Julian Ahlers works as a Research Analyst at adelphi in the areas of resource efficiency and sustainable supply chains. His focus is on supporting and implementing projects for the analysis and implementation of sustainability and safety standards in the 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 holds a Master's degree in "Integrated Natural Resource Management" from Humboldt University Berlin. His studies focused on the implementation of information systems in global supply chains and the sustainable management of soil and water. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Management at Leuphana University Lüneburg.