Adaptation Fund

An organization providing funding for projects and programs that assist vulnerable communities in developing countries to adapt to climate change. Initiatives are based on the country’s needs, perspectives, and priorities. The Fund is primarily supported by...

Climate Justice Project

A research project from the University of New South Wales seeking to make accessible discussions of the justice-related issues that underpin an effective climate-change response. In their understanding, a climate transition needs to be based on the latest scientific...

Good Law Project

A private not-for-profit company campaign organisation that uses the law for a better world. Sees law as a practical tool for positive change that “can make amazing things happen.” Issues: No-one left behind Upholding democracy Protecting the environment...

Great Plains Institute

A nonprofit organization transforming the energy system to benefit both the economy and the environment. Works to strengthen communities and increase economic opportunity by creating higher-paying jobs, expanding the United States’ industrial base, and...

Clean Air Fund

A global philanthropic entity funding organizations worldwide that reduce outdoor air pollution, improve human health and accelerate decarbonization. Brings together funders, researchers, policymakers, and activists to find and scale solutions to ensure clean air for...

All Tech Is Human

A non-profit working to strengthen the responsible tech ecosystem so wicked tech and society issues can be tackled and co-create a future in the public interest. They have mobilized thousands of people worldwide, resulting in collaborations, increased knowledge...

Ada Lovelace Institute

An independent research institute and deliberative body whose mission is to ensure that data and artificial intelligence (AI) work for people and society. Educates the public about the impact of AI and data-driven technologies on various groups in society. It believes...

Agora Verkehrswende

A think tank promoting environmentally friendly mobility. It is non-partisan and non-profit and collaborates with key stakeholders in politics, business, academia, and civil society to decarbonize transportation. The think-tank team creates evidence-based policy...

Stifterverband

A not-for-profit association that analyses, advises, supports and networks science and business. With a series of initiatives, the Stifterverband is helping to renew the structure of the higher education system in Germany, improve the framework conditions for science,...

Business of Purpose

A global network for mission-driven business professionals. Empowers its community of over 1000 members in 60+ countries to make the most of the new economy by providing education resources, insights, community meet-ups, networking events, and innovation...

Aflatoun International

A network of partner organizations, teachers, supporters and staff focused on delivering high-quality education. Empowers children and young people by giving them the tools they need to start social and financial enterprises. It develops high-quality curricula for...

Earth 51

A strategic advisory firm dedicated to accelerating sustainable business growth. Our mission on Earth 51 is clear. Its vision is to assist organizations in embracing and contributing to a more sustainable future. They believe “businesses must understand their...

Waters Center for Systems Thinking

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that envisions providing students with academic and lifetime benefits by effectively applying systems thinking concepts, habits, and tools in classroom instruction and school improvement. Its mission is to increase educators’...

Systems Change Strategies

A strategic consulting firm providing a full range of system support services. Works with progressive causes and businesses to create meaningful, long-term change by developing plans and programs and designing and communicating messages to the target audience, the...

Institute for Strategic Clarity

A non-profit research and education organization with a 501(c)(3) mission to develop participatory processes and systemic methodologies for transforming people’s capacity to address complex societal issues and realize their highest aspirations for greater social...

Collective Impact Forum

A nonprofit initiative co-hosted by FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Acts as a resource for practitioners and funders who use collective impact to effect large-scale system change. With over 20,000 members worldwide, it includes communities...

Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena)

A think tank working “for the applied energy transition and climate protection.” Its studies, pilot projects, platforms and initiatives aim to set impulses, develop standards and promote the development of a sustainable energy system. Works for framework...

Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien (AEE)

A German non-profit organization working to explain the opportunities and benefits of a renewable energy supply, ranging from climate protection to energy security and local value creation. Disseminates information about the opportunities and benefits of renewable...

Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)

A non-profit organization promoting policy implementation and an energy efficiency market. Works with industry and government to transform the market for energy-efficient products and services, helping India meet its energy security, clean energy, and climate change...

The BRICS Institute

A think tank forum encouraging young scholars to read and write about international affairs. Supports thinking from the perspective of the BRICS countries’ rise to the global stage. Aims to provide independent analyses and inputs on security, strategy, economy,...

