Markus Kühlert


Sustainable Production and Consumption
Research Unit Production and Consumption Systems
Markus Kühlert
+49 202 2492-175
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Education and Academic Training

  • 2017 Master of Science in Business and Economics, Bergische Universität Wuppertal (Germany) and Management Development Institute (India)
  • Specialisation: Corporate Sustainability Management, International Economic and Employment Policy

Professional Experience

  • Since 2017 Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute, Division Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)
  • 2015 - 2017 Research Assistent at the Wuppertal Institut, Research Group Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • 2013 - 2015 Freelance Consultant for the GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) in the field of capacity development
  • 2013 Internship at the GIZ (Bonn), Department of Economic Development and Employment - Sector Project Technical Vocational Education and Training

Research Focus

  • Corporate sustainability management in global value chains
  • Assessment of interdependent interactions between enterprises and their environment (strategy development)
  • Transition-Design for sustainable development


  • Leader of the UNICEF-University Group Wuppertal