Center for Corporate Auditing, Responsibility and Management policy Authoring/German evangelical workplace certification ARBEIT PLUS


ARBEIT PLUS is a nationwide workplace certification created in 1999. It is an award for socially sustainable corporate policies and innovative employment policies. Bearer of the initiative is the Evangelical Church in Germany. The chair of the award committee is the chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany.

Responsible for the verification procedure is the Institute for Economic and Social Ethics (IWS) at the University of Marburg.


Opportunities in life: Creating jobsEdit

  • Employment trends by cross-sectoral comparison
  • Attitude and acceptance of trainees
  • Hiring older workers
  • Hiring of long-term unemployed
  • Employment of disabled

Participation opportunities: Securing employmentEdit

  • Dealing with employment risks
  • Integration with social security payments
  • Education and training
  • Health management
  • Quality assurance systems

Development opportunities: Shaping employmentEdit

  • Family support
  • Age management - shaping demographic change
  • Gender and career
  • Flexible working time models
  • Part-time employment and the promotion of "part-time culture"

Social culture: Developing the work-oriented societyEdit

  • Corporate citizenship
  • Mission statement
  • Codetermination
  • Leadership and conflict culture
  • Employee share ownership

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