Prof. Dr. Tobias Popovic

Professor / Ethics Officer of HFT Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Tobias Popovic
Area:
Business & Economics
Room:
L 109
Office hours:
by appointment
Phone:
+49 711 8926 2962
Field

Corporate & Sustainable Finance, Financial Markets & Services, CSR

Vita
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University Projects

2022-2025

CREATE - Climate Neutral Buildings and Sustainable Real Estate Finance (funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF, funding line "Climate Protection and Finance (KlimFi) - research on the economics of climate change.”)

2021-2022

WiFi - Knowledge Platform Sustainable Finance funded by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), work package on Sustainable Real Estate Finance

2021-2023

DH2050 - The District Heating Business Model 2050 (funded by the International Energy Agency, IEA), work packages: Customer Value Analysis, Business Model Prototyping, Sustainable Infrastructure Finance

2021-2025

KNIGHT - Artificial Intelligence for Teaching at HFT Stuttgart (funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF), work packages on ethical implications and (reflective) competences regarding Artificial Intelligence (AI)

2020-2023

Smart2Charge - SmartGrid-enabled smart charging infrastructure for rural areas - planning and implementation, acceptance and economic viability using the example of the municipality of Wüstenrot, work package 6 "Economic viability analyses and business models" (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi)

2019-2023

REWARDHeat - Renewable and Waste Heat Recovery for Competitive District Heating and Cooling Networks, Work package 3: Attracting institutional investors to low temperature DHC networks (funded by the European Union, funding line "Horizon 2020")

2019-2022

NATIVE - Development of a sustainability indicator system for the insurance industry as a tool for assessing and measuring sustainability, climate protection and climate adaptation performance (funded by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt)

2019-2022

3%-Plus - Business models and sustainable financing solutions for the energy transition, (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi)

2019

WeMentum, Startup Mentoring (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, as part of EXIST)

2018-2022

M4_LAB for the Stuttgart Metropolitan Region, thematic focus: Sustainable Innovation, Innovation Management, Business Model Development, Financing (Focus: Startups); (funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF, funding line "Innovative Hochschule")

2017-2021

iCity - Lead project smart city, work package 5: Sustainable mobility and work package 6: Financing and acceptance, (funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF, funding line "FH-Impuls")

2015-2018

3% - Three Percent Project - Energy Efficient Refurbishment Roadmap for Municipal Neighbourhoods 2050, Subproject: Participation and Sustainable Financing, (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi)

2015-2017

EnSign - Living Lab HFT Stuttgart Climate-neutral inner-city campus, work packages "Indicators for measuring the sustainability impacts of energy-related measures" and "Sustainable Finance - Innovative instruments for financing the energy transition" (funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg)

2017

BuildingScout/EMAS app, start-up mentoring (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, as part of EXIST)

2012-2016

EnViSaGe - Municipal grid-connected energy supply - Vision 2020 using the example of the municipality of Wüstenrot (funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)), Work Package 6: Sustainable Financing Models

Research

2010 - today

Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Investments, Sustainable Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Publications
  • 2022

    Heat Transition in Buildings and Infrastructure - Sustainable Real Estate Finance and Sustainable Infrastructure Finance as a Lever?  in: Rogall, H. et al. (Eds..) (2022): 8th Yearbook Sustainable Economics (2022/23) – In Focus: Municipal Heat Transition, Marburg 2022, pp. 103-116

  • 2022

    How Innovative Mobility Can Drive Sustainable Development: Conceptual Foundations and Use Cases Using the Example of the iCity Ecosystem for Innovation (with Bäumer, T., Gökdemir, E., Silberer, J.). In: Coors, V., Pietruschka, D., Zeitler, B. (Eds.) (2002): iCity. Transformative Research for the Livable, Intelligent, and Sustainable City. Springer, Cham 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92096-8_1

