Supporters actively promote the conference and invite their network to SusCon 2012. (The list of confirmed supporters will continue to be extended):
Vorschau Ashoka

Ashoka is the world’s first and leading association of social entrepreneurs.

Vorschau B.A.U.M. e.V.

B.A.U.M. supports its member companies in developing and implementing an environment oriented corporate culture and operating sustainably.

Vorschau ‘Biodiversity in Good Company’ Initiative

The ‘Biodiversity in Good Company’ Initiative is a cross-sectoral collaboration of businesses that have committed to protecting and sustainably using biological diversity.

Vorschau Deutscher Naturschutzring

Deutscher Naturschutzring (German League for Nature, Animal Protection and Environment – DNR), set up in 1950 by 15 founding members, is a coalition of German environmental NGOs. Today DNR counts 96 member organisations.

Vorschau EBBC

The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign supports companies through Biodiversity Checks, workshops and regional biodiversity forums. Experts and other stakeholders can present their profile, company profile and case studies for free.

Vorschau FAO

As the single largest sector using 60 percent of world’s ecosystems and providing livelihoods for 40 percent of today’s global population, the food and agriculture sector is critical to greening the economy. There will be no green economy without agriculture.


The “Common Welfare Economy” is an alternative economic system built on values that promote the common good.

Vorschau Global Footprint Network

Vorschau Global Nature Fund

Global Nature Fund (GNF) is a non-profit, private, independent international foundation for the protection of environment and nature.

Vorschau ISEAL

ISEAL is the global association for sustainability standards.

Vorschau Right Livelihood Award

The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to honour and support those "offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today". It has become widely known as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' and there are now 145 Laureates from 61 countries.

Vorschau Schweisfurth Stiftung

The Schweisfurth Foundation was founded in 1985 by the entrepreneur Karl Ludwig Schweisfurth as an “ideas business”. It promotes innovative approaches, visions and concrete models relating to the future of agriculture, science, education, and society.

Vorschau UNCCD

Vorschau UNCTAD

Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.

Vorschau UNDP

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Vorschau UNEP FI

UNEP FI is a global partnership between UNEP and the financial sector.


The VERBRAUCHER INITIATIVE (Consumer Initiative) is an independent non-profit association for consumer protection. It promotes sustainable consumption and encourages sustainable action among civil society, companies and governments.

Vorschau World Future Council

The World Future Council (WFC) consists of 50 respected personalities from all five continents. They represent governments, parliaments, the arts, civil society, academia and the business world.