1989 _ 2020

History of the most significant stages of FEEM

  • Official recognition by the President of the Italian Republic
  • FEEM starts operations in Milan
  • FEEM contributes to the establishment of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
  • Launch of FEEM "Note di Lavoro" working papers
  • Support to the EC in developing an integrated economic-energy-environmental model for Europe.
  • Support to the Italian Delegation at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
  • AntiChernobyl XXI: FEEM joins the winning consortium for the establishment of the Ukrainian ecopolis.
  • FEEM inaugurates the editorial series on "Economics, Energy, Environment" with Kluwer Academic Publishers and "Ambiente e Sviluppo" with il Mulino.
  • Launch of computer laboratory for environmental impact assessment (LIVIA project).
  • Participation in the Delors EC-China Cooperation task force on environmental sustainability
  • FEEM researchers join IPCC as lead authors
  • Launch of Company Environmental Reporting Forum
  • Support to the Italian delegation at the G7-Environment Meeting, Hamilton, Canada
  • FEEM opens offices in Venice, at Fondazione Querini Stampalia
  • FEEM moves to permanent headquarters in Milan, at Palazzo delle Stelline
  • FEEM and CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) launch the European Corporate Governance Network (ECGN).
  • Support to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development
  • FEEM supports the Italian delegation at Kyoto negotiations
  • FEEM organizes the first World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • Multimedia libraries open in Turin, Genoa, Milan, and Novy Urengoy, Siberia
  • FEEM contributes to the editorial project "Mercato Concorrenza Regole" with il Mulino
  • Support to the Italian Government task force on reconstruction in the Balkans
  • Launch of the Project "Scuola Ambiente Energia", sponsored by Eni
  • First European Summer School in Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Launch of the project on "Cultural Diversity and Economic Growth"
  • FEEM is founding member of the European Climate Forum
  • FEEM starts a series on "Economics, Environment, and Sustainable Development" with Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Launch of the project on "Digital Europe: E-commerce and Sustainable Development"
  • Organization in Venice of the 17th Annual Congress of the European Economics Association (EEA) and the 57th Econometric Society European Meeting (ESEM)
  • Launch of the Transatlantic Dialogue on Climate Change with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and Georgetown University
  • 1,000 FEEM working papers "Note di Lavoro" published
  • European Economic Association recognizes FEEM as the leading Italian research centre based on 1996-2000 research outputs
  • Launch of Privatization Barometer with Fondazione IRI
  • FEEM performance is acknowledged in the EC Report "Mapping of Excellence in Economics"
  • FEEM joins the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC)
  • Start of the Network of Excellence on cultural diversity and sustainable development
  • OECD and the World Bank officially recognize Privatization Barometer as their primary source of privatization data
  • First edition of the Competition and Regulation European Summer School
  • IPCC officially acknowledges the contribution of FEEM researchers to the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007
  • UNESCO officially recognizes Eniscuola as a leading training project on sustainable development
  • FEEM and Fondazione Giorgio Cini sign the agreement for the establishment of the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) in Venice
  • The Scientific Background of the Nobel Prize in Economics to Paul Krugman officially acknowledges the contribution by researchers working at FEEM
  • Inaugural FEEM lecture by Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University
  • On June 7, 2009 FEEM celebrates in Milan its 20th anniversary
  • First edition of the FEEM Award in Barcelona, jointly organized with the European Economic Association
  • Launch Event of the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG), with Fondazione Giorgio Cini and a collaboration with the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) in Venice.
  • Inauguration of FEEM and ICCG new offices on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice
  • FEEM 20th Anniversary Prize in Environmental Economics to Professor Martin L. Weitzman and Resources for the Future in Montreal, during the Fourth World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • The FEEM Award 2010 is bestowed by Prof. Stiglitz at the 25th Congress of the European Economic Association at the University of Glasgow
  • FEEM continues its active contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) with the participation in the 1st lead authors meeting for Working Group III of 5th Assessment Report (AR5), held in South Korea in July 2011
  • Third edition of the FEEM Award, bestowed by Nobel Laureate Christopher Pissarides at the 26th European Economic Association (EEA) Congress at the University of Oslo in Norway, on August 27, 2011
  • On the occasion of the "UNESCO World Science Day for Peace and Development", FEEM signs the "Joint Venice Statement on Strengthening Scientific Collaboration", an agreement among 15 research institutes committed to enhancing opportunities for collaboration in scientific research
  • FEEM becomes institutional member of the IAERE, and is in charge of its Permanent Secretariat
  • FEEM launches its open-access, online e-journal, the "Review of Environment, Energy and Economics" - Re3
  • FEEM continues its active contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) within the Working Group II and III of 5th Assessment Report (AR5)
  • In late 2013 FEEM launches the Sustainable Business and Social Change Initiative (SBSC-I), a new cross-cutting research working group focused on social innovation and sustainable business themes
  • On June 7, 2014, FEEM celebrated its 25th anniversary, witnessing a long standing commitment to excellence in scientific research.
  • FEEM is confirmed among the “Top 150 Think Tanks” worldwide and got a remarkable 33rd place in the “Top 70 Environment Think Tanks” of the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Rankings.
  • FEEM launches its open-access, digital editorial series, FEEM Press
  • FEEM’s project on the Assessment, Projections and Policy of Sustainable Development Goals (APPS) is presented at the 2015 International Conference on Sustainable Development in New York City
  • FEEM organizes the lecture “Convergence Profit-Non Profit to Achieve Sustainable Value” by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus at FEEM Headquarters in Milan
  • FEEM is an active participant in the historical Climate Conference in Paris with publications, presentations and side events
  • FEEM becomes the hosting institution of SDSN Italia, the Italian hub of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and a founding member of ASviS, the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development, and of Global Compact Network Italia
  • SDSN Italia, ASviS and the Global Compact Network Italia sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the 2030 Agenda through the involvement of civil society, institutions and academic and business sectors at the national level
  • FEEM is confirmed among the “Top 150 Think Tanks” worldwide and obtains a remarkable 33rd place in the “Top 70 Environment Think Tanks” of the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Rankings
  • FEEM organizes the First International Conference on a new cross-cutting research topic “Climate-Induced Migration” at FEEM headquarters in Milan
  • FEEM launches its new web site
  • FEEM launches the new FEEM Brief series - short papers that address key scientific and policy issues in a non technical language - targeted to policy-makers, stakeholders, the media and the general public
  • FEEM launches the digital, open-access Percorsi series, which publishes works on local or national projects and local reports
  • FEEM’s new Scientific Advisory Board takes office
  • FEEM organizes with Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli a series of three lectures: A Growing Africa. To and Fro
  • FEEM launches its new research programs:
    - AFRICA: Research, Empowerment, Partnership (AFRICA:REP)
    - Future Energy Program (FEP)
    - Firms And Cities Towards Sustainability (FACTS)
  • Focus 2030 Agenda: FEEM publishes the Report “Per un’Italia sostenibile: l’SDSN Italia SDGs City Index 2018”
  • FEEM turns 30°
  • FEEM’s rebranding
  • FEEM & SDSN Workshop: Roadmap toward Total Decarbonization in 2050
  • Report: Roadmap to 2050. A Manual for Nations to Decarbonize by Mid-Century
  • FEEM organized nearly 70 online events attended by over 6,000 participants
  • FEEM published more than 90 digital publications
  • Alessandro Lanza has been appointed as FEEM Executive Director

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