Bioneers

A hub of social and scientific innovation working towards “practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.” Connects people to solutions and one another to spark a revolution from the heart of...

Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

A global platform for countries, international organizations, and private companies to share best practices and expertise in developing cyber capacity. Aims to identify and replicate successful policies, practices, and ideas globally. Develops practical initiatives to...

Euclid Network

A European network of organizations that support social entrepreneurs and leaders with a strong impact. Members represent over 50.000 organizations from Europe and beyond. It connects intermediaries for social enterprises, universities and training institutes,...

Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

A UK government expert body that promotes the ethical use of data and artificial intelligence (AI). It gathers a multidisciplinary team of specialists with expertise ranging from data policy to public engagement to computer science. It is supported by an advisory...

Data & Society Research Institute

A non-profit research organization addressing social, technical, ethical, legal, and policy issues resulting from data-centric technological development. To address the challenges and opportunities presented by an ever-increasing amount of available information, the...

Center for AI and Digital Policy

An independent non-profit research organization examining national AI policies and practices, training AI policy professionals and supporting democratic ideals for AI. Seeks to ensure that artificial intelligence and digital policies promote a better society that is...

Center for Democracy & Technology

A nonprofit organization focused on promoting democratic values through impacting technology policy and architecture with an emphasis on individual rights. It supports laws, business practices, and technology tools that safeguard online privacy and security and enable...

UNESCO Associated Schools Network

A global community of like-minded schools gathering thousands of administrators, teachers, and students. Connects with 12,000 schools in 182 countries to develop peace in children’s brains. Member schools promote UNESCO’s goals of rights and dignity,...

Campus Co-Evolve

A virtual university where change agents may connect, form communities, and study alongside one another. It is a location where you may hone your abilities, broaden your competencies, and improve the clarity of your purpose and direction. “to trigger viral waves...

Global Partnership for Education

An organization working with more than 60 developing nations to guarantee that every child obtains a quality basic education, focusing on the poorest, most vulnerable, unstable, and conflict-affected countries. It mobilizes education funds and assists developing...

Learning Planet Alliance

An open alliance united to transform education. Launched by Learning Planet Institute and UNESCO, it conforms a growing community of various game changes and “institutions transforming education around the world.” Learning circles: Youth Empowerment Circle...

Global School Alliance

A platform working for educational reform and development leaders to share best practices, resources, and opportunities for school improvement, teacher development, and student change. Publications: Blog Student Council Resources Programmes: Global School...

Global Education Futures

A global network organization based in the Netherlands that has hubs in New Delhi, Buenos Aires, London, Algiers, Tbilisi, and Kigali. Its network includes over 2,000 educational change leaders. It has been engaged in groundbreaking educational innovation programs on...

European Youth Energy Network

Seeks to put youth at the heart of energy transition. The active organizations educate youth on energy and sustainability and represent and engage youth in energy and climate policymaking. EYEN works closely with the European Commission’s Directorate General...

International Student/Young Pugwash

A global interdisciplinary network of students and young professionals concerned with the interface of science, technology, society, and ethics, committed to the ideals of the Pugwash Conferences on World Affairs and the 1955 Russell-Einstein Manifesto that...

Youth2030

A “system-wide strategy” that acts as an umbrella framework to guide the UN and its partners to work “with and for young people” across its three pillars – peace and security, human rights, and sustainable development. Publications: Progress Report Resource &...

Global Youth Action Network

Alliance of youth-led and youth-serving organizations in more than 190 countries. Acts as an incubator of global partnerships and a global information provider. Various membership levels are open to any organization that supports young people and does not advocate...

Fusion Industry Association

A non-profit organization composed of private companies working to commercialize fusion power. It advocates for policies that would accelerate the race to fusion energy. It is a joint effort that combines scientific, political, government, and media experience to...

Civil Society Institute

A non-profit, non-partisan research and education organization focused on microgrids to expand and integrate distributed renewable energy sources. Research and education efforts prioritize the support of democratic institutions and citizen involvement in solving...

International Geothermal Association

A global organization that supports the geothermal sector and delivers the future of clean energy. Works to push geothermal as a game changer for attaining Sustainable Development Goal #7 of delivering cheap, clean, baseload energy for everyone via its four pillars of...

