NEWS 2019-09-11

Annual report 2018-2019

Humanity is embedded in the Biosphere and shape it from local to global scales, from the past to the future. At the same time humanity is fundamentally dependent on the capacity of the Biosphere to sustain development.

In the Beijer Institute annual report you can read about the institute’s research programmes, research findings and activities. This annual report covers the period 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019.

The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics is an international research institute under the auspices of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Its major objectives are to carry out research and stimulate scientific cooperation to promote a deeper understanding of the interplay between ecological systems and social and economic development. Cooperation efforts include collaborative research between economists and ecologists and related disciplines on fundamental and applied problems in relation to sustainability, as well as teaching and training on
those issues nationally and internationally.

The Beijer Institute’s major activities are international research programmes, synthesis workshops, a broad set of research projects, teaching and training programmes, dissemination of results, the science-policy interface and
collaborative communication.

Core funding is provided by the Kjell och Märta Beijer Foundation. Funding is also provided by Swedish and international research councils, foundations and other organisations.

Read the report