The IIIEE was established in 1994 by the Swedish Parliament as a unique and creative response to the global challenge for sustainable development. It grew out of concerns that decisions and investments affecting the environment are often a reaction to problems rather than strategic, and that there is a need for preventative solutions. The IIIEE is located in a historic building with a vibrant working environment.
The building that houses the IIIEE was completed in 1909. It was designed by the architect, Fredrik Sundbärg, and commissioned by the insurance company, Skånska Brand. Several vaults in the building, designed to safeguard important documents, bear witness to the original owners of the building. During 1995, and 2003, the building was extensively renovated. The building is considered an important cultural and historical edifice.
The IIIEE provides a creative international research and teaching milieu for researchers from different disciplines and backgrounds. To discuss and challenge future development, the IIIEE invites international contacts, guest researchers, and visiting scholars to the IIIEE to participate in both education and research, and to actively create a vibrant working environment for staff and students.
Last updated: 2011-06-14