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October, 2022

Annual Gathering of German Foundations

Foundations can take more action on climate and sustainability Paneldiscussion with Svenja Schulze, Nina Smidt, Dorothea Sick-Thies and Ilham Habibie; moderation: Christiane Grefe Leipzig, September 2022: Ilham Habibie from The Habibie Center Foundation in Jakarta put it in a nutshell: “We all have to develop new forms of partnership cooperation and raise credibility in view of the climate crisis that [...]

September, 2022

FOUNDATIONS 20 IN INDONESIA : Urgent call from foundations and philanthropy for much more climate action

International climate network of foundations partners cooperates with key civil society actors in Jakarta At this year's main gathering of the international foundation platform F20, the hybrid Climate Solutions Forum, the most pressing global challenges have been discussed in a solutions-oriented, cross-sector dialogue in Jakarta, especially with a very young, Indonesian audience. Once again, following the G7 meeting in late [...]

August, 2022

F20 Climate Solutions Forum 2022 – September 7th to September 8th in Jakarta

Jakarta/Indonesia, September 2022: Foundations Platform F20 and The Habibie Center are pleased to host this year´s (hybrid) F20 Climate Solutions Forum, from Wednesday, September 7th to Thursday, September, 8th in Jakarta together with their Indonesian F20 partners Bina Swadaya Foundation, Wahid Foundation and Yayasan Dharma Bhakti Astra (YDBA) Foundation. The F20 Climate Solutions Forum will be also supported by Filantropi [...]

July, 2022

On the G7 Summit and F20 Climate Dialogue: Focus on the need for more international cooperation

Munich, Elmau, June 2022: All eyes were on Castle Elmau in the south of Germany in the last days where Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz called upon the G7 member states to convene from June 26th-28th for the G7 summit. The summit was met with high expectations in a very challenging environment with a war in  Europe. The world’s ability to [...]

Climate lawsuit against RWE in decisive phase: On-site meeting with experts in Peru concluded

Climate case of a Peruvian farmer and mountain guide against German energy company RWE at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm: judges and experts travelled to Peru / experts examined the danger of a possible flood wave for the plaintiff's house Huaraz, July 2022: The climate lawsuit of the Peruvian Andean farmer and mountain guide Saúl Luciano Lliuya against the [...]

April, 2022

Indonesian – German – Energy Transition Symposium in the context of G7 and G20 in the year 2022

A JUST ENERGY TRANSITION Matching Learning Curves From Germany And Indonesia  22.03.2022: Under the headline of “A Just Energy Transition – Matching Learning Curves From Germany And Indonesia”, the virtual event provided an overview of learning curves from Indonesia and Germany on the energy transition including questions such as CO2 pricing, phase out of coal and upscaling renewable energy in [...]

Court taking evidence in Peru for RWE case

The RWE case is finally moving forward: in summer, the Higher Regional Court of Hamm will conduct a site visit to Huaraz. The visit had been delayed since 2019 due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In Peru, judges and court-appointed experts will examine the risk of glacial lake outburst flood affecting the plaintiff Saúl Luciano Lliuya’s house. Saúl Luciano Lliuya [...]

February, 2022

German G7 presidency: Many foundations from Germany are willing to become part of the solution

F20 climate gathering of German Foundations (so called "Sinsheimer Climate Dialogue") on February 8   “Acting resolutely instead of merely reacting”[1] is the guiding principle of Germany holding the G7 Presidency in 2022. As a subgroup of the G20, the G7 has a huge potential in translating bold commitments into climate-effective policies and build momentum for a “Just Transition” in [...]

Short report on the results of the COP26 in Glasgow

Ambitious implementation of Paris is now on the agenda  „Glasgow had two faces“ Glasgow, Nov. 2021: Klaus Milke as Chairman and Noah Walker-Crawford from the Board of Trustees were on the ground in Glasgow for almost the entire duration of the important COP26 climate conference on behalf of Stiftung Zukunftsfähigkeit. So was also Christoph Bals as Chairman of the Board [...]

October, 2021

Successful meeting of the international platform of foundations in Milan: G20 countries must put their words into deeds

Milan, October 1st, 2021. The Foundations Platform F20 consisting of more than 70 foundations mainly from the G20 countries calls upon the G20 Heads of State to act on the global climate crisis and to agree on concrete targets and tools on upscaling renewable energy, protecting biodiversity and the decarbonisation of the global finance markets. At the annual F20 meeting [...]

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