German Almanac of Sustainability 2018

The 2018 Almanac of Sustainability presents ideas and actions aimed at achieving a future-oriented, equitable and open society by the year 2030.

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable development entails treating environmental aspects on an equal footing with social and economic aspects. Making this abundantly clear is one of the Council’s missions. Future-oriented management means that we have to leave future generations a globally intact ecological, social and economic system. The one cannot be achieved without the others.

Fields of Work of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)

Sustainability policy in Germany

The German Sustainable Development Strategy gives sustainable development concrete shape through its goals and indicators and in so doing offers long-term orientation for sustainability policy in Germany. Various institutions – including the RNE – are tasked with ensuring that the principle of sustainability is applied throughout the federal government’s work.

Additional information on sustainability policy in Germany
German Almanac of Sustainability