Ecologic Institute contributed to the main survey of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen, WBGU) for 2011. In its analysis for the WBGU, Ecologic Institute analyzed the American, British, Chinese, German, Japanese and South Korean economic and financial stimulus packages and their environmental implications. The analysis is available for download.
In its survey, "World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability", the WBGU argues for the necessity of a post-carbon economy. It also shows that the transition to sustainability is feasible and presents a series of concrete measures in ten different categories.