Christine Meyer is a Senior Manager at adelphi. Her work focuses on corporate responsibility and on supporting sustainability entrepreneurship and inclusive business. As part of a project sponsorship for SEED, she is responsible for the implementation of the SEED Replicator.
Prior to her position at adelphi, Christine gained working experience in the areas of corporate responsibility and the impact oriented design of external relations. As a research assistant on an FP7 research project at the Center for Evaluation at the Saarland University, Germany, she dealt with the measurement and management of the social and economic effects of multinational firms’ business activities in developing countries. While there, she also carried out a case study on environmental governance in the Tanzanian mining sector. As part of a university research project at the University of Freiburg, Germany, she investigated the social impacts of mining on local communities in Namibia. During her time working at the department for strategy and evaluation at the Munich headquarters of the Goethe Institute, she grappled with the impacts of foreign cultural and educational policy projects. She gained further practical experience with climate protection at a municipal climate protection agency in Karlsruhe, Germany, and at the National Energy Authority of Iceland.
Christine completed a master’s degree programme on the Geography of Global Change at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, Germany. Prior to that, she studied geography at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany. During her studies, she worked intensively on topics relating to global change and the economic and societal challenges that go along with it. Her topical focuses relating to that included climate protection and climate change adaptation, development cooperation, sustainability, environmental policy, and environmental economy. For her master’s thesis she investigated the influence of eco-labels on consumer behaviour. In her bachelor’s thesis, she worked on challenges to urban development resulting from climate change, and looked into mitigation concepts and background using the example of Munich.