Statutes

(Unof­fi­cial trans­la­tion of the offi­cial Ger­man version.)

The pur­pose of the com­pany is the world­wide pro­mo­tion of devel­op­ment coop­er­a­tion, envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion, and education.

In addi­tion, the pur­pose of the com­pany is to raise funds for the pro­mo­tion of devel­op­ment coop­er­a­tion, envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion and edu­ca­tion through other non-profit organ­i­sa­tions or through a pub­lic cor­po­ra­tion accord­ing to § 58 No. 1 of the Ger­man fis­cal code.

The pur­pose of the com­pany is real­ized by:

  • Imple­men­ta­tion of projects and ini­tia­tives in devel­op­ment coop­er­a­tion, cli­mate mit­i­ga­tion and adap­ta­tion to cli­mate change. These include projects in the areas of dis­as­ter risk reduc­tion, adapted agri­cul­ture, refor­esta­tion, renew­able energy or energy efficiency.
  • Activ­i­ties to raise funds and dona­tions to imple­ment projects and ini­tia­tives in devel­op­ment coop­er­a­tion, cli­mate mit­i­ga­tion and adap­ta­tion and education.
  • To increase aware­ness and knowl­edge of the com­plex global inter­de­pen­dence between cli­mate change, devel­op­ment, polit­i­cal free­dom, social jus­tice, envi­ron­ment and peace in the con­text of the world economy.
  • Capac­ity build­ing (through voca­tional and pro­fes­sional train­ings, etc.) and trans­fer of knowl­edge to other non-profit organ­i­sa­tions or pub­lic cor­po­ra­tions whose aim is to pro­mote devel­op­ment coop­er­a­tion, cli­mate change mit­i­ga­tion or adaptation.