Projects

The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

Effects of regional value creation and sustainability of digital platform systems for future public services in the fields of alimentation and mobility

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 01 / 2019

The project analyses the contribution of regional digital platform systems to basic public services, along the fields of alimentation and mobility. As part of the project, the project team analyses the factors determining the economic,...

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Environmental and human rights due diligence as a means to strengthen sustainable business conduct

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 12 / 2018

The project connects the concurrent yet often detached discourses on due diligence, sustainability management, supply chain management etc., with the aim to build a consistent and improved political framework towards sustainable and...

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Research Project “Holistic management of energy- and resource efficiency in companies” (MERU)

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 11 / 2018

Die ökologischen Belastungsgrenzen des Planeten stehen unter Druck. Dazu tragen die gegenwärtigen Konsum- und Produktionsmuster maßgeblich bei. Zwar konnte die Energie- und Ressourceneffizienz in den letzten Jahren durch Innovationen...

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Sustainable finance and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals - status quo and future perspectives

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 09 / 2018

The financial market plays a key role in funding environmental change and promoting global sustainable development. Against this background, the project analyses how the current financial system and capital markets will need to be...

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Annual review of Member States`greenhouse gas inventories under the Effort Sharing Decision 2018

Project manager: Anderson, G.
Start of project: 06 / 2018

Briefing for the ENVI delegation to the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), San Francisco, USA, 12-14 September 2018

Project manager: Healy, S.
Start of project: 06 / 2018

Public Participation in the Siting Procedure for a Final Repository: Challenges of a Cross-generational, Self-reflecting and Learning Procedure

Project manager: Brohmann, B. | Kallenbach-Herbert, B.
Start of project: 05 / 2018

The German Federal Office for the Safety of Nuclear Waste Management mandated a two-year research project in which the challenges of public participation in the siting procedure for a final repository for high-level radioactive waste...

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Review in the light of scientific and technical progress of exemptions 8(e), 8(f) (b), 8(g) and 14 and re-evaluation of entry 8 (j) of Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV)

Project manager: Baron, Y.
Start of project: 04 / 2018

Support the Implementation of Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 03 / 2018

Recycling and disposal of waste of electrical and electronic equipment in an environmentally sound way, phase I

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2018

Support Project for the implementation of the Paris Agreement

Project manager: Harthan, R.
End of project: 04 / 2018

Conceps for sustainable solid waste management - supra-regional-World

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

Service contract for technical work to support the implementation of Regulation (EU) No. 517/2014, including preparations for a withdrawel of the United Kingdom from the EU

Project manager: Jörß, W.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

Preparing and supporting the German input to the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR)

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

In this project, the Oeko Institute along with adelphi will support the German contribution to the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2019. Preliminary analyses will be conducted on behalf of the German Federal Environment...

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Strategies for ecologically-driven structural change towards a Green Economy

Project manager: Heyen, D.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

The fundamental goals of the project are:

1. The collection and application of criteria for the identification of business sectors / technologies in which fundamental structural change is inevitable given long-term environmental...

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Service contract to support the Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Programme

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

The purpose of the study is to provide consultative input for the EC’s evaluation of the progress of the 7th EAP. The evaluation is requested of the EC in the 2013 Decision adopting the 7th EAP. The Seventh Environmental Action...

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Study on methods and considerations for the determination of greenhouse gas emission reduction objectives for international shipping

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Briefing Key Issues at Stake at the 72nd Session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEWC 72)

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Despite efficiency improvements, CO2 emissions from international shipping are projected to be two to five times higher in 2050 than in 1990. At the Paris climate conference, countries agreed to limit climate change to well below...

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To publication "IMO’s challenges on the route to decarbonising international shipping Key Issues at Stake at the 72nd Session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72)"

e-Waste-Ghana; LOT 3: Enhancing capacities of informal sector stakeholders; incentive & payment system for e-waste recovery

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Support to the Commission for the determination of the Carbon Leakage List post-2020 under the EU Emission Trading System

Project manager: Graichen, V.
Start of project: 12 / 2017
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