Think tank

Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH

The Wuppertal Institute

Wuppertal, Germany

The Wuppertal Institute undertakes research and develops models, strategies and instruments for transitions to a sustainable development at local, national and international level. Sustainability research at the Wuppertal Institute focuses on the resources, climate and energy related challenges and their relation to economy and society. Special emphasis is put on analysing and stimulating innovations that decouple economic growth and wealth from natural resource use. The Wuppertal Institute has the legal status of a non-profit limited company (gemeinnützige Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung, according to German law) and receives basic funding from the Land North Rhine-westphalia. It is in the responsibility of the Ministry for Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of the Land North Rhine-westphalia. Third-party funding supports most of the Institute's budget and projects.

Contact details

Website:
https://wupperinst.org/en/

Address:
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH Döppersberg 19 42103 Wuppertal, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit , University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Network
Year founded
1991
Age (years)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 30
Germany average
 37
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr.-ing. Manfred Fischedick (Scientific Managing Director), Michael Dedek (Administrative Managing Director )
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr.-ing. Manfred Fischedick (Scientific Managing Director), Brigitte Mutert(Administrative Managing Director )
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneidewind, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Fischedick and Brigitte Mutert-Breidbach
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Staff size
2021
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 258
Germany average
 109
Global average
 75
2020
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 254
2019
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 240
% Female staff
2021
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 1%
Germany average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 60%
2019
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 58%
% Female researchers
2021
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 50%
Germany average
 23%
Global average
 15%
2020
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 51%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 162
Germany average
 75
Global average
 33
2019
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 208
Financials
2019
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 $20,000,000
Germany average
 $104,263,310
Global average
 $51,084,618

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 12,002
Germany average
 9,209
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 8,364
Subscribers (2021)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 645
Germany average
 2,290
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
 358

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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