In keeping with the longstanding social commitment of its founder, Reinhard Mohn, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is dedicated to serving the common good. Our work is based on the conviction that competition and civic engagement are essential for social progress.
The Bertelsmann Stiftung (Foundation) is dedicated to developing ideas and solutions for societal problems and promoting societal reform. Through our projects, we have
become experts in education reform, equitable and efficient economic systems, active civil society, preventive health care and international understanding.
The Foundation is politically independent, but does not shy away from political issues. The Foundation's work is guided by the conviction of its founder, Reinhard Mohn, that the principles of private enterprise can lead to a more humanitarian and sustainable society.
The Bertelsmann Stiftung is characterized by competence, efficiency, creativity and sustainability.