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 [...]
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 [...]
BEST ECONOMY forum 2021– the counter-model to Davos considers it possible to have an economy which serves the common good “Take action not words!” is the theme for this year’s alternative economic summit, the BEST ECONOMY forum (BEf), which will be held from April 2oth to the 22nd, 2021 as an online event due [...]
Economy for the Common Good (ECG) accepted the invitation of the German government and issued a joint statement on the German Sustainability Strategy. With the support of various politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs, ECG offered suggestions for additions to the sustainability strategy and illustrated the reasoning for these. The proposals aim to increase the binding [...]