Max Deml

Max Deml (born 1957) is a German-Austrian writer for environmental and financial magazines, publisher and entrepreneur.

Max Deml
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Deml in 2010
Born (1957-08-27) August 27, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationPublisher, writer, entrepreneur
Years active1990-present

Since October 1991 he has been editor-in-chief of Oeko Invest,[1][2] a bi-weekly stock market newsletter concentrating on socially responsible, sustainable investments, and renewable energies (only printed in German language). He developed green stock and fund indexes like NX-25 in 2003,[3] has a broad view of companies from around the world, and provides an insider's perspective on European companies.[4]


Deml studied psychology, philosophy and political science in Regensburg and later in Vienna.

He founded Oeko Invest Publishing Ltd. in June 1991[5] after dropping out of university. He went on to co-found companies like BioArt AG (organic and fair trade food), Fair Finance Holding AG, Grassmugg AG,[6] and GreenTec Invest AG,[7] and Prodigium Pictures.[8] Additionally, he serves as chairman of the board of several Austrian companies. He is member of the Environmental Advisory Board of Oeco Capital Life Insurance in Germany and the fund committee of the World Wide Fund of Nature Austria. Since 1990 he has been co-author of the handbook Green Money.[9][10]

Since 2012, Deml has been performing a standup comedy program entitled "Grünes Geld und Frische Blüten - ein C(r)ashkurs" - Green Money and Fresh Dough - a C(r)ash Course.[11][12][13]


  1. ^ Brocklehurst, Ann (1994-02-26). "For Investors in Germany, Scarcity of 'Ethical' Funds". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  2. ^ Holler, Doris. "Ökoinvest - 20 Jahre mit Verantwortung und Erfolg". (in German). Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  3. ^ "Renditen im grünen Bereich: Die besten Öko-Aktienfonds |". (in German). 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  4. ^ Smith, Richard E. (1991-08-17). "German Ecology Funds: Late Bloomers". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  5. ^ "Oeko Invest Publishing Ltd Company History (in German)". Firmen ABC. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  6. ^ "Grassmugg AG Company History (in German)". Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  7. ^ "". Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  8. ^ "Max Deml – Prodigium Pictures". Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  9. ^ "Max Deml: "Grüne Variante zu jedem Produkt" |". (in German). 2015-05-29. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  10. ^ "Suchergebnis auf für: Max Deml: Bücher". Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  11. ^ "Grünes Geld und frische Blüten. Ein C(r)ashkurs". (in German). Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  12. ^ "Deml, Max (Öko-Invest-Experte und Kabarettist) | Programm | SWR1 Baden-Württemberg". (in German). Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  13. ^ Falch, Thomas. "Kabarett 2012 "Grünes Geld und frische Blüten"". (in German). Retrieved 2017-03-09.