The Council consists of 15 public figures. Its tasks comprise developing contributions to implement the National Sustainability Strategy, specifying concrete areas for action and projects, as well as making sustainability an important public issue. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel is continuing the national Sustainability Strategy.
On this website you will find details on the members of the Council, the mandate given by the Federal Government, the Council’s current work programme, the fact sheet as well as information about the Council’s office, its bid invitations and its rules of procedure (in German).
Topical information about the Council:
- St. Gallen (Schweiz): Happiness and Profit – Well-being as alternative objective function for business?
- Berlin (Haus der Kulturen der Welt): 12th Annual Conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development
- Husum: HUSUM WindEnergy 2012