ConPolicy GmbH is a research and consulting firm founded in 2010. Its services are aimed at public institutions, organizations and companies which deal with consumer policy issues. The institute is directed by Prof. Dr. Christian Thorun.
In recent years, the institute has implemented research and advisory mandates for the German Federal Government, German state consumer protection ministries, the European Commission, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the German International Cooperation (GIZ), the Otto Group, the REWE Group and ING among many others (References / Customers).
Our mission is to offer our clients independent advice, which is based on facts and evidence. In order to achieve this, we undertake scientifically-sound empirical and analytical studies and bring together relevant consumer policy stakeholders at our dialogue events. – We work in the national, European and international context.
Prof. Dr. Christian Thorun is a recognized expert in consumer policy. He advises the German Federal Government and the European Commission, among others, on consumer issues. more
Marlene Münsch is an expert in conducting quantitative and qualitative empirical studies to investigate consumer behavior. She is responsible for consumer policy studies and consulting projects focusing on sustainability, digital transformation and alternative consumption patterns. more
As an institute, we value cooperation and connection with people working in other institutions. In order to consolidate this cooperation, some of our former employees are associated with ConPolicy as fellows. Where appropriate, we cooperate with our fellows, for example, in the preparation of studies or the conception and moderation of events.
At ConPolicy, we not only advise clients about best practices in corporate responsibility, we take responsibility for our impacts on society and the environment.
The direct CO2 emissions of ConPolicy are low. However, the CO2 emissions created by our energy use and business trips are minimized by:
We work with the GLS Bank, which has a corporate focus on social, environmental and cultural enterprises and projects.