Guidelines by Matthias Kasper and Gerd Hofielen These guidelines are aimed at companies and organisations that are concerned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and wish to contribute to their implementation. The model of the Economy for the Common Good (ECG) and its control instrument the Common Good Balance Sheet serve as essential [...]
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How the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations can be linked to the Common Good Balance Sheet of cities, counties and municipalities. When implementing sustainability strategies, an increasing number of municipalities are guided by the United Nations' 2030 Agenda with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, there are already a number [...]
Businesses act for the Common Good and the SDGs Guidelines by Matthias Kasper and Gerd Hofielen These guidelines are aimed at companies and organizations that are concerned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and wish to contribute to their implementation. The model of the Economy for the Common Good (ECG) and its control instrument [...]
The ECG-balanced company Taifun-Tofu won the German Sustainability Award in the category "Small and medium-sized enterprises". In the explanatory statement, the company writes that its plant-based organic foods "make an important contribution to feeding the growing world population". The renowned German award honours companies that combine economic success with social responsibility and environmental protection in an [...]
Global responsibility begins with us. The Regensburg Sustainability Week 2022 took place from June 27 to July 03, under the motto "17 goals. Our future". The aim of this week is to promote sustainability awareness in all dimensions. More than 120 events throughout the city stimulate reflection, make examples of commitment visible and show [...]
The Economy for the Common Good (ECG) Founder Christian Felber will be one of the Keynote speakers at the 2nd Society 5.0 conference «Creating the future together». The conference will be hybrid: online and physical in the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, June 20 to 22, 2022. This event is [...]
The ECG movement started in 2010 with the publication of the first edition of the book "Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie" (Economy for the Common Good) by Christian Felber and the presentation of a first version of the common good balance sheet by a group of Austrian entrepreneurs. More than 2,000 companies, mainly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), [...]
In the face of climate change and growing inequality, our current way of measuring economic success is unfit. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is not designed to support human and planetary thriving. It fails to inform decision-makers how sustainable our economies really are. The Common Good Product (CGP) is a new innovative measure [...]