November 4 th, 2004
European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
The EAERE is a non-profit, international scientific association in the field of environmental and resource economics. The aims of the association are: (a) to contribute to the development and application of environmental and resource economics as a science in Europe; (b) to improve communication and contacts between teachers, researchers and students in environmental and resource economics in the different European countries; (c) to develop and encourage cooperation between university level teaching institutions and research institutions in Europe.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei was founded by Eni and its major companies and recognised by the President of the Italian Republic in July 1989. It is a non-profit, non partisan research institute specialising in energy, environmental and development issues, on an international scale. The goal of the Fondazione is to promote interaction between researchers, industry and policy makers and, through research, to improve the rigour, credibility and quality of recommendations for public and private decision-making regarding energy and environmental issues.
The Fondazione's research agenda is approved by the Board of Directors, with the guidance of the Scientific Advisory Board.
In the execution of its various programmes, the Fondazione operates with its own staff as well as involving a world-wide network of outside researchers.
The main research areas are: (a) Climate Change Modelling and Policy; (b) Natural Resources Management; (c) Sustainability Indicators and Environmental Evaluation; (d) Knowledge, Technology, Human Capital; (e) Privatisation, Regulation, Antitrust; (f) Corporate Sustainable Management; (g) Voluntary and International Agreements.
VIU is an association made up of seven Universities - University of Venice (Venice, Italy), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Venice, Italy), Ludwig Maximilians Universität (Münich, Germany), Duke University (Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.), Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel), Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan), - the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation of Venice and the Province of Venice. The aim of this International centre is to manage higher education and research centres on the island of San Servolo in Venice. VIU pursues its aim through the programming and promotion of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education and scientific research.