Category Archives: Circular Economy

Baltic nations’ stewardship of Baltic falls short

Published to day by WWF, a report on the status of the Baltic Sea reveals  that the Baltic Sea coastal countries are failing to deliver on their commitments for a [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Circular Economy, General

Circle Economy training website launched

To fully grasp the economics of sustainability you need to understand the circular economy. The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation is launching a series of training videos, some of [..]

Circular Economy, General

Where to invest and where to find the money to save the Baltic?

The Foundation, as a member of the Baltic Works Commission, is concerned that the debate over how to invest in restoring the Baltic is being confused by WWF. [..]

Circular Economy, General, Green economy viewpoint, Latest news, Natural resources and economy

European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform meets in Brussels 2nd December

Stephen Hinton will represent the Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation as panel member at the event: Policies and tools for the bio-nutrient circular economy Brussels, Wednesday 2nd December The [..]

Circular Economy

Did we save the environment AND the economy? Simulation results.

Stockholm 22 October, 2015: A group of about 15 economics and environmentally-engaged professionals met to participate in the Foundation’s first public simulation of dividend-bearing pollutant fees. The idea is [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Latest news

Playing with pollution: an introduction to the simulation

This short (3,5 minutes) video explains what goes on in the Foundation’s simulation and business game, designed to increase understanding of economic measures to stimulate pollution reduction. The [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Natural resources and economy, Video

Fiscal reform to drive the circular economy

Stephen Hinton form the Foundation was invited to address the Baltic Sea Action group on the opportunities to drive the circular economy using fiscal instruments. The main thread [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Circular Economy, General, Latest news, The money system

Presentation of fiscal approaches to circular economy

Stephen Hinton was invited to present how fiscal reform could drive a circular economy and help relieve the Baltic Sea of its nutrient burden. This is a longer [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Briefing: an introduction to Environmental Fiscal Reform

Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR) has been championed by the OECD since the beginning of this century and by among others the International Monetary Fund (see this link). EFR, [..]

Briefing papers, Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news

Simulation demos Environmental Fiscal Reform at European Phosphorus Conference

BERLIN 5 MARCH 2015: As an extra attraction at the 2nd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC2), The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation (TSSEF.SE) presented a shortened version of its [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy