Greschner Farkavcová, Věra

Scientific Knowledge Coordinator

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  • Věra Greschner Farkavcová
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-FLORES
    OFFICE:
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    E-MAIL:
    farkavcova@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49 351 8921 9381
    NATIONALITY:
    Czech

    Research Interests

    • Climate change adaptation
    • Environmental Assessment
    • Sustainable development
    • Sustainable transportation

    Education

    • Dipl.-Ing., Economics and Management of Chemical and Food Industry, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Institute in Prague, Czech Republic (1999)

    Appointments

    • Research Assistant, Chair for Geomechanics, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Geotechnical Institute, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
    • Financial Referent and Auditor in EU-Program 2007–2013 „Ziel 3 – Cil 3“ at the Sächsische Aufbaubank – Förderbank (Development Bank of Saxony)
    • Research Assistant, Chair of Business Management, esp. Sustainability Management and Environmental Accounting, Faculty of Business and Economics, TU Dresden

    Biographical Statement

    Věra Greschner Farkavcová is a Scientific Knowledge Coordinator at UNU-FLORES. She supports with the operational management of the Institute’s research and manages the processes within the scientific knowledge hub. Věra is currently also working as a Research Associate with TU Freiberg under the Chair for Geomechanics, Rock Mechanics, and Rock Engineering. Prior to this, she worked as Project Manager at Strassenbahnfreunde Chemnitz e. V. and as auditor at Sächsische Aufbaubank – Förderbank (Development Bank of Saxony). There she gained knowledge about the development of project proposals and on cross-border projects between Saxony, Czech Republic, and Poland funded by European Union programmes.

    Additionally, she has many years of experience in research on sustainability and environmental management, having served as Research Assistant at the Chair for Business Management, esp. Sustainability Management and Environmental Accounting, TU Dresden.

  • Articles

    • Greschner Farkavcova, Vera, Ramona Rieckhof, and Edeltraud Guenther. 2018. “Expanding knowledge on environmental impacts of transport processes for more sustainable supply chain decisions: A case study using life cycle assessment.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 61: 68–83. https://doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2017.04.025.
    • Guenther, Edeltraud, Lilly Scheibe, and Vera Greschner Farkavcova. 2010. “”The hurdles analysis” as an instrument for improving sustainable stewardship.” Management Research Review 33 (4): 340-356. https://doi.org/10.1108/01409171011030453.
    • Guenther, Edeltraud, and Vera Greschner Farkavcova. 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. https://doi.org/10.1108/01409171011030444.
    • Günther, Edeltraud, and Vera Farkavcova. 2007. “Ökobilanz.“ wisu Das Wirtschaftsstudium 36 (8-9): 1064-1065.
    • Günther, Edeltraud, and Vera Farkavcova. 2002. “Ökonomische und ökologische Leistungstreiber für Altprodukte.” uwf UmweltWirtschaftsforum 10 (4): 41-46.

    Book Chapters

    • Guenther, Edeltraud, Vera Greschner Farkavcova, Holger Hoppe, Martin Nowack, Kristin Stechemesser, and Gabriel Weber. 2009. “Bewertung ökonomischer und ökologischer Aspekte. Management Summary“. In Evaluierung von OP-Textilien. Ergebnisse einer Untersuchung nach hygienischen, ökonomischen und ökologischen Gesichtspunkten edited by Chokri Cherif, Edeltraud Günther, Lutz Jatzwauk, and Stefan Mecheels: S. 91. Dresden: Inst. für Textil- und Bekleidungstechnik.
    • Greschner Farkavcova, Vera. 2009. “Ökologie – Transportbewertung von Mehr- und Einweg OP-Textilien.“ In Evaluierung von OP-Textilien – Ergebnisse einer Untersuchung nach hygienischen, ökononomischen und ökologischen Gesichtspunkten edited by Chokri Cherif, Edeltraud Günther, Lutz Jatzwauk, and Stefan Mecheels: 122-128. Dresden: Inst. für Textil- und Bekleidungstechnik.