  • 2021

    Sustainable Insurance - Sustainable consumption using the example of insurance products, services and advice (with Reichard-Chahine, J./Reichenberg, M./Schirpke, A./Seeberger, A.-C./Wozniak, A.), in: W. Wellbrock, W./Ludin, D. (Eds.), Sustainable Consumptinon, Berlin 2021, pp. 917-935, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-33353-9_55

  • 2021

    Innovative products and services for sustainable consumption at the interface of energy and mobility transition (with Gökdemir, E./Schwemin, E.), in: W. Wellbrock, W./Ludin, D. (eds.), Sustainable Consumption, Berlin 2021, pp. 831-850, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-33353-9_50

  • 2021

    Innovations for the Sustainable Economy (with H. Rogall), in: Rogall, H. et al. (eds.) (2021): 7th Yearbook Sustainable Economy (2020/21) - In Focus: Sustainable Economy and Innovation, Marburg 2021, pp. 17-34

  • 2021

    Between "Purpose" and "Impact" - Transdisciplinary Living Labs at Universities as Elements of Regional Innovation Ecosystems (with Bossert, M.), in: Boos, A./van den Eeden, M./Viere, T. (eds.) (2021): CSR and university education - transdisciplinary and innovative concepts and case studies, Berlin/Heidelberg 2021, pp. 263-285, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-62679-5_14

  • 2021

    Will Sustainable Corporate Responsibility become the Standard? Implications of the EU Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth, in: Rogall, H. et al. (eds.) (2021): 7th Yearbook Sustainable Economics (2020/21) - In Focus: Sustainable Business and Innovation, Marburg 2021, pp. 85-98

  • 2021

    The neighbourhood cooperatively as a cooperative ecosystem for innovation (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: Genograph, 12/2021, pp. 32-35

  • 2020

    Transdisciplinary Living Labs in a Next Generation Cities Context - Ecosystems for Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship (with Bossert, M./Bronner, U.), in: Planing P., Müller P., Dehdari P., Bäumer T. (eds.) Innovations for Metropolitan Areas. Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 199-211, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-60806-7_16

  • 2020

    Financing Sustainable Infrastructures in a Smart Cities' Context - Innovative Concepts, Solutions and Instruments (with Canas da Costa, L.), in: Planing P., Müller P., Dehdari P., Bäumer T. (eds.) Innovations for Metropolitan Areas.  Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 229-243, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-60806-7_18

  • 2020

    Energy Efficient Refurbishment Roadmap for Municipal Neighbourhoods - Findings from the 3% Project (with Th. Bäumer, S. Huber, et al.), in: Fraunhofer IRB Verlag (ed.) (2020): Bauen +, 10/2020, pp. 8-14, ISSN: 2363-8125; https://www.bauenplus.de/

  • 2019

    Digital transformation by FinTechs using the example of digital platforms for promissory note loans (with Gillé, S./Fromme, S.), in: Lochmahr, A./Müller, P./Planing, P./Popović, T. (eds.) (2019): Shaping the digital transformation - Transdisciplinary approaches in science and business, Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden 2019, pp. 89-101.

  • 2019

    Lochmahr, A./Müller, P./Planing, P./Popović, T. (eds.) (2019): Shaping the digital transformation - Transdisciplinary approaches in science and business, Wiesbaden 2019, 229 pp.

  • 2019

    Albert Schweitzer as a prototype of a sustainable entrepreneur? - A contribution to the discussion on development effectiveness, in: Banke, B. (ed.) (2019): Of Bridges, People and Systems - Commemorative volume for Michael Wörz, Reutlingen 2019, pp. 261-283.

  • 2019

    Digitalisation in payment transactions - A critical analysis of the opportunities and challenges for banks (with Bäumer, Th./Joas, B.), in: Lochmahr, A./Müller, P./Planing, P./Popović, T. (eds.) (2019): Shaping the digital transformation - Transdisciplinary approaches in science and business, Wiesbaden 2019, pp. 103-114.

