In the charter, where the founders stated the purpose of the foundation in 1902, Carl Jacobsen did not impose overly tight restrictions on the work of the future caretakers of the foundation. However, there can be no changes to the main purpose of the foundation.

Over the years, the charter has thus undergone very few adjustments. The current charter was signed by the boards for the Carlsberg Foundation and the New Carlsberg Foundation in May 2014.


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