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association

An American association representing more than eighty-five leading organizations advancing the production, distribution, and use of innovative, clean, safe, and reliable hydrogen energy. Provides consistent industry voice to policymakers and regulators, driving...

World Wind Energy Association

An international organization for the worldwide promotion of wind energy. It works to provide a platform for the communication of all wind energy actors worldwide, advise and influence national governments and international organisations, and enhance international...

Solar Cookers International

A non-profit and non-governmental organization promoting climate-friendly solar cooking for disadvantaged communities across the globe to enhance human health, economic well-being, women’s empowerment, and the environment. It leads the worldwide solar cooking...

Center for Sustainable Energy

A national non-profit that uses software-enabled program design and administration to revolutionize markets for clean transportation and distributed energy. CSE’s independence and data-driven approach have made it a valuable resource and collaborator. Provides...

Clean Energy States Alliance

A nationwide member-supported charity working on designing and executing successful clean energy policies and initiatives. Works in partnership with governmental agencies and organizations dedicated to improving clean energy. The alliance of state energy agencies in...

Algae Biomass Organization

It envisions a society in humanity prospers through it’s access to sustainable and productive resources. Its objective is to support the creation of viable commercial markets for algae-derived renewable and sustainable goods. To this end, it has developed a...

MIT Energy Initiative

“MIT’s hub for energy research, education, and outreach” that “links science, innovation, and policy to transform the world’s energy systems.” It works to “develop low- and no-carbon solutions to efficiently, affordably, and...

Oxford Energy Network 

A network bringing together academics from the University of Oxford to solve the main technological, social, economic, and policy difficulties of delivering safe, cheap, and sustainable energy for everybody. These researchers collaborate with a wide range of industry...

University of Sheffield Energy Institute

An institute working on pioneering and multidisciplinary research. Its experts have a long history of performing energy research, with experience in energy storage, carbon capture, use, and storage, nuclear, wind, solar power, biofuels, conventional electricity,...

European Energy Research Alliance

A membership-based non-profit association working in the coordination of public research efforts aimed at developing more efficient and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions. It is the research pillar of the EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan), which...

Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)

A non-profit organization focused on delivering timely knowledge and creative policy solutions that will lead to a cleaner, more secure, and sustainable energy future. Works to accomplish our vision of a sustainable, resilient, and equitable society by advancing...

Eurosolar

A non-profit association promoting political and economic action blueprints and ideas for introducing renewable energy independent of political parties, institutions, businesses, and interest groups. This extends from market entry tactics to ideas for further research...

World Council for Renewable Energy

An independent worldwide network of NGOs working in renewable energy, environmental protection, development assistance, and collaboration with corporations and scientific institutions. Its goal is to give renewable energy an independent voice in the global energy...

European Renewable Energy Research Centres Agency

An advocate association for renewable energy research, representing European Research Centres involved in the field. Its mission is to promote and assist the development of new technology and human resources that will allow for a rapid transition to a sustainable...

EurObservER

The barometer has tracked the advancement of renewable energy in each sector and in a member state of the European Union in the most up-to-date manner possible. Creates a set of data-driven indicators that include the energy, technical, and economic components....

Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy

A scientific discovery and innovation enterprise part of the US government as a federal agency. Over the decades, its investments and accomplishments in basic research and enabling research capabilities have laid the groundwork for new technologies, businesses, and...

International Windship Association

A not-for-profit membership association that enables and promotes wind propulsion for commercial shipping globally, bringing all stakeholders involved in developing a wind-ship sector together to influence industry and government attitudes and policies. Stakeholders:...

Isla Urbana

An interdisciplinary non profit organization of designers, urbanists, engineers, anthropologists, educators, and artists is devoted to showing how rainwater collecting may solve Mexico’s water issue. It has built a rainwater harvesting system that is...

NEOM

It is a megacity project in Tabuk Province, northern Saudi Arabia, presently under development. Its purpose is to include innovative city technologies and be a tourist attraction. It is expected to cover 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) and span 170 kilometers along the Red...

AppHarvest

Its focus is on the development and operation of some of the world’s largest high-tech indoor farms. These farms are designed to be more sustainable – growing produce using sunlight, rainwater and up to 90% less water than open-field farms while producing...

