Economy and Environment

Economy and Environment

Economy and Environment are two sides of the same coin. Economy and ecology have been unjustly conceived as opposing elements for too long. On the contrary, ecology and economy belong together. A healthy environment and a sparing and careful use of natural resources are prerequisites for a stable economic and social development in the long term. 

"I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked."

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Svenja Schulze Federal Environment Minister <b><i>&quot;I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked.&quot;</i></b>

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Sustainability · International | 28.09.20

Calling European companies to make sustainable investments

As the European Sustainable Finance Summit gets underway, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Environment Minister Svenja Schulze are calling on European companies to invest more in sustainable economic activities.
Calling European companies to make sustainable investments
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International Climate Initiative | 17.07.20

Global green recovery and the International Climate Initiative

The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is providing approximately 68 million euros in funds from the International Climate Initiative (IKI) to 29 projects in 25 countries.
Global green recovery and the International Climate Initiative
Svenja Schulze präsentiert das Umweltgutachten via Webcam
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Sustainable Development | 14.05.20

New SRU report

The German Advisory Council on the Environment (SRU) has submitted a report to the BMU, entitled "Towards an ambitious environmental policy in Germany and Europe".
New SRU report
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Petersberg Climate Dialogue Digital | 28.04.20

Green economic recovery will lead to a more resilient future

In these times dominated by the coronavirus, climate action remains an acute global challenge. The economic recovery in the coming months must be used to achieve the necessary progress on climate action as well.
Green economic recovery will lead to a more resilient future