Creation of the Culture and Societal Change action area by the German Council for Sustainable Development, 2017

German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Providing policy advice in the area of sustainable development through the prism of culture and societal change; connecting different sectors and areas of life to bring about a longer-term societal shift towards sustainable development

Target groups:
Decision-makers in government and industry; cultural actors

Expected results:
Providing support via the Sustainability Culture Fund for transformative projects about sustainability culture; using artistic projects to reassess established routines and thereby make progress in societal negotiation mechanisms and change

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Sustainability Culture Fund created in 2017 for a period of three years (2018 to 2020); ideas competitions launched for different areas of everyday life, such as food, mobility and building; 12 projects funded on the topic of "food culture and sustainability" and 11 projects on the topic of "fashion culture, textiles and sustainability"

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU7.5 million

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Federal Chancellery
Public Sector
Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Public Sector
German Bundestag
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)