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Oeko-Institut e.V.
Merzhauser Strasse 173
D-79100 Freiburg
Phone +49 761 45295-0
Fax +49 761 45295-933


P.O. Box 17 71
D-79017 Freiburg

Authorized representatives:

Jan Peter Schemmel (Executive Board)

Anke Herold (Executive Board)

Susanne Fröschl (Executive Board)

Register of associations:

Oeko-Institut e.V. is registered in the Register of Associations at Freiburg Local Court under VR number 1123.

Tax information:

UID number: DE 142 117 254

Account Details for Donations:
GLS Bank
Bank Code No.: 430 609 67
Account No.: 7 922 009 900
IBAN: DE50 4306 0967 7922 0099 00

Responsible for editorial content according to § 18 Abs. 2 MStV and Responsible for the content under German press law (V.i.S.d.P.):

Jan Peter Schemmel, Chief Executive Officer


Oeko-Institut e.V.
Borkumstrasse 2
D-13189 Berlin

Markus Werz

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Öko-Institut e.V.
Merzhauser Strasse 173
79100 Freiburg
+49 761 45295-0

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