Siddharth Prakash
Siddharth Prakash
Siddharth Prakash

Siddharth Prakash

Senior Researcher
Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Special Expertise

Research Areas

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Sustainable Resource Economy


  • Social and environmental standards in global value chains
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • E-Waste and Metal Resources
  • Sustainable product assessment and labelling


  • Social Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA)
  • Product Sustainability Assessment (PROSA)

Key Projects

Information and Communication Technologie

Sustainable Consumption

Professional Training and Career

  • Since May 2008:
    Researcher at the Öko-Institut Freiburg, Division - Sustainable Products and Material Flows
  • 2003-2006:
    Freelance Consultant for the German Development Cooperation (GTZ), the Tropenbos International, the Netherlands and the Capacity Building International Germany (InWEnt gGmbH)
  • Apr 2005 – Dec 2005:
    Researcher at the Silviculture Institute, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
  • Jan 2006 – Dec 2006:
    Post-Graduate Studies in „Rural Development“ at the Centre for Advanced Training in Rural Development, Humboldt University Berlin
  • Oct 2002 – Sept 2005:
    Master in „Sustainable Forestry and Lans Use Management“ Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
  • Oct 1999 – Sept 2002:
    Bachelor in „International Forest Ecosystem Management“, University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde

Language Skills

English, Hindi, German, French