Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
Barcelona, Spain (Coordinators)
The Institut de Ciencia i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA) is a research institute at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), created to promote interdisciplinary research on environmental sciences. UAB-ICTA research areas include ecological economics, ethno-ecology, climate change, water management and industrial ecology.
The CEECEC project is coordinated by Prof. Joan Martinez Alier, member of the scientific committee of the European Environment Agency, and past President of the International Society for Ecological Economics.
New University of Lisbon
The Foundation of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FFCT), a research unit in the New University of Lisbon, is devoted to research in ecological economics and environmental management. It has broad experience in developing interdisciplinary work and integrating environmental and socio-economic aspects. Its main areas of expertise are the design and implementation of environmental policy instruments, participatory decision-making, ecological-economic modelling, economic valuation of environmental resources, and sustainability assessment and governance. It is involved in numerous EU research projects, most recently THEMES (Marie-Curie Summer Schools) and PLEIADeS (FP6 – STREP). It has also been involved in several studies and applied R&D projects in close connection with governmental, non-governmental and private organizations.
Universidad de Buenos Aires – Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Grupo de Ecologia del Paisaje y Medio Ambiente (GEPAMA) is a research institute at the University of Buenos Aires, founded by the ecologist Jorge Morello, one of the founding fathers of Latin American ecology. GEPAMA leads the Ecological Economics Association of Argentina and Uruguay (ASAUEE) and works in close contact with a large network of international organizations and ecological economics research institutions. GEPAMA-UBA is specialised in ecological economics, landscape ecology, and rural management and runs courses on these topics.
SERI Nachhaltigkeitsforschungs und Kommunikations GmbH
SERI is a leading Austrian institute in the field of applied sustainability research and part of a Pan-European think tank exploring sustainable development options for European societies. It investigates environmental, economic, social and institutional conditions for sustainable development and the inter-linkages between different sustainability dimensions. SERI’s members have long-term expertise in multi-disciplinary economic-social-environmental research. SERI investigates environmental policy and participates in various EU projects including MOSUS, SUSTRAT, MATISSE, eCOMMUNITY, ALARM, and EcoChange.
The Social Ecology group (IFF) is located in Vienna within Klagenfurt University. Research and academic teaching is focused on issues of society-nature interaction. It closely collaborates with international, and in particular EU bodies on issues of environmental information and monitoring systems, such as Eurostat, the European Environment Agency and the OECD. It has been and still is involved in several EU projects, including SEA-Trans (FP5), the IP MATISSE (FP6) and the NoE ALTER-Net (FP6).
Université Libre de Bruxelles
The Institut de Gestion de l’Environnement et d’Aménagement du Territoire (IGEAT) is an interdisciplinary education and applied research institute oriented towards assisting public and private management and decision-aiding in the fields of environment, town-and-land planning, human geography and tourism. The Centre for Studies on Sustainable Development (CEDD) is one of the research units of IGEAT, dedicated to research on the elaboration and evaluation of policies and instruments, as well as on the socio-economic, technical and philosophical context of sustainable development.