Transitioning the existing economic system in Europe to a green economy in the long term requires making existing knowledge and best practice available to a wider community. The GreenEcoNet project will be initiating a web platform for SMEs to find relevant information, to identify potential partner networks and to receive potential solutions enabling them to proceed towards a green economy. Furthermore, the project aims to gather and generate knowledge support to policy making in order to facilitate enabling conditions for effectively fostering a green economy.
The unsustainableRead more
On 21 May 2013, the 2013 Report "Indicators For A Sustainable San Mateo County" - which has been coordinated by Ecologic Institute - was published amidst more than 80 representatives of city, town and county governments, nonprofits, interested residents and journalists. The launch took place at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits in Redwood City and attendees not only enjoyed presentations by Adrienne Etherton (SSMC) and Tanja Srebotnjak (Ecologic Institute) but also an interesting panel discussion on the 2013 key indicator Income Inequality.
From SeptemberRead more
How can environmental statistics and metrics serve to effectively inform the public, policymakers, and the media? On 23 April 2013, Tanja Srebotnjak of Ecologic Institute's San Mateo Office and scientists Elizabeth Selig and David Hole from Conservation International engaged in a dialogue on the research they are conducting on measuring the dependence of human populations across the world on marine...Read more
How can environmental statistics and metrics serve to effectively inform the public, policymakers, and the media? On 23 April 2013, Tanja Srebotnjak and Cathy Schechter of Ecologic Institute's San Mateo Office offered a sneak peak into the 2013 Sustainable San Mateo County Indicators 17th edition Report, the longest continuously running local indicator report in the U.S.
The presentation and discussion highlighted...Read more
Ecologic Institute in San Mateo, California, supports Conservation International in the development of a composite index measuring the degree of dependence of human populations on marine ecosystem resources. The index consists of a set of metrics that aim to capture nutritional and economic dependence as well as coastal protection needs.
Senior Fellow Tanja Srebotnjak provides services in the areas of data quality, transformations and robustness analysis to ensure that the index is built on solid statistical foundations.
A special characteristic of the composite index is itsRead more