Call for nominations for the 2013 Herman Daly Award

The Board of Directors of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics invites you to submit nominations for the 2013 Herman Daly Award. The award was established in 2003 in honor of one of the visionaries and founders of ecological economics, Herman Daly. The award is designed to recognize outstanding contributions to the field, and acknowledges individuals who have connected ecological economic thinking to practical applications and solutions that are sustainable in scale, equitable in distribution and efficient in allocation. The award is given in conjunction with the 7th biennial conference, to be held June 9-12, 2013 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The award criteria include the following:

  • made visionary contributions to the field of ecological economics
  • connected ecological economic thinking to practical applications
  • created conceptual frameworks and practical solutions to sustainability challenges
  • identified policies and processes that  advance social and environmental sustainability
  • advanced the recognition of scale as an essential part of sustainability
  • advanced distributive justice and social consciousness as an essential part of sustainability
  • contributed to conservation and the just allocation of resources

Please send nominations to Robert Richardson, Secretary-Treasurer of USSEE (rbr@msu.edu), or to any member of the Board. Nominations should include the name, affiliation and contact information of your nominee, and a brief statement describing the nominee’s qualifications for the Herman Daly Award. The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2013. The Board will review all nominations and select the recipient, and the award will be presented at the 2013 conference.