FTX Foundation

A charity organization dedicated to identifying and supporting the most effective solutions to the world’s most serious issues. Creates grants and investments to promote global health, prevent pandemics, alleviate animal suffering, safeguard the environment, and...

Future Fund

A charitable organisation initiative of the FTX Foundation. Also, it has additional work on global health, animal welfare, and climate change. As a philanthropic fund, they give grants to NGOs and individuals and invest in socially responsible businesses. Areas of...

NEXT Energy Technologies

Provides for the commercial real estate and construction markets using technology. It creates photovoltaic coatings on the glass of commercial building windows, converting them into energy-producing solar panels. Publications: News+Insights...

Waterfront Alliance

Envisions and works to create resilient, rejuvenated, and accessible coasts for all communities. It originated as a New York Municipal Art Society project. In 2007, a collection of prominent activists, corporations, charities, and civic groups formed an independent...

Future Capital

A private network that brings together collaborators and leads innovators, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and think leaders. It reimagines how startups are funded by developing a new, more diverse cohort of investors with game-changing companies, a funnel of diverse...

International Corporate Governance Network

A governance professional organization driven by investors. Members are located in over 39 countries, with investors in charge of over $70 trillion in assets. The objective of ICGN is to inspire and promote sound corporate governance principles to improve efficient...

International Dark Sky Association

A 501(c)(3) environmental charity devoted to maintaining and safeguarding the natural nighttime environment and the history of dark skies via ecologically responsible outdoor lighting. It achieves its purpose nationally and worldwide through 65+ chapters in over 15...

Global Alliance of Territorial Communities

A political platform comprised of indigenous peoples and local communities working together to safeguard Mother Earth for the benefit of all humankind, both present and future. It ensures it legitimacy and representativeness via democratic procedures spanning from the...

Enduring Earth

A collaboration initiative committed to using Project Finance for Permanence to accelerate worldwide conservation and community development. Enduring Earth operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Windward Fund. PFPs are a tool that allows governments and local...

Nature4Climate

A multi-organization strategic communications platform aimed at increasing the visibility of natural climate solutions and catalyzing action on the ground. It brings together organizations from across the globe in a collaborative effort to increase investment in and...

Regenerative Society Foundation

A business-driven coalition of the commercial sector, institutions, academia, NGOs, spiritual leaders, and people working together to establish a regenerative economy and a more sustainable future. As a non-profit and participative foundation using a systemic approach...

Rights and Resources Initiative

A global coalition of over 150 organizations and their allies committed to advancing local peoples’ land and resource rights, informed and driven by Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant Peoples, and local communities themselves. It believes that securing their...

Tree-Nation

A forestry platform and an official UNEP partner allowing people and businesses to plant trees all around the globe. It employs technology to make tree planting as straightforward as possible. It aims to reforest the planet via tree planting to combat climate change....

Devex

A social venture and media platform that connects and informs 1,018,000+ development, health, humanitarian, and sustainability professionals via news, business information, and financing and employment opportunities. Focus areas: COVID-19 Health Finance Food Faith and...

Solar Impulse Foundation

An environmental non-profit that provides political and economic decision-makers with the tools they need to adopt much more ambitious energy and environmental policies. The Foundation will assist them in charting a course to meet their environmental goals. Topics:...

Wagenengin Environment Research

A joint venture of Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research Foundation, whose mission is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.” Its strength lies in its ability to combine the forces of specialized research...

World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH)

A global authority on animal health. Works to ensure the health of animals and their environments across the globe, recognizing that animal health affects everyone’s health and that our future security is contingent upon it. It expanded its mission to establish...

Women’s Major Group

A focal point for UN-DESA, ECOSOC and the General Assembly for all UN Sustainable Development policies. It facilitates women’s civil society input into the United Nations’ policy space. The WMG is self-organized and open to all organizations interested in...

We The World

A global coalition-building non-profit organization aimed at maximizing social progress. The network includes over 40,000 socially conscious leaders and members of organizations and enterprises representing millions of constituents. It holds the belief that the...

UN Global Pulse

A UN Secretary-General’s initiative on big data and artificial intelligence for development, humanitarian action, and peace. It was founded on recognising that digital data can help better understand human well-being changes and provide real-time feedback on how...

