Florian Harkort


Inhaber, Geschäftsführer / CEO, FAIREVER — Artisanal Gold

Leipzig, Germany


Fairtrade Gold
Fair Trade Gold
Nachhaltige Geldanlage
Faires Gold
Fair gehandeltes Gold
Max Havelaar Gold
Ethisch korrektes Gold
Ethical Gold
Responsible Gold
Grünes Gold
Öko Gold
Gold als Geldanlage
Impact Investing
Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)
Grünes Geld
Fairer Handel
Nachhaltige Entwicklung
Sustainable Development
Nachhaltiger Bergbau
Responsible Mining
Fairmined Gold
Fairmined Silber
Fairtrade Silber


Professional experience for Florian Harkort

  • Current 7 years and 2 months, since Apr 2015

    Geschäftsführer / CEO

    FAIREVER — Artisanal Gold

    Die Vision von FAIREVER (ehem. TRAID GOLD) ist es, Fairmined & Fairtrade Gold aus dem verantwortungsvollen Kleinbergbau ethischen Konsumenten zugänglich zu machen. Unser Angebot: Fairmined & Fairtrade Schmuck-Halbzeuge, Goldbarren & Münzen. Für eine faire Zukunft für die Minenarbeiter, ihre Familien und die Umwelt. So glänzt Gold für alle. — Themen: Fair Trade Gold, Faires Gold, Fair Gold, Grünes Gold, Nachhaltige Geldanlage, Impact Investing. FAIREVER ist eine Initiative der Fairever GmbH.

  • 7 months, Sep 2014 - Mar 2015

    From Berlin to Singapore

    On the Road...

    The experience of a life-time: Traveling down the winding road from Berlin to Singapore with an old Volkswagen camper van. — Experiencing the culture, people and nature of Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia. — Spending time with my little family on Bali, the Island of the Gods, and getting new inspiration...

  • 4 years and 7 months, Oct 2009 - Apr 2014

    CEO & Co-Founder

    pocketvillage GmbH

    At pocketvillage we built the largest meta-search engine (at its time) for unique and responsible travel activities & tours. Its fun and intuitive "Inspire Me"​ trip configurator won us multiple awards, global press coverage (e.g. The Guardian's "Best Travel Websites Ever"), and ultimately 1MM $ in funding by a leading online travel agency and others.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 2007 - Dec 2010

    Workshop Facilitator & Trainer

    AIESEC Germany

    In total 5 years of AIESEC eXPerience: Working at the world's largest student organization. — Leadership in practice, working in a rocking team, strategic planning & project management, conference hosting, intercultural communications, workshop facilitation, world issues...

  • 3 months, Apr 2009 - Jun 2009

    From Addis Abeba to Cape Town

    On the road...

    Travelling from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Cape Town, South Africa. With backpack, tent and public transport. Together with pocketvillage co-founder Martin - this is where our business idea started...

  • 8 months, Sep 2008 - Apr 2009

    Private Sector Development, Ethiopia

    Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

    Private sector development: Engineering Capacity Building Program (ecbp) — My responsibilities: Enhancing the local value chains of selected agricultural products; developing & implementing management accounting tools; and designing & facilitating stakeholder workshops to achieve maximum inclusiveness. — www.giz.de — To conclude my "African experience", I went on a 3 months trip from Addis Abeba to Cape Town, with a backpack, a tent and lots of luck... :)

  • 6 months, Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

    Trainee in Sustainability Services

    Ernst & Young AG

    Trainee in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) / Sustainability Services department. — Based at Ernst & Young HQ for Germany and European HQ of CSR Services. — Support in management consulting, sustainability reporting assurance, environmental management, organizing stakeholder dialogues.

  • 1 year, Mar 2006 - Feb 2007

    Vice President Finance

    AIESEC Stuttgart & Hohenheim

    Strategic planning, financial management, projects, accounting, property management, over €100k turnover. — Leading the finance team of 5 people. — During my term we took care for 50 international interns in Stuttgart. — Motto: "Bookkeeping For A Better World!"

Educational background for Florian Harkort

  • 4 years, Oct 2004 - Sep 2008

    Agricultural Economics

    Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart

    Topics: Agricultural value chains, international trade & development, political science, rural development, sustainable resources management, project management & consulting, certified trainer qualification — Final thesis: "Food Business and the Global Water Challenge" (see link below).


  • German

    First language

  • English



Nachhaltige Geldanleger
Aufgeklärte Goldkäufer
Anleger mit Ethik & Werten
Ethische Investoren
Family Offices
Grüne Banken
Fair gehandeltes Gold


Social Entrepreneurship
Nachhaltige Entwicklung
Web Startups
Nachhaltige Geldanlage
Gold als Geldanlage
Leckeres Essen
GLS Bank
Corporate Social Responsibility

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