Sustainability as a topic at the “Wirtschaftsimpuls Bad Waldsee” (Bad Waldsee business impulse)
On Thursday, 20 October, the City of Bad Waldsee invited guests to the “Bad Waldsee Economic Impulse” event at the Bad Waldsee Enterprise Centre.
and with a good 80 guests from a wide range of companies and institutions, it was very well received.
On this evening, the focus was on the topic of sustainability. For good reason, hostess Dr. Sandra Graf-Schiller from SaluVet led her
welcome with the following sentence: “You are in the most sustainable company in Bad Waldsee today.” Sustainability with the main aspects of ecology,
economy and social issues is deeply rooted in SaluVet’s corporate philosophy; it also shapes the management and social interaction of the 124 employees.
social interaction of the 124 employees.
The highlight of the event was then the lecture “Sustainability – a question of attitude” by Andreas Huber from the “German Society CLUB OF ROME”.
“We no longer feel in relationship with the earth, we don’t feel part of the ecosystem and through our actions we bring these systems out of balance, endanger their stability,” said Huber.
It is almost impossible for us to do the right thing in the wrong system, so we urgently need new narratives and guiding principles by which we can
orientate ourselves. Huber also made no secret of the fact that this transformation will cost jobs and money, and will also feel messy
because it will require us to change our habits.
Huber suggests that there are bridges and aids that we can use to make this transformation, but that we too often
too often focus on gaps and what can’t be done. “Our attitude is decisive, are we change agents or preventers?”, he says.
approach. For him, the new narrative could be lasting: Committed to life while strengthening resilience.
After the exciting lecture, Lord Mayor Matthias Henne informed the audience about current projects and upcoming measures of the city of Bad Waldsee.
At the top of the agenda is the expansion of fibre optics. “We have long recognised that, especially in rural areas, fast internet is not only essential for the
We have long recognised that in rural areas in particular, fast internet is not only indispensable for residents, but also vital for the survival of the businesses located here,” said Lord Mayor Matthias Henne.
At the end of the event, the guests were able to take part in a tour of the SaluVet company and get an idea of exactly how and what is produced there.
exactly what is produced there. For the rest of the evening, there was enough time for informative talks and networking.