Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft
Foundation of the Children and Youth Initiative: January 2007
Foundation of the Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation: November 11, 2011
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Here you can find our statutes.
Plant-for-the-Planet empowers children to take action against the climate crisis. The goal: plant 1,000 billion trees. Find out why the world needs 1,000 billion more trees here.
What drives us? The mission and vision of Plant-for-the-Planet.
On the page "About us" we describe which concrete activities we pursue.
The Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation (tax number: 119 / 147 / 00975) is a legally capable foundation under civil law with recognition by the Government of Upper Bavaria through a foundation deed dated November 11, 2011. It is exempt from corporate income tax according to the assessment notice of the Weilheim-Schongau tax office dated December 13, 2021, because, within the meaning of §§ 51 ff. AO (German Tax Code), it exclusively and directly serves the following charitable purposes:
- Promotion of science and research
- Promotion of national and professional education, including student aid
- Promotion of nature conservation and landscape preservation
- Promotion of international spirit, tolerance in all areas of culture and the idea of international understanding
- Promotion of development cooperation.
Michael Durach, Member of the Board of Directors
Bernhard Hannemann, Member of the Board of Directors
Dr. Josep Santacreu, Member of the Board of Directors
Jens Waltermann, Member of the Board of Directors
Caroline Gusinda, Managing Director
Here you can find an overview of our boards and employees.
In 2021, 27 employees (full-time equivalent) work in our secretariat in Tutzing near Munich. The core team includes two members who are completing their voluntary ecological year. In addition, we are supported by about 100 volunteers. These are mainly academy moderators and parents who look after our clubs or plan events.
You can find out who works for us in which function under "Team".
We are aware that with every donation you also give us a piece of trust. Trust that we will use the money well and efficiently. That we and our local partners will handle it responsibly.
Yes, we feel responsible! And we use the money to the best of our knowledge and belief. Of course, this also includes an independent review of our results.
You can also find information on the use of funds in our transparency report.
The Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation is the sole shareholder of Plant-for-the-Planet Service GmbH. The purpose of Plant-for-the-Planet Service GmbH is to grant and broker licenses, to acquire and support sponsors, and to communicate the idea and values of Plant-for-the-Planet. It implements this, among other things, through the sale of the Good Chocolate or the acquisition and decommissioning of CO2 certificates. which is responsible for the sale of the Good Chocolate and certificate trading.
Furthermore, the Foundation holds 100% of the shares in Guten Holding UG, which in turn holds 100% of the shares in Woodola GmbH. Woodola is an online platform for sustainable unique wood products.