Jörg Janischewski

I'm Jörg Janischewski

Dedicated to improving environmental and social performance of investments in Developing Countries

Professional Skills

IFC Performance Standards 99%
E&S risk assessment 99%
E&S due dilligence 99%
Environmental sound technologies 99%
French 79%
English 97%


IFC Performance Standards

IFC’s Performance Standards define clients’ responsibilities for managing their environmental and social risks

E&S risk assessment

Set up an Environmental and Social Risk Management System

E&S due dilligence

Environmental and Social Due Diligence of your investment projects

Work Experience

2008 - 2019

Innovativkonzept Ltd.

Specialised consultancy company

Innovativkonzept provides services related to environmental and social risk management – based on the IFC Performance Standards. I am actually the Managing Director heading a team of 5.

2006 - 2007


Development Financing Institution

I was responsible for Environmental and Social Due Diligence of Investment projects > 5 Mio USD in various industrial sectors (mainly Africa and Asia).

1998 - 2005



In charge of design, implementation and monitoring of Development Projects related to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies.

1994 - 1998

United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology

International Organisation

Being the Head of Environment Group at the United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology, New Delhi India, I gathered countless experience with companies all over Asia.


1993 - 1994

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris


Master thesis

Institut Francais du Pétrole


ERASMUS scholarship for one year

Ecole Centrale Paris

1987 - 1992

Master of Mechanical Engineering

RWTH Aachen


  • Mr. Jörg Janischewski, Mechanical Engineer cum MBA and Managing Director of Innovativkonzept Ltd., has an extensive experience in setting up environmental and social management systems.

    Based on his technical and commercial education in Aachen, Germany (RWTH Aachen) and Paris, France (Ecole Centrale Paris, Collège des Ingenieurs) he has worked as head of the environment group of the United Nations Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology in New Delhi, India (1994-1998).

    Between 1998 and 2006, Mr. Janischewski has consulted and trained more than 100 companies, banks and organizations in developing countries in the field of environmental and social management. Jörg Janischewski has been employed by the German Development Financing Institution DEG as an environmental and social expert between 2006 and 2007. In the framework of this position, Mr. Janischewski got an in-depth inside view of the financing sector thereby better understanding the necessary balance between economical, ecological and social considerations.

    Among others he was in charge of environmental and social due diligence for investment projects in the sectors manufacturing, infrastructure, power and agriculture. He considerably contributed to the development of the ESMS at DEG. After he left DEG, he started Innovativkonzept Ltd. and assisted many financial institutions in setting up a proper Environmental and Social Risk Management System based on IFC Performance Standards.

    Mr. Janischewski is author of several high level expert opinions for renowned organizations and companies. He has working experiences in over 35 developing countries in Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa and is fluent in English and French language.

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