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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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Development and revision of criteria for the Blue Angel for textiles

Project manager: Teufel, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2020

The aim of the research project is "to revise the Blue Angel criteria for textiles (DE-UZ 154) and, based on this, to derive tender recommendations for public procurement. In view of the current activities in the field of research and…

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Working together for environmentally friendly consumption – how our lifestyles can protect biodiversity

Project manager: Teufel, J.
Project staff:  López Hernández, V.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

A new, international working group is being set up as part of the research and development project “Working together for environmentally friendly consumption through information, communication and international cooperation,” funded by…

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Together for environmentally sound consumption - information, communication and international cooperation

Project manager: Teufel, J.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

From a sustainability perspective, the achievement of a change of direction towards more sustainable production and consumption patterns presents an urgent problem which has to be addressed under high time pressure. This is especially…

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Revision and further development of the environmental criteria in the clothing and textiles product group as part of sector project "Sustainability standards and public-private responsibilities"

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 11 / 2018

In March 2013, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) commissioned the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) with the project "Quality Check Sustainability Standards". The aim of the…

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Identification of stakeholder-related options of action for a turnaround in food and agriculture with a view to shaping the CAP after 2020

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 12 / 2020

The project analyses the transformation in agriculture and food in an integrated way, with regard to the transformation needs, the actors involved and espe-cially with regard to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The project also…

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Market surveillance of the German eco label 'Blue Angel'

Project manager: Fischer, C.
Project staff:  Quack, D. | Brommer, E. | Bunke, D. | Gröger, J. | Stratmann, B. | Teufel, J.
End of project: 09 / 2019

The aim of the project is to develop and test a concept for a market surveillance programme for the environmental label “Blue Angel”. To this purpose, the market surveillance systems of existing eco-labels are being investigated in…

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Biodiversity criteria in public procurement and in the building sector - feasibility study & plans for action

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 10 / 2017

The consideration of biodiversity in the context of public procurement could have positive effects in terms of biodiversity conservation at various levels, and contribute to the national biodiversity strategy. However, there is in…

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Collection of data on laptop standards, as well as development of assessment criteria for further product groups in the project "Quality check of sustainability standards"

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 04 / 2016

In March 2013, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) was commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with the project "Quality check of sustainability standards". The aim of the…

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Drawing up a best practice guide and an event concept relating to "Strategies to successfully introduce organic food in the catering of municipalities (`More organic food in municipalities`)"

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 08 / 2015

The project "More organic food in municipalities" particularly aims at strengthening the demand for organic food by the public sector. It should help to assure that organic food and in particular regionally produced organic food in the…

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Analysis of Migros` eco standards for textiles

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 01 / 2014

The goal of this evaluation is an assessment of the criteria set out in the Migros eco standards for textiles, aimed at reducing the environmental burden along the production chain of textiles, and to compare it with other textile…

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Expert advice related to the project "Quality check of sustainability standards"

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 04 / 2014

In March 2013, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development commissioned the GIZ with the project "Quality check sustainability standards". The project aims at providing consumers, public authorities, enterprises and…

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Preparation of a data sheet for the sustainable public procurement of textiles

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 09 / 2013

On the basis of the criteria for the award of different eco-labels (EU flower, Blue Angel, bluesign requirements), the Oeko-Institut prepared a data sheet for the procurement of sustainably produced textiles. These criteria, however,…

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Comparison of the Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) of Egyptian potatoes with the PCF of stored potatoes organically grown in Germany

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 09 / 2013

The project aimed at comparing the Product Carbon Footprint of early potatoes cultivated in Egypt with the PCF of stored potatoes organically grown in Germany. The compilation of each PCF started with primary agricultural production…

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Indicators and criteria of an overarching sustainability seal

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 01 / 2013

The expert opinion on "Indicators and Criteria of a general sustainability label" investigates- challenges in terms of content and methodology arising from the development of criteria and indicators for a general sustainability label,…

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Advising the Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH on structure and design of the website `Veggie Guide` on the issue of climate and environmental impacts of nutrition

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 01 / 2012

Scientific research on transgenic fish with special focus on the biology of trout and salmon

Research Report 360 05 023 - UBA-Texte 64/02

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 12 / 2002
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