Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

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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Oxford Forum for Sustainable Cities 2015

This forum will explore the state of the art and policy applications in sustainable urban development, drawing on the expertise of the leading experts in the field. With a clear interdisciplinary and sustainable development focus, the forum will bring together practitioners, experts and policy makers form range of disciplines: regenerative cities, sustainable urbanism, renewable energy, sustainable transport, ecological economics, environmental sciences, geography, architecture, psychology, complex systems theory, etc. to address the current challenges: climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, water shortages, social cohesion and achieving sustainability in the urban context.

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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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