Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung is a German political non-profit organization affiliated to the Green Party with head office in Berlin. Our main tenets are ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self-determination and justice. The role of our foreign offices is to engage in political dialogues and observations, offer regional expertise, and implement and coordinate projects in the field of Ecology & Energy, Democratization and Peace & Security. We are supporting and strengthening participation, pluralism and the rule of law in the region.
- As old methods have lost credibility, some governments, economists and international institutions like the UN Environment Programme have adopted a new approach, based on the view that nature is an “ecosystem service” provider. In doing so, they have shifted the onus of addressing environmental risk onto the private sector and market-based mechanisms.