Dr. Imme Scholz

Department: Directors

Function: Deputy Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Specialization: Sociologist

Work areas:
  • 2030-Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs)
  • Environment and development
  • Climate change
  • Global environmental governance
  • Forest policy

Responsibilities in education and training:
  • Environment and development
  • Management of natural resources
  • Consultancy in development cooperation

Vita

since 2014


since 2009
Development and Peace Foundation (sef:)
Member of the board of trustees

German Development Institute
/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Deputy Director
2006-2010German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head of Department „Environmental policy and management of natural resources“
2002-2006German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head of department „Global environmental policy; transformation and stabilization“
1999-2002GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit)
Technical co-operation officer
Subprogramme on Natural Resource Policy (SPRN) (PPG7):
Advisor to the Ministry of the Environment of Pará State, Brazil
1999Free University of Berlin
Dr. phil. (Sociology)
Thesis on: The environmental innovation capacity of the tropical timber industry in the Brazilian Amazon
1992-1999German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department III "European development, integration and trade policies"
Researcher
1990-1992Embassy of Chile in Germany
Assistant to the Economic Attaché
1985-1990Free University of Berlin
Student of sociology, political sciences and evangelical theology

Member of

  • Member of the council of sustainable development (Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung)
  • Member of the supervisory board of the Social Welfare Organisation of the Protestant Church in Germany

  • Deputy chairwoman of the Committee for Development Service and Humanitarian Aid of the Social Welfare Organisation of the Protestant Church in Germany

  • Member of the Advisory Commission on Sustainable Development of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD)

  • Member of the North-South Advisory Council as well as the general assembly of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

  • Member of the Selection Committee of the International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • Member of the advisory council of the GIZ

  • Member of the advisory council of the Foundation Environment and Development Northrhine-Westfalia

  • Member of the editorial board of the journal "Advances in Climate Change Research" edited by China Meteorological Administration and National Climate Center

  • Member of the board of trustees of the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (Österreichische Forschungsstiftung für internationale Entwicklung)

  • Member of the board of trustees of the Development and Peace Foundation (Stiftung für Entwicklung und Frieden)
  • Member of the scientific advisory board of "Global Change - Local Conflicts? Conflicts over land in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa in times of global transformation" (Free University of Berlin)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces

Projects

Contact

E-mail Imme.Scholz@die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-112
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

Highlight

Promoting the Sustainable Development Goals in Germany
Scholz, Imme / Niels Keijzer / Carmen Richerzhagen (2016)
Discussion Paper 13/2016

Highlight

Consumers, the environment, and the new global middle classes
Guarín, Alejandro / Imme Scholz (2015)
in: Joan Martínez-Alier / Roldan Muradian (eds.), Handbook of ecological economics, Cheltenham: Elgar, 360-381

Highlight

Qué sabemos sobre desigualdades socioecológicas? Elementos para una respuesta
Scholz, Imme (2014)
in: Barbara Göbel / Manuel Góngora-Mera / Astrid Ulloa, Desigualdades socioambientales en América Latina, Bogotá, Berlin: Iberoamerikanisches Institut Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 85-112

In the media

Der Paradigmenwechsel
Frankfurter Rundschau Online
13 January 2015