The project is a cooperation between the department Business Information Systems / Very Large Business Applications (VLBA) at the University of Oldenburg and the Volkswagen AG. This partnership enables practical research.

The department Business Information Systems / VLBA provides expertise in the fields of data analytics, requirements engineering, and sustainability reporting. Research staff, doctoral students and student assistants are working together on the project. Moreover, student theses are integrated into the project.

As one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers, Volkswagen AG has many years of experience in sustainability reporting. The stock-listed industrial company offers many opportunities for the application of an environmental data platform with the financial market as its target group.