Our Company

:response is a multiple award-winning, internationally operating consultancy specializing in sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Its founder, Arved Lüth, has pioneered the areas of sustainability and CSR in Germany for over 25 years. We support our clients from business, civil society, politics, and the public sector in their process of “great transformation” as well as with every step along the way to greater sustainability.

We work for both national and international clients, who come to value our creative approach, our long-standing experience and our sound knowledge of the subject matter. Our friendly and sincere corporate culture, together with our professional standards, further characterise us as a team.

Our experienced research and consultant teams are made up of both generalists and specialists – working within a network of over 50 international specialists, scientists, consultants and global leaders in the areas of business, politics and science. Based on our unique expertise and our extensive network, we offer consultancy and service at the highest level.

We create value for the individual, the organization, and society.

Our way of working is distinguished by our passion for the cause, our creative solutions and their outstanding execution.

Arved Lüth

Arved Lüth is the founder and managing director of :response. He has been active in the fields of participation, sustainability, and social transformation for 20 years.

As such, he is regarded as one of the leading experts within the area of corporate social responsibility in Europe and has influenced the German debate from the very beginning. Arved Lüth has been developing his expertise as political advisor and management consultant for major corporations, SMEs, governments, foundations, trusts, and associations since 1995.

Arved Lüth has developed various social innovations such as the concept of Responsibility Partners (“Verantwortungspartner”) for the Bertelsmann Foundation and that of the Consumer Parliament (“Verbraucherparlament“). He has further authored numerous articles and books on the management of corporate social responsibility and transformation.

Arved Lüth, founder and owner of :response


Our :response team works with German and international clients in the areas of transformation, sustainability and participation.

Together with our extensive network of international experts, consultants and global leaders in the areas of business, politics and science we are developing a new standard for Stakeholder-Oriented Management Consulting.


Our clients regularly feature in the most prestigious award ceremonies in the category of sustainability. Since its conception, the German Sustainability Award („Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis“) has already been awarded to our clients 23 times – five of which were awarded for first place.

:response is a Code training patner (DNK) as well as a member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Community.


We are a member of the circle of supporters of German Doctors, a signatory of Terra Carta, a member of the GRI Community and involved in the Alumni Association of the University of Göttingen.