[140], The Bertelsmann Stiftung's oldest project in the field of culture is the competition Neue Stimmen (New Voices) international singing competition,[141] which was launched by Liz Mohn in 1987 and still takes place today. [60] The Bertelsmann Stiftung board of trustees currently includes Werner J. Bauer (chairman), Liz Mohn (vice-chairwoman), Dominik Asam,[63] Wolf Bauer, Carsten Coesfeld,[64] Thomas Coesfeld,[65] Christoph Mohn, Carolina Müller-Möhl, Viviane Reding, and Philipp Rösler[66]. Bertelsmann Stiftung. Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung still exists today. 2 talking about this. [92][93], The Bertelsmann Stiftung examines at regular intervals how much the Germany's states are investing in early childhood education and care. [118][119] Both institutions cooperated on a number of issues, including European integration. 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Drei davon beeinflussen die Teilhabechancen in besonderem Maße. [160] The book's 30 contributors focused in particular on the foundation's non-profit status and political influence. He called on politicians to stop allowing themselves to be influenced by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and to take criticism of the foundation seriously. Daraufhin rief Thielen die Stiftung ins Leben. Axel Brüggemann wurde am 19. [193], In 2007, the trade union ver.di terminated its cooperation with the Bertelsmann Stiftung. [6] Dabei spielten sowohl gesellschafts- und unternehmenspolitische Motive als auch steuerliche Gründe eine Rolle. [177], The non-profit organization Lobbycontrol sees the Bertelsmann Stiftung as a business-oriented initiative, similar to the "Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft" (Initiative for a New Social Market Economy) or the "Stiftung Marktwirtschaft" (Free Market Foundation). [174] By consulting with politicians outside of government settings, Lieb suggests, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is pursuing a "privatization of politics," a situation that offers mutual benefits: civil servants and politicians are given a protected space where they alone are provided with information free of charge and where they can engage in discussion, while the Bertelsmann Stiftung secures access to all the projects it wants to influence. Case Study : Axel Springer 3 Case Study: Axel Springer Transparenz in der Ho lz -und Papierkette Kontakt: Anna Peters Projektmanager Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung von Unternehmen/Corporate Social Responsibility Bertelsmann Stiftung Telef on 05241 81 -81 401 Fax 05241 81 -681 246 E-Mail anna .peters @bertelsmann.de www.bertelsmann -stiftung.de [78][79][80] It invests funds in projects that it conceives, initiates and implements itself. Die Stadt von morgen ist eine kluge – das könnte der Leitspruch für das Smart City-Programm Amsterdams sein. Ebenso die Minister. Das Magazin der [15][16] About two years later it began its work. [117] The center was founded by Werner Weidenfeld, who was also a member of the Bertelsmann Stiftung executive board until 2007. According to the bylaws, the board of trustees has at least six and a maximum of 14 members. [52] After Meffert left the foundation, it was jointly led by board chairs Liz Mohn and Johannes Meier. Bertelsmann Stiftung. Founded in 1977 by Reinhard Mohn, Bertelsmann’s post-war patriarch, the Stiftung was originally conceived as a vehicle to keep the company under family control. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg … Vorsicht, Abzocke: Derzeit erhalten Verbraucher Schreiben, in denen ein Geldpreis aus einer Verlosung des Verlagshauses Axel Springer versprochen wird. The former foreign policy adviser to Helmut Kohl became managing director of the Bertelsmann Stiftung in early 1991 and began focusing on the foundation's internationalization. [106][107][108] With regard to cooperation between Germany's federal government, state and local institutions, the Bertelsmann Stiftung has been calling for several years for a revision of the system used to redistribute income among the country's states. The foundation's Bertelsmann Group shares are solely capital shares; voting rights are held by the Bertelsmann Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH. Bertelsmann was founded as a publishing house by Carl Bertelsmann in 1835. Model projects in this area have been carried out repeatedly since the end of the 1990s to achieve a number of objectives, including more and better music education in preschools. [34][35], In addition to Reinhard Mohn, Ulrich Saxer and Werner Weidenfeld were appointed to the Bertelsmann Stiftung executive board in 1993. [158] In 2007, Jens Wernicke and Torsten Bultmann published an anthology, entitled "Netzwerk der Macht – Bertelsmann" ("Network of Power – Bertelsmann"),[159] which takes a critical look at the structure and activities of the Bertelsmann Stiftung. 80.9 percent of the capital shares in Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA are held indirectly by foundations (Bertelsmann Stiftung, Reinhard Mohn Stiftung, BVG-Stiftung), and 19.1 percent are held indirectly by the Mohn family. Große Publikationenübersicht, Expertenliste, Bildergalerie. Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA is a privately held Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (KGaA; partnership limited by shares). [75][76][77], According to its bylaws, the purpose of the Bertelsmann Stiftung is to "promote science and research, religion, public health, youth and elderly welfare, art and culture, public and professional education, social welfare, an international perspective, democracy and social engagement. These include the chairman or another member of the supervisory board of the Bertelsmann Group; a successor to Bertelsmann Stiftung founder Reinhard Mohn; Liz Mohn; and three to 11 other persons. [99] In addition, the Bertelsmann Stiftung has also been involved for years in vocational education and training. As the Bertelsmann Stiftung itself has put it, the foundation promotes "reform processes" and "the principles of entrepreneurial activity" to build a "future-oriented society." [178] Lobbycontrol criticizes, for example, the "Standortcheck" (Business Location Check), which it says amounts to a canonical neoliberal reform. [49][50] During his tenure, the executive committee became an executive board once again;[51] the goal was to strengthen corporate governance by promoting greater transparency and independence. [3], The first offices of the Bertelsmann Stiftung were located in a residential building on Gütersloh's Carl-Miele-Straße. Erst durch Klicken wird dieses Modul aktiv und es werden Daten an Facebook übermittelt. [138][139] The Bertelsmann Stiftung is no longer one of the shareholders of the CKM Centrum für Krankenhausmanagement GmbH. She suggested that the RTL and VOX television stations belonging to the Bertelsmann Group and numerous Gruner + Jahr magazines served the foundation by disseminating its messages. [173] Speaking with broadcaster Deutschlandfunk in 2007, the former SPD politician and publicist Albrecht Müller called the foundation an "anti-democratic institution. Perfekt vorbereitet: Lesen Sie 18 Interviewfragen und 18 Erfahrungsberichte zu Bewerbungsgesprächen bei Bertelsmann, anonym von Bertelsmann-Bewerbern gepostet. ", "Ist die Bertelsmann Stiftung "gemeinnützig" im Sinne von §§ 52 ff. Sie haben keinen Anspruch auf Kurzarbeit und sie verlieren schneller ihren Job. [62], The executive board is advised and supervised by the Bertelsmann Stiftung board of trustees. Sie zählte von Beginn an zu den finanzstärksten deutschen Stiftungen. [44] As an interim step, at the end of 2000 Reinhard Mohn became chairman of both the executive committee and the board of trustees, until Gunter Thielen succeeded him in both positions in mid-2001. Sie forderten mich auf bei einem Anwalt/Notar Bertelsmann anzurufen und meinen Gewinn abzurufen. The Bertelsmann Stiftung is an independent foundation under private law, based in Gütersloh, Germany. [125] Social justice and intergenerational equity are also important concerns,[126] and one of the reasons the foundation addresses these subjects is to narrow the gap between rich and poor. Diese Kritik ist so alt wie billig, so populär wie falsch. Bertelsmann Stiftung, Das Magazin der [13] In addition to the head office in Gütersloh, the Bertelsmann Group has an office in the Kommandantenhaus in Berlin, which has been used by the Bertelsmann Stiftung, too. Axel Wegner ist ein sehr charismatischer Seminarleiter, der auf die Bedürfnisse der Gruppe perfekt eingegangen ist. [59], The Bertelsmann Stiftung is an independent foundation under private law, according to the laws governing foundations in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Aber auch hier wurden in den vergangenen Jahren Journalisten staatlich überwacht, etwa, wenn sie in der rechtsextremen Szene recherchierten. Dr. Brigitte Mohn. AO? [129][130], The Bertelsmann Stiftung regularly analyzed health care in Germany for what it calls its "Gesundheitsmonitor" (Health-Care Monitor). [7][8][9] Die Bertelsmann Stiftung fördert Reformprozesse und Prinzipien unternehmerischen Handelns, um eine zukunftsfähige Gesellschaft aufzubauen. [186][187][188], In 2006, the author and journalist Harald Schumann discussed the non-profit status of the Bertelsmann Stiftung in the Tagesspiegel newspaper. [112][113] Internationally, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is researching existing governance structures and developing proposals to change them. [57][58] Following his retirement at the end of 2019, Ralph Heck took over as chairman of the executive board in mid-2020. ... Januar 2014 von der Axel Springer AG zu übernehmen. [60], The Bertelsmann Stiftung's managerial and representative bodies report to the executive Board, which, according to the foundation's bylaws, consists of at least three members who are appointed and removed by the board of trustees. For example, Gunter Thielen, former chairman and CEO of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, made it clear that the foundation was not a "secret government," that the formation of public opinion and policy is not a "top-down process,"[180] and that it was unimaginable that a foundation or a company could use its own ideas to influence or control a country like the Federal Republic of Germany.