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Dieter Zinnbauer

Copenhagen Business School (fellow)

Based in


Working on corporate political responsibilities, integrity and policy capture risks with some focus on climate issues, partly as academic, partly as senior policy advisor to IGOs, NGOs, think tanks etc.

working papers: http://ssrn.com/author=1588618 shorts: https://medium.com/@Dzinnbauer

Country(ies) of Specialty

Germany United States Indonesia Malaysia

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics

How to Connect



Alemannno, Alberto, et al. The Good Lobby Tracker Report. The Good Lobby, Oct. 2023, https://www.thegoodlobby.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/231003-TGL-Full-PDF-report_DEF.pdf.
Alexander, Christian, et al. ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Curbing Urban Corruption and Building Professional Integrity: Experiences of Planners in South Africa and Zambia’. Habitat International, vol. 122, 2022, p. 102541.
McDevitt, Andy, and Dieter Zinnbauer. Making Citizen-Centred Accountability Last: Time, Money, Partners, Motivation; Integrity Action, Mar. 2021, https://integrityaction.org/media/16126/making-citizen-centred-accountability-last-integrity-action-research-report.pdf.
Nkula-Wenz, Laura, et al. ‘Activating Urban Planners for Fostering Urban Integrity: An Inroad into Curbing City Level Corruption’. Localizing the SDGs in African Cities, Springer, 2022, pp. 153–68.
Siame, Gilbert, et al. ‘Methodological Considerations for Researching Corruption and Building Urban Integrity: A Qualitative Action Experiment in Zambia’. Cities of Integrity Working Papers, no. 2, 2020.
Zinnbauer, Dieter. ‘Ambient Accountability’ – Fighting Corruption When and Where It Happens. 2168063, 29 Oct. 2012. Social Science Research Network, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2168063.
—. Anti-Corruption and Integrity Training: Learning How to Resist Corruption. 2023:3, Chr. Michelsen Institute / U4, 2023, https://www.u4.no/publications/anti-corruption-integrity-training-learning-how-to-resist-corruption.pdf.
—. ‘Corporate Democratic Responsibility – Messy and Difficult, yet Urgent and without Alternative – BOS’. Business of Society – Copenhagen Business School, 31 May 2021, http://www.bos-cbscsr.dk/2021/05/31/corporate-democratic-responsibility/.
—. Corporate Judicial Activity. 4271440, SSRN Scholarly Paper, 8 Nov. 2022. Social Science Research Network, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4271440.
—. Corporate Political Responsibility: Mobilizing the Private Sector for Political Integrity. International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), 2022. DOI.org (Crossref), https://doi.org/10.31752/idea.2022.15.
—. Full-Stack Citizenship 2028. 4598061, 10 Oct. 2023. Social Science Research Network, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4598061.
—. The Vexing Issue of the Revolving Door. Working Paper, 61, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard Law School, 30 Apr. 2015. Social Science Research Network, https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2600633.
—. Training for Integrity and How to Make It Work – What Do We Know, Where Could We Go? 4306575, 10 Dec. 2022. Social Science Research Network, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4306575.
Zinnbauer, Dieter, and Stephanie Trapnell. Race to Renewables. Tackling Corruption and Integrity Risks in the Renewable Energy Sector. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Nov. 2023.