Category Archives: Instruments

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

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

Dealing with three potential pollutants could usher in the circular economy

This presentation from Stephen Hinton explains how financial instruments applied rigorously to just three potential pollutants could bring in the circular economy.

Flexible emission fees, 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

Foundation launches Simulation at Berlin Sustainable Phosphorus meeting

In Berlin, the 5-6 March, The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation will participate in  the European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference with its simulation of how dividend-bearing pollutant fees can apply [..]

Circular Economy, General, Instruments, Latest news

Instrument brief: employment stimulus mechanisms

Citizens are the source of all wealth in the economy (all organizations are owned in one way or another by individuals). Money flows can create prosperity. The more [..]

Briefing papers, Instruments, Latest news

Workshop: Simulating how the market based instrument flexible fees works

Aligning economic policy to physical constraints and people’s needs Length: 0.5-2 days Purpose: to simulate how flexible fees stimulate the circular economy to develop, giving you insights into [..]

Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news

Flexible fee mechanism features in Nordic Council report

Released today, The Nordic Council of Ministers report Two approaches to pricing pollution TN2014:512, compares the efficacy of Cap and Trade with a Flexible Fee approach, as put forward by [..]

General, Instruments, Latest news

Emissions Fees: Driving Transition to Fossil-free and Sustainable Living

  How Flexible Emissions Fees Can Drive Transition to Fossil-free and Sustainable Living VERSION 4.02 Stephen Hinton Anders Höglund Published online 17 June 2013  Download earlier, free version [..]

Instruments, Our publications, Sustainable development, The money system, Waste is a resource in an effective economy