Blue Angel - the German Ecolabel: 40 Years. Good for...

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On the 40th anniversary of the Blue Angel, this publication recaps the history of the German Ecolabel, the world's first environmental label, and gives an overview of where it stands today and what's next.
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German Government's Too Good for the Bin Initiative

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The initiative aims at reducing food waste in Germany. The initiative aims at helping consumers to reduce their food waste by applying 10 `golden rules´ of food waste reduction. The rules range from reducing shopping lists to proper refrigeration to usage of...

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The German Federal Ecodesign Award

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The Federal Ecodesign Award is Germany’s highest state award for ecological design. As sponsors, the Federal Environment Ministry and the Federal Environment Agency represent credibility, quality and informed validation.The German Federal Ecodesign Award is...

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Implementing the German National Program on Sustainable...

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A range of activities at national level are designed to implement the German National Program on Sustainable Consumption. They include setting up the German Government's National Network on Sustainable Consumption and the German Government's Competence Centre...

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The German Sustainable Development Strategy

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On 11 January 2017, the Federal Government approved this new version of the Sustainable Development Strategy, the most extensive enhancement of the Strategy since its first adoption in 2002. The notion of sustainable development has never been so pervasive an...

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Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

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The Partnership for Sustainable Textiles is a multi-stakeholder initiative with members from the fields of business, politics and the civil society with the objective of achieving social, environmental and economic improvements all along the textile supply cha...

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The German government's National Programme on...

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The National Programme on Sustainable Consumption is a first step towards implementing the 2030 Agenda. It is meant to support efforts to bring German consumption patterns and lifestyles into harmony with the planet's limits. In order to achieve this, the prog...

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Redefining Ecolabels to Improve Sustainability and...

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This report aims to evaluate to what extent the project succeeded in reaching its intended goals, to draw lessons learned, and present recommendations for future actions. The report's methodology is based on the compilation and review of all project documen...

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