My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. (Henry Ford)

OIKOS international

students for sustainable economics and management

Borderstep supports summer schools and events in the context of oikos International—students for sustainable economics and management. More

Santa Clara University, Miller Center

Borderstep and the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University collaborated on developing an executive education program on impact investing. More

The Centre for Sustainable Design®

The Centre for Sustainable Design® (CfSD) organizes the internationally recognized ‘Sustainable Innovation’ series of conferences. Borderstep is regularly involved in the Sustainable Innovation series of conferences by serving on the review board, chairing sessions and giving keynote speeches. More

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

The Borderstep Institute is cooperating with Prof. Sangwon Suh of the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Bren School of Environmental Science and Management on a research project for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). More

UNEP International Resource Panel

The Borderstep Institute is collaborating with the working group of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) International Resource Panel. The working group is evaluating efficiency technologies to reduce greenhouse gases and their environmental impacts along the life cycle. More

Borderstep News

Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018

With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More

#SGA18: These are the Winners 21.11.2018

The winners of the StartGreen Awards 2018 and the StartGreen@ School Awards 2018 have been announced. The award ceremony took place for the fourth time in a row as part of "Gründerwoche Deutschland" at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin. More

EURAM 2019: Call for papers 26.10.2018

For the track "Sustainability, Circular and Green Tech Innovation" of the EURAM Conference 2019, scientific articles (full papers) can be submitted until 15 January 2019. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is co-chair of the track. More