The Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein is an NGO which aims to foster sustainable development and to empower civil society to take an active role in shaping a digital future. It provides educational programmes and events and develops practical solutions and engagement tools, including digital ones, for citizens, communities and civil society actors.
The association works on democratic will formation, energy transition, socio-political engagement and international understanding. It also promotes art, culture, science and research as well as development cooperation. As a member of the overall Heinrich Böll Foundation, it cooperates with Böll institutions in all other fifteen German states, as well as the Federal Böll office in Berlin.
The Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein emphasizes that digitalisation, i.e., technological applications and services, need to be accompanied with human participation. The sustainable transformation of regions into smart regions lays on co-operation and engagement with civil society.