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January 15, 2000

Establishment of Forum für Verantwortung—Foundation for scientific education and education for seniors.

The mission of the foundation is defined as “promoting
education and science to enable people to act on the basis of insights and responsibility.”


Scientific colloquiums
Book series Forum für Verantwortung (named after the foundation), focus on sustainability

July 5, 2006

The name of the foundation is shortened to Forum für Verantwortung


Establishment of the educational initiative Encouraging Sustainability
Book series on the future of the Earth

July 14, 2010

Authorization of the changes to the articles of association concerning the mission of the foundation, which now includes “promoting education, science, and research,
particularly in the area of sustainable development.”


Employment of an Executive Director and staff


Founding of the Association of Friends of the Foundation

Since 2013

Colloquiums for young scholars
ZEIT WISSEN Award Encouraging Sustainability


Book series: Blueprints for a world with a future (German only)
Forum für Verantwortung presents its new logo and website

January 15, 2015

15th anniversary of the establishment of the foundation
Forum für Verantwortung