Company

Organisation

Grün Berlin GmbH is a state-owned, municipal company with a non-profit orientation. In the course of the company's development, three subsidiaries and a foundation were established. These include GB infraVelo GmbH, Grün Berlin Service GmbH and the Grün Berlin Stiftung. The implementation company of the International Garden Exhibition IGA Berlin 2017 GmbH was liquidated after the successful completion of the project. 


The sole shareholder of Grün Berlin GmbH as parent company is the State of Berlin. The company as well as some of the subsidiaries are accompanied by supervisory boards or a foundation board. Funding is largely provided by grants from the state as well as the company's own income.

Zu sehen ist der Berliner Mauerpark mit der Bestandsfläche und den neuen Erweiterungsflächen aus der Luft, im Hintergrund die Stadt Berlin mit dem Fernsehturm
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Grün Berlin GmbH

Since its foundation, the municipal Grün Berlin GmbH has successfully implemented more than 100 projects for public services and urban development. Today, the company operates over 700 hectares of public open spaces and more than 100 buildings in Berlin.


Organised under private law as a non-profit organisation since 1996, the State of Berlin is the sole shareholder of Grün Berlin GmbH. Its tasks include project development, project and construction management, facility and property management, the organisation and implementation of participation processes, as well as knowledge transfer and environmental education at various locations in Berlin.

 

  • Managing directors: Dipl. Ing. Christoph Schmidt.
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Stefan Tidow, State Secretary for the Environment and Climate Protection, Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection
  • Shareholders: State of Berlin, Senate Department for Finance
  • Technical policy assignment: The Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (Senatsverwaltung für Umwelt, Verkehr und Klimaschutz)
Zu sehen ist ein Blick die Bernauer Straße hinunter mit rostroten metallischen Streben, die aus dem Boden ragen und den Verlauf der Berliner Mauer nachbilden
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Grün Berlin Stiftung

The municipal Grün Berlin Stiftung undertakes the development and realisation of infrastructure that is outstanding in terms of urban planning and urban policy and requires interdisciplinary, cross-administrative management.


Founded in 2012, Grün Berlin Stiftung is responsible for project and construction management in the design of public and sustainable open spaces. The foundation also assumes responsibility for special projects that are to be built spatially or functionally across districts. The foundation does not have its own endowment or fixed assets. 

 

  • Chairman of the board: Dipl. Ing. Christoph Schmidt.
  • Chairman of the foundation council: Stefan Tidow, State Secretary for the Environment and Climate Protection, Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection
  • Technical policy assignment: The Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (Senatsverwaltung für Umwelt, Verkehr und Klimaschutz)
Die Band MIA tritt in der Arena in den Gärten der Welt vor tausenden Fans auf
© Dominik Butzmann

Grün Berlin Service GmbH

Green infrastructure needs care in many respects. Since 2010, the municipal Grün Berlin Service GmbH has taken over commercial, administrative and technical services as well as other service tasks.


In addition, Grün Berlin Service GmbH is now also responsible for staging events and functions and is in charge of business management for the Berlin Crematorium.

  • Managing directors: Sven Haberecht.
  • Shareholders: Dipl.Ing. Christoph Schmidt
  • Technical policy assignment: The Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (Senatsverwaltung für Umwelt, Verkehr und Klimaschutz)
Foto von einer grün markierten und mit Pollern abgetrennten Fahrradspur in Berlin
© Konstantin Börner

GB infraVelo GmbH

Modern urban development needs an infrastructure that enables sustainable mobility. In climate-friendly urban redevelopment, the municipal GB infraVelo GmbH has taken on extensive tasks in the implementation of infrastructural measures of the state of Berlin since 2017. 

GB infraVelo GmbH is responsible for project control, project, construction and operational management, as well as client tasks and the communication of new infrastructure measures in Berlin. This includes cross-district improvements of the cycling infrastructure with new cycling fast connections, long-distance cycle paths, bicycle parking facilities or green coatings. In addition, GB infraVelo GmbH supports the state of Berlin and the districts in the development of sustainable infrastructure that strengthens the environmental alliance. GB infraVelo GmbH assumes coordinating tasks for the projects of the districts and manages the overall portfolio of district cycling measures together with the Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (SenUVK).

 

  • Managing director: Dipl.Ing. Katja Krause.
  • Shareholders: Dipl.Ing. Christoph Schmidt
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Ingmar Streese, State Secretary for Transport, Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection
  • Technical policy assignment: The Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (Senatsverwaltung für Umwelt, Verkehr und Klimaschutz)

You can find out more about the company and cycling projects for Berlin on the GB infraVelo GmbH website.