Master in International Sustainability Management (MSc.)

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Neues aus der Forschung

Geisendorf, Sylvie (2016): The impact of personal beliefs on climate change: The "battle of perspectives" revisited, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26: 551-580

DOI 10.1007/s00191-016-0461-9



Neues aus der Forschung

Geisendorf, S., Nuscheler, D. (2016): Does Sustainability create Shareholder Value? - The Impact of Sustainability on Stock Market Performance of European Firms. Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht, 01(6), 88-115

SustBusy: Business and Society - Towards a Sustainable World

Research Center on Sustainability at ESCP Europe

Scientific Director:
Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf
ESCP Europe Berlin


Chair of Environment and Economics

Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf

Environmental issues like climate change and resource scarcity are gaining increasing relevance and importance in society, in political decisions and for businesses. A predictive analysis of a sustainable economy opens up opportunities for innovation and the ability of market leadership in the environmental sector.

The ESCP Europe Chair of Environment and Economics - founded in the Summer of 2011 - picks up these topics in innovative ways. In teaching, knowledge of current environmental problems is provided jointly with the economic and environmental instruments for their solution, as well as operational scope and opportunities in dealing with them. The Chair also represents the subject of Economics where it focuses in particular on behavior- and decision-theoretic approaches of advanced microeconomics.

In research, behavioral economic approaches are also linked to environmental issues. Here, innovative methods, such as multi-agent systems/genetic algorithms for behavior modeling in simulation models are used in order to increase understanding of the behavior of economic actors. Environmental issues of interest are climate change, energy transition, resource scarcity and sustainable development.

The chair holder Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf is Scientific Director of the Research Center on Sustainability: Business and Society - Towards a Sustainable World and European Academic Director of the Master in International Sustainability Management.

Furthermore she is responsible for the major sustainability within the Master in Management.

Team Environment and Economics

From left to right: Andreas Aigner, Jessica Thater, Nepomuk Dunz, Paul Wolf, Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf, Daniel Johnson, Eike Baur and Cindy Lehmann