Agado Germany

agado

What We Do Agado accompanies and supports people, organisations, communities and companies on their way to a more sustainable way of life and business. Through campaigns, trainings, projects and individual support, Agado aims to make a contribution to a fairer, more responsible and future-oriented organisation of our society.
Location Germany
Members Since 2010
Audiences/Sector Community/Businesses
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Our Mission Agado’s goal is to promote sustainable thinking and acting in people and organizations. They believe that sustainable behaviour is best achieved by one learning to follow their own path. Further, Agado believes that achieving sustainable development thrives on the commitment of all actors involved and their sharing of knowledge. Their activities are designed to enable one to find and follow their own path.
Areas of Work Agado is active in the following areas: Sustainable procurement in municipalities and companies, behaviour change and empowerment programmes, international cooperations and funded projects. Agado has implemented projects that cover various aspects of sustainable development in companies, municipalities, international organisations, schools, and households.
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Opportunities to collaborate Support and advise companies, municipalities and organizations in the selection of suitable funding programs, the application and the handling of international projects in the field of sustainable development. In addition, the organization has years of exeperince with EU funding and can advise on finding partners within the Union, and tailoring a budget according to specific funding requirements. The organization also provides assistance in project management.
Case studies/Highlights Water Explorer: An international educational program for schools and youth groups, monitored by GAP International.
Green economy in the Alpine regions: The Alpine Convention, a framework agreement on sustainable development in the Alpine region, publishes an Alpine Status Report every two years, with a rotating chair. The Alpine Status Reports deal with specific, alpine-relevant topics and provide information on current ecological, economic and social developments in the Alpine region. agado is currently supporting an Expert Group and the German Presidency in drawing up the sixth state of the Alps Report.
Social responsibility in the services sector: On behalf of the DIN German Institute for Standardization and in cooperation with BAUM, agado developed a handout for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in order to support them in the implementation of ideas for sustainable services in the market.
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