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.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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Recent Posts


15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

GCET is the leading global forum for exchanges on the principles and practices of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments relevant for greening of the economy and a more sustainable development. Research presented at the previous fourteen conferences has helped provide a much stronger theoretical and empirical underpinning of the legal, economic and behavioral issues in this area.

15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation – Copenhagen 24-26 September 2014

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DAVID BLITTERSDORF PROFESSOR OF SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE AND POLICY THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont seek applicants for an endowed professorship in sustainability science and policy at the Associate or Full Professor rank.

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Austerity, Stimulus or Post-growth for Europe?

Revisiting Sicco Mansholt’s Vision

Date:                    Friday March 21st, 2014

Venue:                 European Parliament – Petra Kelly Room ASP A1G3 – 60, Rue Wiertz – 1047 Brussels – Belgium

RESPONDER brings together high-level scientists, policy-makers and practitioners to explore, discuss and address pressing questions about the contradictions between sustainable consumption and economic growth. In this final conference we revisit the propositions of Sicco Mansholt, President of the European Commission in 1972-73, to explore the complex relations between economic growth and sustainability, and what they mean for dealing with the European crisis.

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