NNA News for civil society



Weleda embarks on consolidation process

Thu, 21 Jun 2012

ARLESHEIM (NNA) - The new management of the Swiss-based medicine and natural cosmetics group Weleda has given a positive assessment of the company’s future. Presenting the 2011 annual accounts at the end of May,...[more]

Vietnamese university honours Witten-Herdecke water researcher

Thu, 07 Jun 2012

HANOI/WITTEN-HERDECKE (NNA). The Vietnam National University (VNU), one of the most prestigious universities in Asia, has awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Karl-Ulrich Rudolph, expert on water treatment at the University...[more]

Promoting economic literacy in Waldorf schools

Wed, 16 May 2012

HARLEMVILLE (NNA) - At a time when the economic events precipitated by the banking crisis in 2008 have led many to question the validity of current economic policies and to look for a more ethical approach to finance and...[more]

Radical shake-up of Weleda top management to restore profitability

Tue, 17 Apr 2012

BASEL (NNA) - The continuing economic difficulties of the Swiss-based medicines and natural cosmetics group Weleda have led to a complete shake-up of the top management.  At an extraordinary general meeting called at short...[more]

New MSc in Practical Skills Therapeutic Education

Tue, 17 Apr 2012

STROUD (NNA) – Ruskin Mill Trust, a leading British charity working with young people with learning difficulties through a pioneering programme of therapeutic and practical education and care, has developed a new Master of...[more]

Sounding the logos - word and music in movement this summer

Mon, 16 Apr 2012

The Eurythmy Association of Great Britain and Ireland is co-ordinating a public festival this summer to celebrate the centenary of eurythmy in the British Isles. Michæl Mehta from the Association explains what it will be...[more]

Weleda chief executive steps down

Fri, 13 Apr 2012

BASEL (NNA) – The CEO of the Swiss-based Weleda Group, Patrick Sirdey (63), has stepped down from this function and as chairman of the Group management, the company has reported. According to Weleda, Sirdey retired at his own...[more]