Dr Anke Butscher and Ulrike Amann, working for the International Federation for the Economy for the Common Good and in cooperation with the Bertelsmann Foundation and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, an international network of sustainable municipalities, have published a guide and corresponding background information for common good-oriented stocktaking of sustainable development.
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Corsus is working with municipal business development agencies to set up advisory services on fair business practices – apply now as a business development agency for the pilot phase!
Municipalities in Germany are increasingly basing their strategic development on the guiding principles of sustainability or the common good. Both concepts complement each other and can be developed and implemented in an integrated way. This is the central finding of a study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung, the European Secretariat of ICLEI and the International Association for the Promotion of the Common Good Economy.
What are the consequences of the changes on planning and life in cities?
In the newly published book “Die Stadt nach Corona” (The City after Corona) by Doris Kleinlein and Friederike Meyer, the two editors asked architects, urban planners and other actors from academia and practice to venture an outlook on the city after Corona. Friederike Meyer interviewed Anke Butscher and Bárbara Calderón Gómez-Tejedor about the common good economy in municipalities and new values in urban development.
The city of Stockelsdorf starts its common good balance sheet with a kick-off workshop involving its administration.
Dr. Anke Butscher provides insight in her talk at the Deutscher Stadtmarketingtag 2021 on how the Economy for the Common Good can be used in Sustainable Urban Development.
On April 19, the Bremen’s municipal cleaning service starts the process to become a common good company with a kick-off workshop.
In implementing sustainability strategies, more and more municipalities are aligning themselves with the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, there are already a number of municipalities that have drawn up a common good balance sheet.
In the newly published book article “Hinterm Deich wird alles gut”, Dr. Anke Butscher of corsus reports on the balancing process of three municipalities.