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Laurin Wuennenberg

Researcher, Innovation

Laurin Wuennenberg is aresearcher with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy program whose work focuses on sustainable public procurement, innovation and decarbonization of industries. Based in Geneva, Laurin has engaged in research and capacity-building projects in South Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe.

Before joining IISD, Laurin conducted research during his post-graduate studies on public procurement approaches and the uptake of innovative business models for the provision of lighting solutions to Swedish municipalities.

His previous work experience covers a range of consulting and research projects in academic environments, the private sector and international organizations including the German Development Agency (GIZ) and Adelphi in India. Laurin’s areas of focus include: corporate responsibility, business model innovation, sustainability assessments, climate change, sustainable public procurement and environmental policies. 



  • Education

    Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy & Management: Central European University, Hungary, and Lund University, Sweden

    Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics: Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

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