Gerhard Scherhorn

Gerhard Scherhorn (Germany) was former director of the Academy of Economy and Policy in Hamburg and is professor emeritus of the University of Hohenheim where he gave lectures on consumption theory and consumer policy until his retirement in 1998. He directed the working group “New Models of Wealth” at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy from 1996 to 2003 as well as the research group “Sustainable Production and Consumption” until 2005. With Prof. Johannes Hoffmann he heads the Project Group Ethical-Ecological Rating at J.W.Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, and runs the website http://www.nehmenundgeben.de.