Research Institute for Sustainability (Helmholtz Centre Potsdam) - Coordinator


The Research Institute for Sustainability - Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (RIFS) is part of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. It was founded in 2009 as the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the predecessor of today's RIFS, as a joint initiative of the German Federal Government, the State of Brandenburg and the research institutions of the Science Alliance. RIFS conducts research with the aim of understanding…

Hot or Cool Institute


Hot or Cool Institute is a public interest think tank that explores the intersection between society and sustainability. We bring together researchers and practitioners to facilitate solutions to global problems. 

We conduct research and bring together ideas from both science and practice that underpin solutions towards sustainable future societies.

We are certain that the status quo can change, and that we need bold and brave changes and a…



adelphi is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Its mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and consultation. adelphi offers demand-driven, tailor-made services for sustainable development, helping governments, international organizations, businesses and nonprofits design strategies for addressing global challenges.

Its staff of around 250 provides high…

Universiteit Leiden


Leiden University (founded in 1575) is one of Europe's leading international research-intensive universities. The university has approximately 23,000 students (from 110 countries) and 5,500 staff members (including the Leiden University Medical Centre). The Faculty of Science of Leiden University consists of over 1,250 scientists organized in 8 research institutes, one of which is the Institute of Environmental Sciences, also known as CML (the…

Lund University


Lund University (LU) is the largest research institution in Scandinavia that has had sustainability as a key priority area of research, education and outreach since the early 1990s.

The IIIEE (International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics) at LU is an international and interdisciplinary institute. The IIIEE/LU produces and shares actionable knowledge for sound decision making at all levels, from the local to the global, and…

Greendependent Institute


GreenDependent Institute (GDI) is a non-profit research and consultancy organization. One of the aims of the organization is to establish links between research and implementation so that important findings can be disseminated, discussed and implemented as soon as possible. For this reason, GDI is uniquely placed to implement international projects in Hungary as it has strong links and well-established cooperation networks with multiple…



D-mat is a company founded by Michael Lettenmeier that employs experts in various fields, such as environmental sciences and policy, ecology, physics, service and industrial design, sustainable development, and business and economics. D-mat's goal is to promote a low-carbon and resource-wise life within the confines of one planet.

Our field of specialization includes carbon and material footprint calculations as well as research on sustainable…

Universidade da Coruña


The University of A Coruña is among the three universities in the Spanish autonomous region of Galicia. Founded in 1989, it represents a young institution, which in the course of its 20 years of existence has experimented a considerable increase, both in quantity and quality, with regard to research and teaching excellence. Our university is particularly renowned in the areas of Sustainable Urbanization, Healthy Living and Sustainable lifestyles…

Zaļā brīvība


Green Liberty ("Zaļā brīvība" in Latvian) is a non-profit NGO founded in 1993. Our mission is to contribute to the development of a society in which people live in harmony with each other and the environment. Green Liberty aims to raise awareness of the social and environmental consequences of current trends in consumption, trade, and globalization, in particular fair trade, climate, energy, and waste, by empowering people to make responsible…

European Research Services


European Research Services GmbH is a public-private partnership that supports researchers in planning and managing EU-projects. ERS provides technical and administrative support, adapting project-management to the size and complexity of each specific project. ERS helps to implement project infrastructure, risk assessment, internal communication, monitoring and common standard procedures, safeguarding outcomes within time, budget, and EU…