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.
Sustainable Flensburg 2030: Online – Participation for the urban development strategy started on june 17th.
In Germany, around one in six euros is spent by the public sector (federal, state and local authorities). With this procurement volume of over €350 billion per year – or around 13% of the gross domestic product – the public sector has a decisive share in the demand for sustainable products and services. Slightly more than half of this expenditure is accounted for by municipal institutions. The switch to fair sustainable procurement holds great potential here.
On 23.04.2022, the members of the steering group met for their first meeting. 38 stakeholders from urban society and politics from the fields of social affairs, ecology, economy, governance, culture, integration, international affairs and science are working on developing an integrated sustainability strategy for Flensburg until 2023. The steering group is acting in an advisory capacity and is developing new municipal guiding principles as well as strategic and operational goals for Flensburg’s future direction.
The annual congress is the leading event of the DVNW (Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk) Akademie GmbH on questions of public procurement and public procurement law. This year, it took place again in Berlin on Friday the, 5th of November. The Procurement Day addresses representatives of public contracting authorities, private sector companies, the legal system, politics and science related to the topic.
Nynke Hack introduces herself: Four questions for Nynke Hack, who joined corsus as a consultant in May 2021.
corsus was commissioned by SKEW to support the city of Aschaffenburg together with Julia Pfinder in the preparation of the sustainability report according to BNK.
The city of Stockelsdorf starts its common good balance sheet with a kick-off workshop involving its administration.