  • 2019

    Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) as a Financing Alternative for Innovations and Startups - A Critical Analysis with Special Consideration of the German Capital Market (with Palosch, A./Mehlhorn, M.), in: Lochmahr, A./Müller, P./Planing, P./Popović, T. (eds.) (2019): Shaping the digital transformation - Transdisciplinary approaches in science and business, Wiesbaden 2019, pp. 115-125.

  • 2019

    Cooperative Innovation Ecosystems - Transformation from the Power of Community (with Baumgärtler, M.), White Paper, ADG Scientific - Center for Research and Cooperation, Montabaur, August 2019, available at: https://www.adgonline.de/forschung/whitepaper-genossenschaftliche-innovationsoekosysteme-transformation-aus-der-kraft-der-gemeinschaft/adg-scientific-whitepaper-genossenschaftliche-innovationsoekosysteme.pdf?cid=3ub

  • 2018

    Sustainable Finance as a catalyst for the future of the sustainable economy?, in: Rogall, H. et al. (eds.) (2018): 6th Yearbook Sustainable Economics (2018/2019) - In Focus: The Future of Sustainable Economy in the Digital World, Marburg 2018, pp. 201-213

  • 2017

    The legal obligation to report on sustainability - what the regulatory requirements mean and how opportunities can be used (with Th. Baumgärtler, S. Luz), in: Baden-Württembergischer Genossenschaftsverband e.V. (ed.) (2017): GenoGraph, issue 01/2017, pp. 24-27.

  • 2016

    So tell me what you want, what you really really want - Including the user perspective before implementing measures of sustainability (with Bäumer, Th./ Worm, D./ Müller, P./ Pagel, Ch./Zimmermann, S.), in: Leal Filho, W./Skanavis, C./do Paco, A./Rogers, J. (eds.) (2016): Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education (Volume 2), New York at al., pp. 63-76, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-47889-0_5

  • 2016

    Economic viabilty and financing [of investments in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energies] (with D. Worm), in: Fraunhofer IRB /Begleitforschung EnEff:Stadt c/o pro:21 GmbH (ed.) (2016): Vision 2020 - Die Plusenergiegemeinde Wüstenrot, Berlin 2016, pp. 113-126.

  • 2016

    Development finance in the context of sustainable finance with a special focus on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, in: Horizons, No. 48 (November 2016), pp. 39-42.

  • 2015

    Sustainability Management - Seizing Opportunities (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: BankInformation, Issue 01/2015, pp. 44-49.

  • 2014

    University Fundraising - Analysis of Activities and Best Practice (with M. Böhm and A. Lochmahr), in: Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium (WiSt), Heft 7/2014., 43. Jg. (2014), pp. 387-392

  • 2013

    A sustainable burden for the young generation (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: Börsen-Zeitung, No. 243, (18.12.2013), p. 7

  • 2013

    Sustainable Finance - Starting Points for Financing the Energy Transition, in: Horizonte, No. 42 (October 2013), pp. 55-58

  • 2012

    Financing the energy transition at the municipal level, in: Der Neue Kämmerer, No. 2 (May 2012), p. 9

  • 2012

    Public debt in the area of conflict between financial crisis and demographic change, in: Horizonte, No. 39 (March 2012), pp. 23-29

Misc.

Memberships:

- Association for Environmental Management and Sustainability in Financial Institutions / Network of Sustainable Finance Professionals (VfU) - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board
- Yearbook of Sustainable Economics, Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Reviewer
- Schmalenbach Society for Business Administration e.V. (SG)
- Financial Experts Association e.V. (FEA)
- dnwe German Network for Business Ethics - EBEN Deutschland e.V.
- Gesellschaft für Nachhaltigkeit e.V. (GfN) / Sustainable Economics Network
- EMASplus - Integrated Sustainability Management System / KATE e.V. - Member of the Advisory Board