Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit (IzN) e.V.

Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit (IzN) e.V.

Georg Kraft


Role/Funktion

Chairman and Managing Board Member of the Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit (IzN) e.V.

Vorsitzender und Geschäftsführender Vorstand Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit (IzN) e.V.


Graduation/Abschluss

Diplom Wirtschafts-Ingenieur, Universität Karlsruhe, 1974
Diploma in National Economic Planning, Birmingham University, England, 1973


GEORG KRAFT
has 30 years of professional experience in investment management at German industrial companies and as a staff member of KfW, the German development bank. At KfW he was Senior Environmental Advisor to the board of management of KfW, responsible for design and implementation of green credit lines with special focus on cleaner production, renewable energies and  energy performance of buildings, environmental impact assessment of projects financed by KfW in Asia, Africa, Central and South America, financing projects for nature conservation and environmental protection. His tasks were appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of investment projects in various sectors such as small and medium industries, fertiliser, pulp and paper, hydropower, coal based power plants, mining, roads and nature conservation projects.

 
Key Qualifications

  • Financing of investments in industries and buildings to promote energy efficiency, pollution prevention and abatement and cleaner production, design of green credit lines (Germany, India, China, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Chile, Mexico, Turkey, Romania).
  • Banking and sustainability, investment principles and corporate social responsibility.  
  • Determining, assessing and managing social and environmental risk and responsibility in project finance and credit lines. Appraisal, monitoring, evaluation and project management of investment projects in various sectors such as small and medium industries, fertilizer, pulp and paper, hydropower, coal based power plants, mining, roads and nature conservation projects.


Languages

German, English, Spanish, Norwegian