Laurin Wuennenberg is aresearcher with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy program whose work focuses on sustainable public procurement, innovation and decarbonization of industries. Based in Geneva, Laurin has engaged in research and capacity-building projects in South Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe.
Before joining IISD, Laurin conducted research during his post-graduate studies on public procurement approaches and the uptake of innovative business models for the provision of lighting solutions to Swedish municipalities.
His previous work experience covers a range of consulting and research projects in academic environments, the private sector and international organizations including the German Development Agency (GIZ) and Adelphi in India. Laurin’s areas of focus include: corporate responsibility, business model innovation, sustainability assessments, climate change, sustainable public procurement and environmental policies.
- Leveraging the Power of the Public Purse: Using public procurement of low-carbon innovation for sustainable infrastructure recommendations to the European Commission and EU member statesi24c and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) publish recommendations for the European Commission and member state authorities on how to better leverage the power of the public purse to drive demand of low-carbon innovation in sustainable infrastructure.