Team

Daniel Schlegel​

Samed Halilovic

Franziska Geyer

Julian Fertl

Rina Balfanz

Our concern

To keep the meaning of life on our planet permanently tangible is the goal of the founder. For this reason his demand is an evaluation of our environmental situation, analysis of threatening scenarios and development of measures that preserve and protect biodiversity. Therefore the forest is our center of attention – his various composition, abundance of species and sustainable options for use.

Teachers, scientists, politicians, entrepreneurs and all humans are asked to counteract devastation of natural spaces, threatening of plants and creatures caused by climate changes and urban sprawl through cooperative behaviour in order to make earth habitable for future generations.

Main focus in the foundation

Support of conservation, landscape maintenance, environment protection, education, science and research

Measures that serve the protection, wilding and reforestation of forests with simultaneous combating of economic timber extraction (unless it serves to avert danger).

Strengthening alternative energiessuch as wind power, hydropower and solar energy (as well as the associated creation of awareness among the population).

Bringing generations closer to the forest through forest adventure tours, forest action days, forest children's birthday parties, forest holiday weekends and family Sundays in the forest

Promoting scientific enquiry of forest threats from drought, storms, extreme temperatures, forest fires, monocultures and widespread deforestation

Support for NGOs in the creation and protection of virgin forests and species-rich mixed forests

Strategies of sustainability in the fields of eco-farming and close to nature agriculture

Promotion of measures to improve the carbon footprint in the areas of energy, tourism, agriculture, consumption, transport, waste, business and private households

Biodiversity, protection of species and retreat areas for animals in forests

News & Events

Berliner Stiftungswoche​

This year, the organisers of the Berliner Stiftungswoche faced a special challenge. The entire programme was handled digitally as far as possible. The topic of "A Question of Climate" is highly topical and overall the format was a complete success with over 80 participating foundations. Daniel took part in the kick-off event and spoke about the foundation's founding as well as last year's engagement. For all those who missed it, you can access the recording of the event directly via the link.

12. Berliner Stiftungswoche #digital_dabei

Partner organisations

Deutsche Umwelthilfe

Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V.

Support of the judicial enforcement measures for clean air

GLS Treuhand Zukunftsstiftung Entwicklung

Zukunftsstiftung Entwicklung der GLS Treuhand

"Gemeingut Amazonien" for the protection of the rainforest in Peru

GermanZero

Supporting GermanZero in its environmental policy work

NABU Naturschutzverbund Deutschland e.V.

Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V.

Renaturation of the Lower Havel and reforestation in Rwanda with the NABU Stiftung International

hestia e.v.

hestia e.V.

Support in housing for single women - Social Commitment

Umweltinstitut München

Umweltinstitut München e.V.

Support for the "Demokratie von unten"  campaign for more climate protection

BUND Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen

Promotion of the lawsuit against the Datteln 4 hard coal-fired power plant

Bezirksamt Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf

Planting of five willows on the playground at Hochmeisterplatz

Abstimmung21

We see the need for referendums at the federal level and share the conviction of Abstimmung21 100%

Delta Cultura

Tree planting and vegetable garden at the Delta Cultura education centre

Agent Green

Reforestation of mountain forests in the Southern Carpathians of Romania

Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Schöneberg

City trees on Cosimaplatz and Rheinstraße

City of Lukavac

Green avenues and spot reforestation against air pollution in the industrial city of Lukavac

Das Gute Ruft

Das Gute Ruft, an eco-social creative agency that exclusively supports social enterprises and ecological projects, helped us design our website.

Berlin Reklame

Berlin Reklame donated 15 tree signs made of oak scraps for our Berlin city trees.

Die Klimawette

Bet that...the climate bet can activate 1 million people to save at least 1 million tonnes of CO2 by the next World Climate Conference in Glasgow. Together we can reach the 1.5 degree target. Bet!? 10 tons CO2-savings we have already donated for cooking facilities and clean drinking water in Rwanda.

Die Klimawette / Jackpot

Promise! If the climate bet reaches the target of 1 million tonnes of CO2-savings, we again add the amount of 10 tons CO2-savings on top. The money is to be used for a biogas plant in Nepal.

Sustainability & Ethics

Working materials and website

Unsere Laptops und Bildschirme sind recycelte Altgeräte von der AfB gemeinnützige GmbH aus Berlin.  Mit Raidboxes haben wir ein sicheres und klimapositives WordPress Hosting. Deren Rechenzentren (Standort Deutschland und DSGVO-konform) laufen mit garantiertem Ökostrom aus Wasserkraft und zudem pflanzen sie einen Baum für jede gehostete WordPress-Seite. Unsere Website ist CO2-optimiert und emittiert nur 0,64g CO2 pro Aufruf – sie ist nachhaltiger und sauberer als 63% der getesteten Seiten (website carbon test). The Foundation's mailbox at Mailbox.org is data secure, ad-free and carbon neutral.

Bank Accounts

All bank accounts of the foundation exclusively are at the GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG. In terms of social, ethic and ecological standards we very much agree with them. For us it is important that even this "side issue" is thought sustainable and financial investment in any taboo sector is excluded strictly.

Business Cards

Our business cards are produced using natural colours. They are biodegradable and can be planted as they contain seeds.

Rental houses

The rental flats in the Foundation's houses are mostly renovated to be energy-efficient and obtain green electricity and gas from Greenpeace. You can find more ethical principles specifically for renting the flats here.

Constitution & Annual Reports

Transparency is an essential thing. Hence you can download our constitution and all reports here.

Constitution & Recognition

Constitution download
Recognition download

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2019

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