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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.

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Implementation of innovative incentive mechanisms for the promotion of climate-friendly products and services in ASEAN

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 02 / 2019

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development and introduction of innovative incentive systems in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines in order to promote sustainable consumption and production...

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Export of green and sustainable (environmental) infrastructure – Preparation of a delegation trip

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 01 / 2019

As part of the "Export Initiative Environmental Technologies" project of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Oeko-Institut supported the German Society for International Cooperation...

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Identification of elements for a future "Strategy for the EU Ecolabel"

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 07 / 2018

The EU Ecolabel is a voluntary instrument aimed at identifying the environmentally best performing products on the market. The debate on the role and effectiveness of ecolabels in driving the sustainable consumption and production...

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Blue Angel – A national ecolabel with international impact – Updating of the internationalization strategy and cooperation with other type I ecolabels

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 04 / 2017

The overall objective of the project is to establish type I ecolabels worldwide, in particular the Blue Angel, in order to provide the consumer with reliable information on environmental and sustainability characteristics of products,...

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Extension of the product lifespan through the enforcement of consumer rights

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 03 / 2018

The aim of the project is to raise awareness among consumers about their rights relating to an extension of product usage and life-time to achieve an increased enforcement of consumer rights. The following sub-objectives have been...

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Implementation of the Sustainable Assessment Framework (SASF) in the global ICT industry

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 04 / 2017

Initiated by GeSI and launched in February 2015, the Sustainability Assessment Framework (SASF) project set itself the ambitious goal of developing a comprehensive assessment tool to evaluate the sustainability performance of ICT...

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Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for a Low -Carbon Economy in ASEAN

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Project staff:  Antony, F. | Rüdenauer, I. | Schleicher, T.
End of project: 06 / 2018

The overarching goal is to be able to contribute towards driving the policy framework for promoting the sustainable consumption and production pattern in ASEAN in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental...

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Influence of the service life of products in terms of their environmental impact: Establishing an information base and developing policies against "obsolescence"

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 03 / 2015

Das übergeordnete Ziel des Vorhabens besteht darin, eine fundierte Datengrundlage zur Beschreibung und Beurteilung des Phänomens „Obsoleszenz" zu schaffen und darauf aufbauend handlungssichere Strategien gegen Obsoleszenz zu...

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Sustainable Consumption and Production for Low Carbon Economy – Low Emission Public Procurement and Eco-Labelling (SCP4LCE) - Advisory Services on Eco-Labelling in Thailand and the ASEAN-region

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 06 / 2015

The study contains advisory services aimed to strengthen the project Sustainable Consumption and Production for Low Carbon Economy - Low Emission Public Procurement and Eco-Labelling (SCP4LCE) commissioned by the German Federal...

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Towards an overall measurement methodology of the carbon and energy footprints of the ICT sector - SMART 2011/0073

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 07 / 2012

The objective of this review is to perform an exhaustive analysis of all the initiatives which are explicitly designed for or could be applicable to measuring the GHG emissions and energy consumption of the ICT sector.

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Presenting the results of two UBA-ICT-studies to the International Expert Community

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 04 / 2012

Estimating the potential of consumer electronics devices in terms of energy and resource efficiency

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 09 / 2014

PCF-evaluation of a speedport router in the rentable Telekom terminal service pack (Telekom leasing model): Comparison of PCF and primary energy input of the speedport router in leasing and purchase models

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 10 / 2011

Feasibility study E-waste in Ghana

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 06 / 2010

Environmental product indicators and benchmarks in the context of environmental labels and declarations

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 12 / 2008

ANEC commissioned the Öko-Institut e.V. to conduct a research study on various issues related to environmental labels and declarations which are of particular relevance to the consumers. The issues involve: (a) the usefulness of life...

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To publication "Environmental product indicators and benchmarks in the context of environmental labels and declarations"

Sustainability Assessment Standard Framework for the global ICT Industry

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 01 / 2016

The overarching objective of this project is to develop a sustainability assessment standard framework (SASF) for the global ICT industry and to support the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) in institutionalizing the...

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