Completed Projects

Support for the implementation of the National Program for Sustainable Consumption

Within the project, ISIconsult supports the implementation of the National Program for Sustainable Consumption as well as the associated competence center in the partner consortium. … Read More

Identification of sociological determinants of waste prevention and design of target group specific communication.

Waste prevention as a central field of action of modern environmental policy is at the top of the five-level waste hierarchy. Despite numerous environmental policy efforts in recent years, the per capita volume of municipal waste in Germany is rising. At the same time, the German population is said to have a very high level of environmental awareness. … Read More

Interdependent gender aspects of the areas of need mobility, food, housing, clothing, community consumption and digitalization as the basis of urban environmental protection.

In order to do justice to current urbanization processes in the sense of sustainable urban development, the inclusion of gender aspects is unavoidable. Insights into behavior and responsibilities, such as the unequal distribution of care work between the sexes, different income distributions, but also gender-specific consumption and nutrition practices are elementary. … Read More

Organizational and technical support for colloquia “Making Environmental Policy Fit for Transformation: New Basic Configurations for Applied Environmental Policy”.

The aim of the UBA colloquia was to support the exchange of experience and networking of ideas between public institutions, scientific institutions involved in applied sustainability and transformation research, and also within the Federal Environment Agency. … Read More

Survey on equal participation of women and men in management positions – Sentiment barometer 2016

The aim is to gather opinions on the “Act on the Equal Participation of Women and Men in Leadership Positions,” which was passed by the German Bundestag on March 6, 2015, and the status of implementation in the companies concerned. … Read More

Concept study on the applicability of Citizen Science in the departmental research of the Federal Environment Agency

The concept study aims to examine the extent to which Citizen Science is applicable in Federal Environment Agency’s (UBA) departmental research with a view to concrete examples. It will analyze the purposes and forms of Citizen Science that can be usefully applied, where appropriate, in UBA’s departmental research and in environmental policy as a whole. … Read More

Economic and administrative foundations of a possible public funding of non-technical innovations.

The changes in production and working conditions strongly emphasize the importance of non-technical innovations, which often cannot be supported under the existing technology and innovation programs of the federal government. Open user-centric development and implementation processes are becoming increasingly important. Therefore, the project aims at a decision-optimized determination of such forms and the public funding needs as well as funding measures. … Read More

Environmental policy support and promotion strategies for strengthening socio-ecological forms of coexistence and common good orientation

With regard to the task of a sustainable transformation of society, the question arises under which social and political conditions it can be possible to promote a development in urban areas that is oriented towards the common good and socially acceptable, and which potentials classical, but especially innovative socio-ecologically oriented forms of communal living together and community- as well as common good-oriented social practices can unfold in this context. … Read More