SusCon 2012 is supported by a network of partners, who offer their network and provide their knowledge for developing the conference programme, thereby bringing success to businesses (The list of confirmed partners will continue to be extended):

Vorschau Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC is one of three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

Vorschau Fairtrade International

Fairtrade International is a global non-profit organization that works with farmers and workers to improve lives through fairer trade.

Vorschau FiBL

FiBL is an independent, non-profit, research institute with the aim of advancing cutting-edge science in the field of organic agriculture.

Vorschau Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen

Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG), founded in 2001, is the industry association promoting sustainable investment in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Vorschau FSC

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) promotes the responsible management of the world’s forests. We are an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation which carefully checks forest management on the ground, traces products from forest to consumer, and provides clear labelling rules for companies using forest products or materials.

Vorschau German Global Compact Network (DGCN)

The German Global Compact Network (DGCN) was launched in 2002 as the German chapter of the UN Global Compact. More than 200 business and around 60 non-business participants are joining forces in this business-led multi-stakeholder learning and dialogue platform, promoting the 10 Global Compact principles and spearheading the sustainability agenda in Germany.

Vorschau IFOAM

Since 1972, IFOAM occupies an unchallenged position as the only international umbrella organization of the organic world. This allows IFOAM to unite, lead and assist the organic movement in its full diversity, while providing a common voice on relevant organic issues.

Vorschau NABU

Founded in 1899, NABU (NATURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION UNION), is one of the oldest and largest environment associations in Germany. The association encompasses more than 450,000 members and sponsors, who commit themselves to the conservation of threatened habitats, flora and fauna, to climate protection and energy policy.

Vorschau Naturland e.V.

Naturland farmers and processors comply with the Naturland standards to produce top grade foodstuffs. The production and processing of everything produced to the Naturland standards preserves the environment and provides job security.

Vorschau Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour.

Vorschau Soil & More International BV

Soil & More’s core business is the development and management of composting projects as well as the delivery of sustainability and grower development services. The company was founded in 2007 on the principle that the economy and ecology are inextricably linked. The company's corporate objective is to create commercial value through ecological and ethical innovation.

Vorschau UTZ Certified

UTZ Certified is a program and label for sustainable farming. Sustainable farming helps farmers, workers and their families to fulfill their ambitions and contributes to safeguarding the earth’s natural resources, now and in the future.

Vorschau World Agroforestry Centre

The World Agroforestry Centre is an international, non-profit research organization, which works to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve nutrition and sustainably manage natural resources, by promoting the growth and use of trees on farms.

Vorschau WWF Germany

WWF Germany is the German national organisation of WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature, the world's largest independent nature conservation organisation. The latter was founded as the World Wildlife Fund in 1961, based in Gland / Switzerland, and today consists of a global network of 27 national and five associate organisations plus 24 programme offices.