Gunther Glenk

Assistant Professor for Business

University of Mannheim


Gunther Glenk is an Assistant Professor for Business at the University of Mannheim. His research examines questions around corporate decarbonization, such as how companies (i) determine their carbon emissions, (ii) set appropriate reduction targets, and (iii) achieve such targets economically. Recent work has focused on the competitiveness of clean energy technologies, such as energy storage, renewable hydrogen, and electric mobility.

Professor Glenk's work has been published in leading academic journals in the field of sustainability management and has been awarded honors and grants. He has been invited to present his work at various academic conferences and industry meetings. Industry leaders and policymakers repeatedly solicit his advice on the opportunities and challenges associated with the transition toward a decarbonized energy economy.

Professor Glenk received his BSc, MSc, and Doctorate in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich. He has been invited to Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for research visits. Before his appointment at the University of Mannheim, he worked in consulting and entrepreneurship.



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