There are many definitions of and perspectives on stewardship. Searching the dictionaries, internet and specific publications on the matter the first and strong impression is that the idea and concept of stewardship is above all firmly based in religious dogma’s, hopes, beliefs, convictions and views. It is highly valued, always.
Beside that, there are also – elaborated and connected to public governance – secular origins and starting points found and defined at the basis of stewardship. It seems to be all about care, respect, responsibility and moreover proper attitude and related behavior in management and governance. And a sustainable approach. The precautionary principle and a honest and direct personal attitude are strongly connected with, firmly bound to and completely embedded in the concept and idea of stewardship and it seems present at the very beginning of our human existence on earth. Read more >