Who are the members of UnternehmensGrün?

Our members are small to medium-sized enterprises from all sectors. From the brewery or the metal construction company, from the bank to newspaper publishers and lawyers, from the renewable energy sector to the creative industry – our members are as diverse as the economy itself. Trade, service and the manufacturing industry are equally represented.

Overview of our members

Who can become a member?

Our members are involved with the implementation of ecological and socially sustainable concepts – both internally and externally. Businesses, entrepreneurs, self-employed or leaders in the economy can become members, if they:

  • support the aims and positions of the association and recognize its statutes
  • pay an annual membership fee (standard fee 650 EUR, reduced fee 325 EUR)

Companies and organizations of following sectors are excluded from membership: weapons, nuclear power and fossil fuels, genetic engineering, tobacco and the gambling industry. Furthermore, companies that do not clearly distance themselves from child labor and forced labor are excluded from membership. There should be no formal due diligence complaints by the civil society against the applicants in the last 24 months.

In case of justified doubts concerning the implementation of ecological and/ or social sustainability concepts, third parties may send a message to the office of UnternehmensGrün. Please use the following e-mail address: compliance[at]

What are the benefits of a membership?

Further to its political work, UnternehmensGrün organizes regional networking meetings, seminars, lectures and conferences for its members The member companies are considered in public relations via homepage, newsletters, social media (facebook, twitter, XING)and in print materials.

In addition, members have the following advantages:

10 percent discount for job offers on grants a 10% cooperation discount to all members of UnternehmensGrün for their services. This discount is not cumulative with other discounts granted by If you are interested, please contact Franziska Keich.

15% discount on ads, promotions and press releases at Forum Nachhaltig Wirtschaften and ECO-World

Altop-Verlag has prepared an offer for members of UnternehmensGrün. Members will receive a discount of 15% for advertisements, promotions and press releases. The offer is valid for Forum Nachhaltig Wirtschaften und ECO-World.

25% subscription discount on „Neue Energie (new energy)“

Every member of UnternehmensGrün will get a discount of 25% for the subscription of the magazine „Neue Energie (new energy)“(59 EUR instead of 78 EUR). Print subscribers also receive the ePaper for only one Euro (12 issues = 12 EUR, instead of 69.99 EUR for the ePaper subscription without print). In addition, there are vouchers for those interested in getting to know the ePaper version.

If you are interested in a subscription, simply sign up mentioning your membership status at

100 biopinio credits for free (interview app for surveys)

The Pollion GmbH offers members special conditions to conduct surveys with biopinio. With this app, several thousand end users can be consulted on topics, especially in the area of organics and sustainability. By mentioning the booking code “UnternehmensGrün”, members receive 100 biopinio credits for free. This amount is equivalent to 100 replies of conscious end users. The offer is valid for a booking of 500 bioponio credits. More information:

How much is the membership fee?

The standard fee is 650 EUR per year. A reduced fee of 325 EUR is available in order to make membership possible for any – even newly established – companies.

If you wish to become a member please contact Katharina Reuter (Subject: membership information) or fill in the online form below.

Before submission, please make sure the form is filled in completely.


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