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This is our public project space for the SoftAWERE project which is run by the German Environmental Agency (UBA) financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) Read the summary first →


Our Approach


List of programming languages & IDEs considered by the project
Selection of components for a test measurements

Best Practice Guidelines

Principles for Sustainable Software Design


Stakeholder Analysis
Open-Source Research
The Shared Values of Sustainability and Open Source
Open-Source Software Environmental Footprint Survey & Report
Continuous delivery & integration services

Reference systems

You can read more on our approach to reference systems under Our Approach →
Building the reference systems
Technical Architecture

Communication Materials

The following pages are a collection of all the communication material created for the SoftAWERE project.


Original Background, Problem Statement & Goal from UBA (DE)
Long Project Description (DE)
Short-Description (DE, EN)
One Pager Summary (EN)
Tagline (DE)
Why was the initiative started? (EN)
Financing Info & Project Team

Visual Materials & Logo

UBA Template
Project Flyer

Public Project Announcement

Press Release

Project Meetings

23-08-2021 Project Kick-Off
Project Meeting 13-05-2022 (Berlin)

Admin (not public)

Original Proposal

Not organized (work in progress)

OOP Conference Presentation
Hackathon Concept
SoftAWERE Workshop #1
Begleitkreistreffen 1
VU Amsterdam Collaboration

Work Packages

WP 1.2 Test Lab