Statement of
Transparency

The World Future Council Foundation is an independent charitable foundation that researches, identifies and spreads policy solutions that contribute to sustainable global development.

As a Foundation we are dependent on donations and we therefore place great importance on the responsible handling of donations. Hence, we invest the vast amount of it directly into our project work and policy research. All expenditures of the Foundation are spent effectively and efficiently and in line with our statutory goals.

To guarantee the highest possible degree of transparency and ensure that the Foundation’s accounts meet the legal requirements, we are annually audited by an independent auditing company in accordance with German commercial law and the supplementary provisions of the charter.

Distribution of Donations

The vast amount of donations goes directly into the project-work. Together with the funds for policy research it makes up to 75 per cent of the overall expenditures.


Earnings & Expenditure

WORK OF THE FOUNDATION20172016
I. EARNINGSin thousand euroin thousand euro
Donations914584
External Funding10528
Other Income*18240
Income asset management1745
Special purpose operations2010
Economic business operations190
SUM EARNINGS1.439697
II. EXPENDITURE
Projekt work1.0131.210
Policy Research237225
Donor Support9064
Public Relations154164
Founding management223191
Write-Offs7042
SUM EXPENDITURES1.7861.895
ANNUAL RESULTS-347-1.197
RESERVES448745
ENDOWMENT617617

*in 2017: other income, inter alia for F20 coordination, which was handed over to the Umweltstiftung Michael Otto in 2018. All sums are rounded.


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As with all our data, we take data protection in the donation process very seriously. We collect and retain only such personal information as you choose to provide us. All such information is stored securely and will not be made public, sold, rented or likewise distributed. Please read our full Privacy Policy here.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Our latest annual report provides an overview of our international work since the beginning of 2015. We have been busy bringing together experts from around the world to discuss and share existing solutions to today’s problems.

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We give a voice to future generations and stand up for their rights. Through our support, millions of people benefit from better policies and political action. Your donation enables us to continue our work to make the world a more sustainable place.

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