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

Interview: Germany, Green Energy Valley 01.07.2019

Clean Energy Wire interviewed Borderstep founder Prof. Klaus Fichter about the start-up scene in Germany. How important is the engineering spirit of the country? More

StartGreen@School invited to Helsinki 28.06.2019

The Borderstep project StartGreen@School was selected as the German finalist of the European Enterprise Award. The award is aimed at institutions and authorities that have rendered outstanding services to the promotion of entrepreneurial spirit. More

Green Startup Monitor 2018 26.06.2019

Now available in English: The Green Startup Monitor analyses the significance and challenges of those startups whose products and services contribute to the ecological goals of a Green Economy. More