ThyssenKrupp AG is a German conglomerate that deals with a variety of industries. From steel, engineering, and capital goods such as components and systems for the automotive industry, elevators, and escalators, ThyssenKrupp is a German powerhouse. Germany is phasing out nuclear power by 2022, and by 2050, plans on becoming almost completely dependent on renewables as a source of energy. So, what does this have to do with me? Well, on top of majoring in International Relations, I’m also a German major concentrating in International Business. ThyssenKrupp is a business and it’s pretty international. Not only that, I’m currently writing a research paper on Germany’s renewable energy endeavor and ThyssenKrupp will be right in the thick of it. And to add even more to that, since I’m an aficionado for architecture/aesthetically pleasing buildings, I’ve noticed that ThyssenKrupp has a pretty nifty headquarters in Essen, Deutschland.