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
  • 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