From the Council

Systematically laying the foundations for a sustainable food system is essential

Recommendation of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) for the State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development on 8 June 2020; Berlin, 30 April 2020

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Making Germany a leader in sustainable finance

RNE-Recommendation re the interim report of the Sustainable Finance Committee dated 05.03.2020

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A sustainable recovery from the coronavirus crisis

Eight recommendations by the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) for the recovery from the coronavirus crisis; Berlin, 13 May 2020

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Sustainable supply chains

Recommendation of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) for effectively embedding sustainability and human rights in global supply chains; Berlin, 13 May 2020

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EEAC Network publishes paper on Covid19 response

The EEAC Network - a network that brings together 17 advisory bodies on climate change, the environment and sustainable development from 13 European countries and regions - has published a paper “Responding to Covid19: Building social, economic and environmental resilience with the European Green Deal”.

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+++ Announcement +++ Reappointment of the German Council for Sustainable Development: the Office extends a warm welcome to all Council members, both newly appointed and returning, and looks forward to working together!

On 11 December 2019, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel announced to the federal cabinet the regular reappointment of the members of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE).

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Wake-up call in New York, consequences here: RNE is co-founder of ‘Global Forum for National SDG Advisory Bodies’

With its five summits within a week, the General Assembly of the United Nations is aiming to accelerate realisation of the 2030 Agenda. More needs to be done towards implementing the Sustainable Development Goals on behalf of climate protection, world health and development finance.

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DIE ANSAGE: messages for New York

Please find here the 4 messages for New York formulated by “DIE ANSAGE”s audience on 17 September 2019.

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Athens Sustainability Outlook 2019: do we need a sustainability passport for companies?

The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) is continuing the European dialogue on sustainability: a conference in Athens focuses on the topic of sustainable finance and the reporting of companies’ non-financial performance as well as examining how the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations can be integrated into education.

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Germany to assume a leading role in Sustainable Finance

This is the decision reached by the State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development at the end of February. It also announced the creation of a Sustainable Finance Advisory Council. Moreover, green and sustainable German Federal Bonds are to be reviewed with respect to their efficiency.

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