends. Jakub Samochowiec Senior Researcher Jakub Samochowiec is a Senior Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He analyses social, economic, and technological changes with a focus on decision, old age, media and consumption. Detlef Gürtler Senior Researcher Detlef Gürtler is Senior Researcher at the GDI. Until 2016 he was editor-in-chief of the GDI Impuls magazine published by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. Gürtler analyses social changes with a focus on work, economics and finance. Zhan Li Senior Researcher Zhan Li is an Associate Senior Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. His main research topics include the future of globalisation, thought leadership and scenario planning. Christine Schäfer Researcher Christine Schäfer is a researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on food, consumption and trade. Stefan Breit Researcher Stefan Breit is a researcher at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on living, infrastructure and environment.