Edeltraud Günther

Professor
Chair of Environmental Management and Accounting,
Technical University Dresden
Georg-Schumann-Bau
B-Flügel, Zimmer 246
Münchner Platz 1/3
01187 Dresden

E-Mail: bu@mailbox.tu-dresden.de
Homepage: https://tu-dresden.de/gsw/wirtschaft/bu/

Profile


  • Since January 2015 Visiting Professor at Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
  • December 2005 to May 2016 Visiting Professor of Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, U.S.A.
  • August 2001 to February 2002 Visiting Professor of Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, U.S.A.
  • Since 1996 Professor on the Chair of Environmental Management and Accounting, Faculty of Business and Economics at the TU Dresden
  • 1994 to 1996 research assistant and project leader in the department of economy of the Bavarian Institute of Applied Environmental Research and Technology GmbH (BIfA), Augsburg
  • June 1993 dissertation „Ökologieorientiertes Controlling“
  • 1989 to 1994 research assistant on the Chair of Accounting and Control at the University of Augsburg (Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. A.G. Coenenberg) [Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsprüfung und Controlling an der Universität Augsburg] and doctorate to a Dr. rer. pol.
  • 1989 Language study at the École de Traduction et d`Interprétation of the University of Geneva
  • 1984 to 1989 Study of Business Administration at the University of Augsburg

 

