Oeko-Institut is a leading independent European research and consultancy institute working for a sustainable future. Founded in 1977, the institute develops principles and strategies for realising the vision of sustainable development globally, nationally and locally. Oeko-Institut employs about 170 staff, including 120 researchers. They complete approximately 380 projects each year, tackling both national and international issues. Work is organised around the subjects of Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Immission and Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainability in Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety as well as Law, Policy and Governance. Oeko-Institut is a non-profit association. Financial resources come mainly from third-party, project-based funding. Contributions and donations made by the association’s 2,300 members – including more than 20 local authorities – guarantee independence. In 2016, the institute’s annual turnover ran to some seventeen million Euros
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Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Dorothea Michaelsen-Friedlieb
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2017): Dorothea Michaelsen-Friedlieb
Leader gender: Female
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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