Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Schaltegger

Professor for Sustainability Management

Head of the Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM)

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Schaltegger
Universitätsallee 1, C11.311
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2180
Fax +49.4131.677-2186

The research activities you will find here


Academic career

    • Since 1999: Leuphana University Lüneburg, Professor for Sustainability Management
    • 2011-2012: Visiting research professor at the University of Sydney and the University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    • 1996 - 1998: Assistant professor of economics, Centre of Economics and Business Administration (WWZ), University of Basel, head of the Department of Public Economics and Policy
    • 1994 - 1996: Senior lecturer at the Institute of Economics
    • 1992 - 1993: Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Business Administration, University of Washington, Seattle, USA



    • Founder and head of the Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), the MBA Sustainability Management and the Sustainability Leadership Forum (SLF). For an overview of projects and publications see:
    • Member of the editorial and advisory boards of the international scientific journals “Business Strategy and the Environment“ (since 1998), “Eco-Management and Auditing“ (since 1998) respectively the relaunched journal “Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management“ (since 2001), “Greener Management International“ (since 2002), “Progress in Industrial Ecology“ (since 2004), “International Journal of Business Environment“ (since 2005), “Social and Environmental Accountability Journal” (since December 2006), “Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting” (since 2007), “Society and Economy” (since 2009), “Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal (SAMPJ)” (since 2009; since 2011 regional editor for Europe), “Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal” (since 2011), “Journal of Environmental Sustainability” (since 2011), “Meditari Accountancy Research” (since 2012), “Journal of Corporate Citizenship” (since 2013), “Journal of Cleaner Production” (since 2014) and “Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management” (since 2014).
    • Environmental Award of the German Association of Environmental Management (B.A.U.M.) in 2007
    • Member of the steering committees of the research programmes “Research for Sustainability” of the German Federal Ministry of Science and Education (BMBF) (2004-2008), BMBF research programme “Sustainable Biotechnology” (2003-2007) and the research programme “Sustainable Infrastructure Development” of the Swiss National Science Foundation (2004-2011)
    • Chairman of the steering committees of the European and the global Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network (EMAN); member of the SustainAbilityFaculty, London; Research Fellow of the Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA)
    • Member of several corporate sustainability boards