Henrike Schümann supports the Borderstep team as a student assistant in the field of Sustainable Entrepreneurship. She works in the projects Sustainability4All, Sustainability Standard for Start-ups (DIN-Connect) and Green Start-ups as a Driver for Transformation.
She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Rostock and is currently completing an international Master’s programme in Integrated Natural Resource Management at the Humboldt University Berlin. Her main topics are “Biodiversity and Nature Conservation” and “Climate Change and Renewable Energies”.
Before joining Borderstep, Henrike Schümann worked as a student assistant at the Chair of Statistics at Humboldt University.
She prefers to spend her free time in nature, which she enjoys exploring on foot.
Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020
An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More
Green Startup Monitor 2020 15.07.2020
The key findings of our Green Startup Monitor 2020 are now available in English! Read about the key hurdles and the measures we recommend. More
Digital energy management in existing buildings 20.09.2019
The Smart Living industry association has submitted a statement on the Building Energy Act to Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In this statement, the association refers to the climate protection contribution of digitisation in buildings. Borderstep has calculated figures for the possible CO2 reduction through building automation systems in existing residential buildings in Germany. More