IINAS – International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy

The International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS) is an independent transdisciplinary research organization and works as an international network of scientists with a focus on sustainability.



Events (conferences, workshops...)

IINAS staff will be off for vacation from Dec. 23, 2022 until Jan. 9, 2023 - Season's Greetings to all!

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, most events to which IINAS contributes take "place" online, and some in hybrid format.

We all wish you to stay safe and healthy - it is in our hands.



New publications

Material flows and Life-Cycle Analyses
Treibhausgasemissionen und kumulierter Energieaufwand des deutschen Strommix 2021 mit Ausblick auf 2030 und 2050(für HEA, Nov. 2022)

Our work

Our research themes

We work on sustainability issues in the following areas

  • Biomass (food, energy, materials)
  • renewable and efficient supply and use of energy
  • risks of unconventional fossil energy (esp. "fracking")
  • land use, and
  • resources and material flows.

There are overlaps between these core themes - IINAS aims to integrate those across sectors and country borders. integrate....

For results see downloads.

A key took for our sustainability analyses is GEMIS.