adelphi is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Our mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and consultation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made services for sustainable development, helping governments, international organizations, businesses and nonprofits design strategies for addressing global challenges.
Our staff of more than 200 provides high-quality interdisciplinary research, strategic policy analysis and advice, and corporate consulting. We facilitate policy dialogue and provide training for public institutions and businesses worldwide, helping to build capacity for transformative change. Since 2001 we have successfully completed over 800 projects worldwide. Our work covers the following key areas: Climate, Energy, Resources, Green Economy, Sustainable Business, Green Finance, Peace and Security, International Cooperation and Urban Transformation.
Partnerships are key to the way we work at adelphi. By forging alliances with individuals and organizations, we help strengthen global governance and so promote transformative change, sustainable resources management and resilience. adelphi is a values-based organization with an informal culture based on excellence, trust and cooperation. Sustainability is the foundation of our internal and external conduct. Our activities are climate-neutral and we have a certified environmental-management system.
- Green Economy
- Sustainable Business
- Green Finance
- Peace and Security
- International Cooperation
- Urban Transformation
adelphi research was founded 2001 in Berlin as a non-profit and independent institution for applied environmental research and policy analysis. We analyse national and international environmental, energy and climate policies and carry out research projects on environmental, development and social issues.
Through lectures, publications and educational activities we provide a broad audience knowledge in the field of nature, environment and resource protection, and development cooperation. Newsletters on a variety of environmental and development issues, as well as information platforms and exhibitions complement this range of knowledge.
With our practical projects and concrete proposals for action adelphi research makes a significant contribution to promoting environmental and social development, poverty reduction, peace building, as well as economic, political and social participation in developing and emerging economies.
adelphi research is recognised as a non-profit by the tax authorities I of Berlin, most recently according to a May 8, 2019 authorisation. adelphi supports the following non-profit purposes: promotion of science and research as well as students' support (§ 52 section 2 sentence 1 No. 1 AO), promotion of public and occupational education (§ 52 section 2 sentence 1 No. 7 AO), the promotion of environmental protection (§ 52 section 2 sentence 1 No. 8 AO) and international development (§ 52 section 2 sentence 1 No. 15 AO).
adelphi research is authorised to issue tax receipts for donations that are used according to the statutes.
adelphi consult was founded in 2002 and has established itself as a leading consulting firm in the field of environment and development. Through our projects we contribute to sustainable resource use and sustaining natural life systems, and promote sustainable management.
adelphi consult stands out with excellent management and consulting expertise, and acts globally. Our services range over research, consulting and dialogue, and cover a variety of competencies. These include issues of resource efficiency, corporate responsibility, energy and environmental management, finance and investment, sustainable management and reporting, sustainability entrepreneurship, waste management and recycling, chemicals policy, innovation policy, consumption and production, trade and business development, as well as integrated product policy and labelling.
A competent team of international experts from different disciplines provides knowledgeable advice to national and international private and public clients. We pursue an integrated consulting approach combining technical, financial, legal and planning skills in an international environment and cross-cultural context.