Susanne Volz

  • Born 25 July 1978 in Miltenberg
  • 1996-1998: Apprenticeship for Data Processing
  • 1999: Employed at painting technology company
  • 2000-2005: Studies of Business Law
  • 2003-2005: Course instruction and course conception
  • 2006-2007: Development of management concepts and project management in the derivative industry
  • 2007: Diploma Quality Management
  • Since 2008 acting for Ökopol
  • Since 2011 correspondence course of Environmental Science

Main focus of work

Industrial Emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

  • Information collection and consulting on BAT for several industrial sectors
  • Consulting for implementation of requirements of the Industrial Emissions Directive (e.g. Solvent Management Plan, Reduction Scheme)

Environmentally Sound Products

  • Development and Revision of Ecolabel Criteria (Blue Angel, European Flower)
  • Product related Life Cycle Analysis, Climate Related Data/Carbon Footprint

Selected references

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Emission reporting

Support for Reporting on Amount and Type of VOC Emissions in 2008 and 2010 from German Installations Covered by the VOC Decree (31. BImSchV) (FKZ: 3708 42 305)
Short description Final Report (German)
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Rationelle Energieanwendung (IER) (University Stuttgart) (DE)
2008 – 2011

V520
Development of Emission Factors for the Non-Ferrous Metals Industry, Lime Industry and Foundries for International Emission Reporting on Air Quality and Climate Protection (UNECE, IPCC) (FKZ: 3707 42 301/02) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
IfG Institut fuer Gießereitechnik gGmbH, Duesseldorf (DE); Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Rationelle Energieanwendung (IER) (University Stuttgart) (DE); ITZ Institut für Zukunftsstudien und Technologiebewertung, Berlin (DE)
2008 – 2010

V506
Product Carbon Footprint and CO2 Compensation - Consulting and Software Development for Print Products Zollenspieker Printing Company, Hamburg (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2008 – 2009

V531-6
Implementation and Review of the 'Decopaint' Directive 2004/42/EC: VOC Reduction Options for Paints and Varnishes, Scope Extension Options Regarding Other Solvent Using Products
Final Report Part 1 and 2 Eu Commission Website on Decopaint Directive Review
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Rationelle Energieanwendung (IER) (University Stuttgart) (DE); IVAM Research and consultancy on sustainability, (NL); Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), Szentendre (HU); Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd (RPA), Loddon (UK)
2007 – 2009

V487

Industrial emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

Assessment of the Possible Development of an EU-wide NOx and SO2 Trading Scheme for IPPC Installations
Final Report
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Entec (UK)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V530
Position paper on Green Public Procurement (GPP) draft EU Product Sheet for Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
European Commission Website on Green Public Procurement
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009

V531-2
Development of Guidance Documents on VOC Reduction and Substitution for Activities Covered by the VOC Solvents Directive (1999/13/EC)
Short description VOC Guidance Documents
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
AEA Energy & Environment (UK)

Project partner:
BIPRO GmbH - Beratungsgesellschaft für integrierte Problemlösungen, Munich (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2008 – 2009

V491

Environmentally Sound Products

Blue Angel TOP 100 - Development of Ecolabel Criteria for Products with Climate Relevance (FKZ: 8103 02 229 147): Voice over IP Telephones, Windows, Routers, Street lighting, Interactive Whiteboards, Hybrid Heating Systems
TOP 100 Website
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Öko-Institut e.V., Freiburg (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2013

V544
Product Group 'Router' - Development of Ecolabel Criteria for Products with Climate Relevance (FKZ: 810302229147) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Öko-Institut e.V., Freiburg (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V544-3
Impact Assessment on VOC Reduction Options for Road Marking System
Final Report
Dow Coating Materials (CH); GEVKO Product Management, Goeteburg (SE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V568
Product Group 'Voice over IP Phones' - Development of Ecolabel Criteria for Products with Climate Relevance (FKZ: 810302229147) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Öko-Institut e.V., Freiburg (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V544-1
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