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Conference on "Beyond GDP: Sustainability indicators for policy making"

27 - 28 September 2011
Brussels (Belgium)

Funded by DG Research of the European Commission, IN STREAM focused on the linking of mainstream indicators with sustainability measures. The final conference showed how IN STREAM results can support policy maker in taking account of sustainability in policy making. The application of the results was presented on the example of three policy fields

  • Green growth and green innovation
  • Resource efficiency
  • Biodiversity

and focussed especially on the questions how the results can support the monitoring and evaluation of the Europe 2020 strategy and the Aichi biodiversity targets 2020. Please visit the conference documentation pages About this event and Conference Documentation or the Ecologic Institute web story for more information on the conference.


Beyond GDP Indicators in Europe - Klaus Rennings and Oliver Zwirner

7 September 2011
Berlin (Germany)

The Ecologic Institute hosted a dinner dialogue on the 7 September 2011, featuring a discussion of the ongoing process of developing Beyond GDP indicators in Europe and its inherent challenges and rewards. Klaus Rennings of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Oliver Zwirner from DG Environment of the European Commission provided introductions into the subject and kick started a lively discussion on indicators and their development. Read more...


IN-STREAM Dissemination: New ways of Measuring Human Prosperity – Beyond GDP

16 August 2011
Berlin (Germany)

The Ecologic Institute hosted the fourth green salon of the American Voices Abroad on the 16th of August 2011. Three introductory presentations by Lucas Porsch, Tanja Srebotnjak and Rich Rosen on the need and the challenges of Beyond GDP indicators triggered a lively discussion on the information needs of policy makers that aim at sustainability and brought about important similarities and differences in the attitudes to welfare measurement in Europe and the US. Read more...


IN-STREAM workshop on sustainability indicators (focus on green growth and green innovation)

7 July 2011
Berlin (Germany)

This event was part of the stakeholder consultation process of the two FP7 projects IN STREAM and was organised by the Ecologic Institute Berlin and the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP). It brought together experts, statisticians, policy makers and representatives of civil society organisations to discuss and share experiences on how to improve the use of indicators to assess the progresses on economic and sustainability goals. Read more...


IN-STREAM workshop on sustainability indicators (focus on resource efficiency)

7 April 2011
Prague (Czech Republic)

This event is part the INSTREAM FP7 project as is organised by the Charles University Environment Center (CUEC). It aims to discuss and share experiences on how to improve the use of indicators to assess the progresses on economic and sustainability goals, with a focus on energy efficiency policy. Please download the agenda [pdf, 183 KB], the information about the speakers [pdf, 157 KB] and the presentations.



OPEN:EU workshop on the Footprint Family of indicators & INSTREAM workshop on sustainability indicators (focus on biodiversity)

8-9 February 2011
Brussels (Belgium)

This joint event was part of two FP7 projects: OPEN:EU and IN-STREAM and was organised by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and Ecologic Institute Berlin. It brought together experts, statisticians, policy makers and representatives of civil society organisations to discuss and share experiences on how to improve the use of indicators to assess the progresses on economic and sustainability goals. Day 1 was dedicated to OPEN:EU, while day 2 centred on IN-STREAM, with a focus on biodiversity policy. The agenda and the presentations are available under documents.



Integrated Assessment workshop

6 July 2011
Berlin, Germany

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Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment Workshop

11-12 October 2010
Venice, Italy

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Quantitative Workshop

18-19 March 2010
Bath, United Kingdom

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Progress Meeting

1-2 October 2009
Laxenburg, Austria

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Progress Meeting and Workshop

26-27 March 2009
Berlin, Germany

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Kickoff Meeting

3-4 November 2008
Brussels, Belgium

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