As a project assistant, Julian Ahlers supports adelphi's project teams in the areas of resource efficiency and sustainable supply chains. The focus of his duties is the analysis of sustainability and safety standards in international supply chains of the garment and textile industry.
Before joining adelphi, Julian Ahlers gained practical experience in the areas of sustainability consulting and supply chain management. At Stakeholder Reporting in Hamburg, he was responsible for communication on sustainability of one of the largest energy producers in Europe. In addition, he was also involved in the environmental data collection for an international food retailer as well as in the preparation and implementation of various workshops, materiality analyses and stakeholder surveys
At Systain, a consulting agency in Berlin, he worked on modelling the transport and packaging-related environmental impacts of global agricultural commodities for a major German food retailer, as part of a life cycle impact analysis. Also at Systain, and in collaboration with the German Global Compact Network and the WWF, he planned workshops on water risk management and water stewardship and worked on reviewing the social compliance of textile mills.
Julian Ahlers studies Integrated Natural Resource Management at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He previously completed his bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Management at Leuphana University Lüneburg. His thesis dealt with the sustainable supply chain management of conflict minerals in the Smartphone industry.