Brakel and Willebadessen have had their 2021 accounts drawn up in accordance with the values of the Economy for the Common Good.
In several workshops, the municipalities actively engaged with their public procurement and analyzed their procurement practices according to ethical and ecological criteria. They looked at their budgetary and financial policies and asked how they could use their financial resources in a meaningful and sustainable way. In their dealings with employees, elected officials and volunteers, values such as the right to integrity and the free development of personality and gender were helpful. Brakel and Willebadessen dealt with the essential ethical values and principles as well as the relationship of the municipality to its citizens and questioned whether their services are aligned with social and ecological criteria. Last but not least, they asked whether their activities create meaning for the people and for the social environment.