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ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

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Recent Posts


oikos Case Writing Competition

The competition promotes the creation of high quality teaching cases in three tracks:

  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Finance

The competition awards prizes to the first (5’000 CHF), second (2’000 CHF) and third (1’000 CHF) leading cases of each track.

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oikos PhD Fellowship on “Finance and Sustainability” at the University of Zurich

The fellowship will be awarded starting in February 2016 and it comprises a 3-year grant for a PhD in “Finance and Sustainability” at the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

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Research Fellow in Systemic Approaches to Low Carbon Transitions

The Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), which brings together some of the world’s leading interdisciplinary researchers on climate change economics and policy, is funding this Research Fellow position at the University of Leeds. The research will undertake a systemic, co-evolutionary analysis of low-carbon innovation, combining historical insights, case studies of current best practice, and future implications. The scope includes both demand-side and supply-side options, in order to estimate how rapidly a low carbon transition can be achieved, while taking into account barriers to change, alongside potential social and economic benefits. The aim is to synthesize this analysis into a quantitative framework intended to test potential policy changes, and thus provide policy guidance. » Read the full article