German Council for Sustainable DevelopmentGerman sustainability codex for sustainable management practices

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German Council for Sustainable Development

Release date:
June 2016


Council for Sustainable Development, Texts Nr. 50


The sustainability codex offers a comparative framework for sustainable management practices and was developed in Germany. After its successful implementation and following the European legislation on non-financial reporting, the Sustainability Council introduces this transparency standard on a European level. With the update of the German sustainability codex, the Council for Sustainable Development enforces its goal to promote the sustainability spirit and to make firms' respective accomplishments transparent and comparable. 

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