TransitionZero

A company combining financial and industry experience with technology to speed up a transition to zero carbon. Acquires real-time insights about the economic vulnerability of fossil fuel assets using satellite images, machine learning, and financial modelling....

Tällberg Foundation

A platform with a network continually evolving. It investigates challenges that challenge and change our society in order to stimulate fresh thinking and develop new solutions because “globalization is not dead, and forces for good still exist; they must be...

Stop Ecocide International

A global campaign to expand the global movement to make ecocide a criminal offense on a global scale. Its primary focus is on mobilizing and creating worldwide cross-sector support for this. They work with diplomats, legislators, lawyers, corporate leaders,...

Sustainable Development Policy Institute

A policy research institute focused on all aspects of development, including livelihoods, the environment, and the economy. Its mission is to serve as a source of expertise for policy analysis and development, policy intervention, and policy and program advisory...

SDGs Today

An initiative started by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), in collaboration with Esri and the National Geographic Society aiming to enhance the creation and utilization of real-time and timely geo-referenced data for Sustainable...

Siena International School on Sustainable Development

Initially, the first training project in Italy was to investigate subjects relevant to the execution of the UN 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 2022 welcomes academics, managers, officials from business and public organizations, and...

SDG Lab

A multi-stakeholder effort that helps to execute the Sustainable Development Goals. Aids in implementing the SDGs by assisting Geneva-based players in leveraging expertise and knowledge into policy, practice, and action. SDG Lab identifies strategic convergence...

ReGeneration 2030

A youth initiative in the Nordic and Baltic Sea Regions aiming to engage and involve young people in the region to work towards a more sustainable future through the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Every year in August, conducts an annual Summit...

Protect Our Winters

A nonpartisan network of athletes, scientists, creatives, and business leaders working as an environmental hub to lessening the effects of climate change on sports and local mountain communities. It has over 140,000 supporters globally and reinvests public and private...

Population Connection

A non-profit grassroots organization that works at the nexus of demography, health, human rights, and sustainable development. It has over 40,000 members and hundreds of thousands of supporters and educators working to create a more sustainable future for the earth...

Plant-for-the-Planet

A global initiative to restore forest ecosystems to combat climate change and biodiversity loss. Empowers youth, restores ecosystems, performs restoration research, and provides free software tools and restoration guidance to organizations worldwide. Projects: Yucatán...

Planet Based Treaty

A grassroots campaign aimed to put food systems at the forefront of solving the climate problem as a companion to the UNFCCC/Paris Agreement. Seeks to reverse the extensive deterioration of important ecosystems caused by animal husbandry and to promote a shift to...

Planet Tracker

A non-profit financial think tank working to connect capital markets with planetary boundaries. Generates breakthrough analytics to integrate the knowledge of financial market professionals with environmental, industry, and scientific experts, speaking about...

1t.org

A “platform for the trillion tree community” part of the World Economic Forum’s work to promote nature-based solutions in support of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030). Works to connect, engage, and mobilize a global reforestation...

Open Philanthropy

A research and grantmaking foundation that makes donations based on the theory of effective altruism. Its purpose is to serve people as much as possible using its resources. The organization does not have a mission around a cause area. Instead, it does...

One Ocean Foundation

A project for ocean conservation aiming to inspire global leaders, companies, institutions, and citizens to expedite solutions to ocean concerns by supporting a sustainable blue economy and spreading knowledge about marine ecosystems through ocean literacy. It...

Oil & Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP)

An initiative from the UN Secretary General, the UN Environment Programme and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition. It is the only sizeable multi-stakeholder collaboration focused on methane emissions reporting. It offers a reliable platform to help member companies...

MiningWatch Canada

A pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, aboriginal, and labor organizations from around the country. It addresses the critical need for a coordinated public interest response “For Peoples and Planet” to the threats to public...

Institute for Climate and Society (iCS)

A philanthropic organization supporting programs and organizations that aim to enhance the Brazilian economy and geopolitical posture and reduce inequality by addressing climate change and delivering sustainable solutions.Embraces its objective via practical and...

Institute for Security and Development Policy

A non-profit research and policy institute. Dedicated to increasing understanding of international affairs, particularly the interdependence of conflict, security, and development issues. Guided by “Independent thinking, strategic solutions”, its work...