Selected publications


  • Günther, E. 1998. Environmental Accounting. In Nath, B. u. a. (Eds.), Environmental Management in Practice. Vol. 1. Instruments for environmental management: 288-303. London: Taylor & Francis.
  • Günther, E., Sturm, A. 2001. Environmental Performance Measurement: Descriptive Assessment; Dresdner Beiträge zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 52.
  • Günther, E., Sturm, A., Thomas, P., & Uhr, W. 2001. Environmental Performance Measurement als Instrument für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften: Konzeption, Operationalisierung und Multiplikation eines Controllinginstruments zur Umweltleistungsmessung als Grundlage für eine Publicly Available Specification (EPM-KOMPAS). Design eines Forschungsvorhabens. Laufzeit: 2001-2003. Gefördert vom BMBF; Dresdner Beiträge zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 46.
  • Günther, E., Schill, O., & Schuh, H. 2001. Standardisation of Cost Accounting for Cost-Benchmarking, Dresden: TUD press.
  • Günther, E., Sturm, A., & Berger, A. 2001. Environmental Performance Measurement. In ERP Environment (Eds.), The 2001 Eco-Management and Auditing Conference and Research Workshop on Corporate Environmental Management and Social Accountability. Conference Proceedings: 97-103. Nijmegen.
  • Günther, E., & Sturm, A. 2002. Environmental Performance Measurement. In Bennett, M., Bouma, J. J., & Wolters, T. (Eds.), Environmental management accounting: informational and institutional developments: 223-229. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag.
  • Günther, E., & Berger, A. 2002. Environmental Performance Measurement. Ein Baustein des umweltorientierten Managements der Degussa AG. In DECHEMA – Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. (Eds.), Tagungshandbuch. Workshop: Material- und Energieflussanalyse als Instrument zur ökonomischen und ökologischen Optimierung von Produktionsprozessen in der chemischen Industrie: 47-49. Frankfurt a.M.
  • Günther, E., & Farkavcova, V. 2003. Decision-making – based on Environmental Performance Measurement, Lausanne.
  • Günther, E., & Kaulich, S. 2004. EPM-KOMPAS. A Tool to Control Environmental Performance (Of SMEs). In EMAN (Eds.), Sustainability Accounting and Reporting. The 7th Annual Conference of the Environmental Management Accounting Network Europe: 31-21. Lüneburg: Spinger.
  • Günther, E. 2004. Accounting For Emission Rights. In EAA (Eds.), Programme and Collected Abstracts: 334. Prague.
  • Günther, E. 2006. Accounting for emission rights. In Antes, R., Hansjürgens, B., & Letmathe, P. (Eds.), Emissions Trading and Business: 219-239. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
  • Günther, E., & Kaulich, S. 2006. Environmental Performance Measurement Using the EPM-KOMPAS Approach as one Step towards Sustainability. The Assessment Method in the EPM-KOMPAS Approach as a Guide for SMEs towards Better Environmental Performance. In Schaltegger, S., Bennett, M., & Burritt, R. (Eds.), Sustainability Accounting and Reporting: 625-653. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag.
  • Günther, E., & Farkavcova, V. 2007. Decision making in transportation processes as a support for sustainable stewardship. Paper presented at the Sustainable Social and Ecosystem Stewardship Conference 2007, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Hoppe, H., & Günther, E. 2007. Does the measurement approach for economic performance affect the results of empirical studies on the relationship of environmental and economic performance. Paper presented at the Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association 2007, Lissabon.
  • Günther, E., & Weber, G. 2008. Dow Jones Sustainability. wisu Das Wirtschaftsstudium, 37(8-9): 1136-1137.
  • Günther, E. 2008. Ökologieorientiertes Management: Um-(weltorientiert) Denken in der BWL. Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.
  • Manthey, C, Günther, E., Heiduschke, A., Haller, P., Heistermann, T., Veljkovic, M., & Hajek, P. 2009. Structural, economic and environmental performance of fibre reinforced wood profiles vs. solutions made of steel and concrete. In Braganca, L., Koukkari, H., Blok, R., Gervasio, H., Veljkovic, M., Plewako, Z., Landolfo, R., Ungureanu, V., & Silva, L.S. (Eds.), Sustainability of Constructions. Integrated Approach to Life-time Structural Engineering, 275-289. Workshop Proceedings, Timisoara: Multicomp, Lda.
  • Weber, G., Nowack, M., & Günther, E. 2009. Application of real options thinking for the management of climate change risks. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association 2009, New York.
  • Hoppe, H., & Günther, E. 2009. Research on the economic relevance of corporate environmental performance: What does the empirical evidence tell us? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association 2009, New York.
  • Günther, E., & Greschner Farkavcova, V. 2010. Decision making for transportation systems as a support for sustainable stewardship: Freight transport process evaluation using the ETIENNE-Tool. Management Research Review, 33(4): 317-339.
  • Günther,  E., Hoppe, H., & Endrikat, J. 2011. Corporate financial performance and corporate environmental performance. A perfect match?  Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht, 34(3/2011): 279-296.
  • Endrikat, J., Guenther, E., & Hoppe, H. 2011. Accumulated Evidence on the Corporate Environmental and Financial Performance Nexus – A Meta-Analysis. Paper presented at 73. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung des Verbandes der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V., Kaiserslautern.
  • Günther, E., Güther, T., Schiemann, F., & Weber, G. 2011. Explanatory factors of carbon disclosure and environmental disclosure, conference paper, Annual Meeting American Accounting Association, Denver
  • Günther, E., & Stechemesser, K. 2011. Carbon Accounting: A systematic literature review. Paper presented at EMAN Conference on Accounting for Climate Change – What and how to measure 2011, Budapest.
  • Günther, E., & Stechemesser, K. 2011. Carbon Footprint in the passenger air transport industry: A case study of a German low cost carrier. Paper presented at EMAN Conference on Accounting for Climate Change – What and how to measure 2011, Budapest.
  • Günther, E., & Stechemesser, K. 2012. Carbon Accounting. wisu Das Wirtschaftsstudium, 41(5): 664-665.
  • Endrikat, J., & Guenther, E. 2012. Biotechnology and Sustainable Development: Mapping the Field by Means of a Systematic Review of Life Cycle Assessments Conducted on Biotechnological Products and Processes. Paper presented at the 15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting, Helsinki.
  • Nowack, M., Hoppe, H., & Günther, E. 2012. Review and downscaling of life cycle decision support tools for the procurement of low-value products. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 17(6): 655-665. (Impact Factor: 2.773)
  • Poser, C., Günther, E., & Orlitzky, M. 2012. Shades of green: using computer-aided qualitative data analysis to explore different aspects of corporate environmental performance. Journal of Management Control, 22(4): 413-450.
  • Stechemesser, K., & Günther, E. 2012. Carbon accounting: a systematic literature review.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 36: 17-38.
  • Stechemesser, K., & Günther, E. 2012. Carbon Footprint als Teil des Carbon Accounting – ein Berechnungsbeispiel aus der Luftfahrtindustrie. In Gleich, R., Bartels, P., & Breisig, V. (Eds.), Nachhaltigkeitscontrolling: 211-230. Freiburg: Haufe-Lexware Verlag.
  • Rieckhof, R. & Günther, E. 2013. Economic-Ecological Optimization in the Process Industry. Paper presented at the 16th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting, at 21th March 2013 in Dresden (Germany).
  • Rieckhof, R.; Bergmann, A. & Günther, E. 2013. Material Flow Cost Accounting in Management Control Systems – A Systematic Literature Review. Paper presented at the 16th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting, at 21th March 2013 in Dresden (Germany).
  • Schmidpeter, R., & Günther, E. 2013. CSR—Innovationen im Rechnungswesen. Controlling & Management Review, 57 (4), 26-35.
  • Günther, E.; Bergmann, A. (Eds.) (2013): EMAN-EU 2013 Conference – MATERIAL FLOW COST ACCOUNTING – Conference Proceedings. Dresden: TU Dresden.
  • Endrikat, J., Guenther, E., Hoppe, H. (2014). Making sense of conflicting empirical findings: A meta-analytic review of the relationship between corporate environmental and financial performance. European Management Journal.
  • Günther, E., Hoppe, H. 2014. Merging Limited Perspectives: A Synopsis of Measurement Approaches and Theories of the Relationship between Corporate Environmental and Financial Performance. Journal of Industrial Ecology.
  • Rosen, R. & Guenther, E., 2015. The economics of mitigating climate change: What can we know? Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 91: 93-106.
  • Guenther, E., Jasch, C., Schmidt, M., Wagner, B. & Ilg, P., 2015. Material Flow Cost Accounting – looking back and ahead. Journal of Cleaner Production, 108, Part B: 1249-1254
  • Guenther, E., Guenther, T., Schiemann, F., & Weber, G., 2016. Stakeholder Relevance for Reporting: Explanatory Factors of Carbon Disclosure. Business and Society, 55(3): 361-397.
  • Rosen, Richard A., & Guenther, E., 2016. The energy policy relevance of the 2014 IPCC Working Group III report on the macro-economics of mitigating climate change. Energy Policy, 93: 330-334.
  • Guenther, E., Endrikat, J., & Guenther, T., 2016. Environmental management control systems: a conceptualization and a review of the empirical evidence. Journal of Cleaner Production, 136(A): 147–171.