Morton Hemkhaus is a Project Manager at adelphi working on projects relating to resource efficiency and the development of waste management systems for electronic goods in India. He also supports adelphi’s internal environmental management in accordance with the European EMAS regulation.
Prior to joining adelphi, Morton worked for the business consultancy Schlange & Co., which specialises in corporate responsibility, where his work focussed on producing materiality analyses, stakeholder surveys, sustainability benchmarks. He also organised an international conference on sustainable supply chains. Before that, he gained academic experience through his work at the Centre for Sustainability Management at the Leuphana University in Lüneburg, where he applied qualitative social scientific research methods to analysing the concept of success employed by social enterprises. As an honorary member of the board of the Student Network for Ethics in Economics and Practice (sneep e.V.), he is responsible for member support, administrating a sustainability jobs portal, and for strategic organisational development.
Morton holds a master’s degree in environmental management and policy from the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) in Lund, Sweden. Through his studies, he gained interdisciplinary skills and knowledge in the fields of environmental economics, corporate sustainability management, and in environmental policy analysis. His master’s thesis addresses the development of performance indicators in the circular economy using the example of the textile industry. Prior to that, he studied environmental science at the Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg, Germany and at the Karlstad University in Sweden.