Dr. Carolin Baedeker

Co-Director

Sustainable Production and Consumption
Carolin Baedeker
+49 202 2492-119
+49 202 2492-138
carolin.baedeker@wupperinst.org

Education and Academic Training

  • 1988 - 1990 Apprenticeship as industrial clerk at A. Nattermann & Cie. GmbH, Cologne
  • 1990 - 1998 Studies of Geography in Cologne
  • 1997 - 1998 Diploma thesis at the Wuppertal Institute with the title "Flächenintensitätsanalyse von Produkten" (Analysis of the surface use intensity of products)
  • 2012 Dr. rer. nat., University of Cologne

Professional Experience

  • 1998 Freelancer at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2000 Junior Research Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2000 - 2006 Managing director of the Club of Wuppertal e.V. - Forum for sustainable middle-sized companies
  • 2002 - 2005 Project Co-ordinator at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2007 - 2014 Member of the board of the Club of Wuppertal e.V.
  • Since 2006 Co-Director of the Research Group

Research Focus

  • User integrated innovations for sustainability (Sustainable LivingLabs)
  • Co-operations and networks
  • Education and qualification for sustainability
  • Governance and management instruments
  • Sustainable consumption
  • Dialogues for sustainable production and consumption

Teaching / Memberships

  • Teaching assignment at the Geographic Institute of the University of Cologne
  • 2000 - 2002 Honorary member in the Consultation circle Environment of the German Protestant churchday (DEKT)
  • Member of the "Club of Wuppertal e.V." - Forum for sustainable, middle-sized companies
  • 2004 Member of the focus group "Alimentation" in The FUTUR-Process of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research