Together with our project partners, 
we want to set clear examples 
for the future of the world.

Together with our project partners, we want to set clear examples for the future of the world.


Press Releases

Kühe unter einem Baum

Ecological cattle farming is also financially advantageous, according to research on lifetime bull value conducted by Interbull.  Six breeding bulls from the “Lifetime Performance Bull Breeding” program – sponsored by the Software AG Foundation – have taken the top spots in an international ranking that calculates a bull’s lifelong breeding value on the basis of its female descendants.

Die Preisträger bei der Preisverleihung

Darmstadt/Berlin, 21.01.2016 – Oberfeld Farm in Darmstadt is one of three of this year's prizewinners in a national competition among organic farms. Among the well-wishers and speakers at the award ceremony, held during International Green Week in Berlin, were Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heß of the faculty for organic agriculture at the University of Kassel Witzenhausen, Heinz Gengenbach of the Landesbetrieb Landwirtschaft Hessen and Sebastian Bauer, project manager at the Software AG Foundation.

Gruppenfoto mit neuer Professorin

Sabine Koch, psychologist and dance and movement therapist, has been appointed Professor for Empirical Research in Arts Therapies at Alanus University. She was appointed by Dean Marcelo da Veiga. Arts therapies include art, music, theatre, poetry, and dance therapy. As a part of her professorship she will work together with the University of Witten-Herdecke to establish a research institute which will support research projects as well as offer a doctoral program.

Results of a large feedback study are presented at Tag der Stiftungen (Foundation Day) – Partners indicate high satisfaction with collaboration with foundations but see improvement potential in the areas of information politics and transparency.

Gruppenfoto vor der Alanus Hochschule

Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences in Alfter, near Bonn has established a research group for Waldorf education, in partnership with the Software AG Foundation and the Pedagogical Research Center of the Association for Waldorf Schools. The primary goal of the institution is the systematic study and further development of Waldorf pedagogical approaches, both theoretically and in practice.