Corporate & Sustainable Finance, Financial Markets & Services, CSR
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.”)
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)
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")
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
WiFi - Knowledge Platform Sustainable Finance funded by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), work package on Sustainable Real Estate Finance
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)
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)
3%-Plus - Business models and sustainable financing solutions for the energy transition, (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi)
WeMentum, Startup Mentoring (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, as part of EXIST)
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")
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")
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)
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)
BuildingScout/EMAS app, start-up mentoring (funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, as part of EXIST)
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
Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Investments, Sustainable Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Blended Finance as a Catalyst for Accelerating the European Heat Transition? (with Lygnerud, K; Denk, I.; Fransson, N.; Unluturk, B.), Conference Paper, 18th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), September 2023
District heating in the future - thoughts on the business model (with Lygnerud, K.; Schultze, S.; Kortegaard Støchkel, H.), in: Energy, Volume 278, 2023, 127714, ISSN 0360-5442, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2023.127714
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
Energy-efficient refurbishment roadmap for municipal neighbourhoods: findings from the 3% project (with Lynar, Uta; Commenges, Judith; Dybowski, Sebastian; Meyer, Hauke; Preuß, Marie; Bäumer, Thomas; Huber, Stephanie; Schmitt, Andreas. (2022): in: Eberl-Pacan, R./Edelhäuser , K.-J./Gigla, B. (Eds.) (2022). Energie: Forschung und Technik, Projekte, Interviews, Fraunhofer, Stuttgart 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
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
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
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
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
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
The neighbourhood cooperatively as a cooperative ecosystem for innovation (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: Genograph, 12/2021, pp. 32-35
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
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
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/
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.
Lochmahr, A./Müller, P./Planing, P./Popović, T. (eds.) (2019): Shaping the digital transformation - Transdisciplinary approaches in science and business, Wiesbaden 2019, 229 pp.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Sustainability Management - Seizing Opportunities (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: BankInformation, Issue 01/2015, pp. 44-49.
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
A sustainable burden for the young generation (with Th. Baumgärtler), in: Börsen-Zeitung, No. 243, (18.12.2013), p. 7
Sustainable Finance - Starting Points for Financing the Energy Transition, in: Horizonte, No. 42 (October 2013), pp. 55-58
Financing the energy transition at the municipal level, in: Der Neue Kämmerer, No. 2 (May 2012), p. 9
Public debt in the area of conflict between financial crisis and demographic change, in: Horizonte, No. 39 (March 2012), pp. 23-29
- 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