The German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) is German’s central environmental authority and researches, advises and informs on numerous environmental protection issues. It also observes and evaluates the state of environment.
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety is responsible for protecting citizens from environmental toxins and radiation, for the sustainable use of raw materials and natural ressources and for climate protection.
As the first sustainable eco-bank, the GLS Bank supports open and transparent financial markets and promotes sustainable and fair projects and companies with its fund.
The GLS Treuhand supports people in using their money through donations, fondations and wills in a uesful and non-profit way for a socially just, peaceful and sustainable world.
The Sustainability Research Center (artec) is an interdisciplinary Center of the University of Bremen for scientific research on sustainability issues.
EWS Schönau stands for Electricity Plants Schönau, which carries the idea of a citizen-owned and ecological energy supply. The green electricity comes from 100% renewable energy from independent plants in which no nuclear or coal companies are directly or indirectly involved.