Dr. rer.pol. Carsten Gandenberger, M.Sc., is Senior Researcher at the Competence Center Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI (since 2008). He holds master degrees in Business Studies and Environmental Sciences from the University of Bayreuth and the University of Hagen. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Bremen, where he also worked as a researcher in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics (2006-2008). He received a 3rd prize at the German Students Award 2005. He conducts research in the fields of environmental innovation, corporate sustainability, and environmental policy.