The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)
was established in New Delhi ( India ) on September 24, 1998 . It
was registered as a Society under the Societies Act in January 1999.
It is a regional society affiliated to the International Society for
Ecological Economics ( ISEE ). INSEE aims to further the cause of
sustainable development by providing a forum for continuous dialogue
among scholars, practitioners and policy analysts working at the interface
of the economy, society and the ecosystem.
In that sense, the Society seeks to fulfill the felt
need for a catalytic agent and a platform that would facilitate interaction
between scholars from various disciplines, particularly economics
and the ecological sciences, and including both natural and social
sciences. It strives to promote new thinking and better understanding
on a range of issues of national and international interest, such
as institutions and instruments for natural resources management,
energy analysis and policy, environment and trade, toxic waste management,
environment and development, the valuation and accounting of ecosystem
functions and services, climate change and the global commons.
INSEE works to disseminate the results of research
and its policy implications to national and international bodies (governmental
and non-governmental) through multiple avenues such as conferences,
workshops, networking and publications.