Institute for Future Studies

An independent research foundation whose task is to promote future perspectives in Swedish research and to manage and develop theories and methods in the field of future studies. Also, it has the task of promoting a public conversation about the future, which is done,...

Igarape Institute

An independent think tank focused on proposing solutions and partnerships to global challenges through research, new technologies, communication, and policy advocacy. Works with governments, the private sector and civil society to design solutions based on data. It...

Humanities for the Environment

A global initiative of regional observatories seeking to uncover “how the humanities may contribute to pro-environmental behaviour.” As a networking tool fueled by concerns about the role of the humanities in meeting the challenges posed by the United...

Global Priorities Institute

An interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Oxford. Aims to conduct foundational research that informs the decision-making of individuals and institutions. Its vision is “a world in which global priorities are set by using evidence and reason to...

Global Carbon Project

It is a Future Earth Global Research Project and a research partner of the World Climate Research Programme. It was formed to collaborate with the international scientific community to develop a common and mutually agreed-upon knowledge base to support policy debate...

Global Fishing Watch

A partnership between Oceana, SkyTruth, and Google acting as an open-access online tool to track global fishing apparent activity in near-real time and provides the world’s first global view of commercial fishing. Aims to advance ocean governance by envisioning...

Global Business Coalition for Education

A movement of businesses committed to ending the global education crisis. Works to accelerate progress toward providing quality education worldwide to all children and youth. They “believe that education is the birthright of every child and the key to expanded...

Global Education Coalition

A platform for international multisectoral collaboration and exchange launched by UNESCO to protect the right to education. The Coalition was established to meet the urgent and unprecedented need for continuity of learning as the pandemic disrupted education systems...

Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

A global campaign to establish an international mechanism to manage a rapid and equitable transition away from coal, oil, and gas. Works to phase out fossil fuels, support dependent economies, workers, and communities in diversifying away from fossil fuels, ensure...

FONA

The Federal Research Ministry (BMBF) decided to double its climate protection and sustainability research funding to four billion euros over the next five years through the Research for Sustainability (FONA) Strategy. It focuses on the global Sustainable Development...

Energy Innovation Policy & Technology

A firm specializing in energy and environmental policy. Delivers “high-quality research and original analysis to policymakers to help them make informed choices on energy policy”. Its mission is to accelerate clean energy progress by promoting policies...

Emissions Analytics

An independent global testing and data specialist on real-world vehicle emissions. This has been accomplished through vehicle emissions testing using Portable Emissions Measuring Systems (PEMS), resulting in a proprietary EQUA Index test cycle that compares real-world...

Eden Reforestation Projects

A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving land and human life. Believing that “it takes a village to raise a forest”, they collaborate with local communities to restore forests on a large scale, creating jobs, protecting ecosystems, and aiding in...

Data-Driven EnviroLab

An international group of interdisciplinary researchers, scientists, programmers, and visual designers; employs cutting-edge data analytics to extract signals from large-scale and unusual datasets and develop policy solutions to contemporary environmental issues....

Consilience Project

The Civilization Research Institute (CRI) publishes the Consilience Project to promote “critical conversations for the future of human civilization.” A think tank dedicated to reducing systemic fragility and advancing new forms of governance and...

Climate Action Pathways for Schools

An entrepreneurial nonprofit collaborating with schools “to provide inspiring climate education programs and implement projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions”. It prepares students for highly skilled career paths and assists them in developing...

Center for Sustainable Systems

A research center developing systems analysis methods, models, and metrics to advance sustainable futures. Its vision is “to accelerate high-impact sustainability transformations.” Works with different stakeholders on interdisciplinary research, education,...

Center for Global Commons

The research center was established to realize then-President Makoto Gonokami’s vision that “universities should play a leading role in driving social change through collaborative creation with leaders in a wide range of fields that transcend the boundaries of...

Berkeley Earth

An independent non-profit providing comprehensive open-source global air pollution data and highly accessible global temperature data that is “timely, unbiased, and verified.” Also, they investigate the nature of the relationships between this data and...

Action for Sustainable Development

A global platform supporting civil society and citizen action for the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement. Over 3,000 member organizations and activists from 155 countries, with more than 80% coming from the Global South, are committed to delivering a transformative...

School of International Futures

A global practice organization seeking to assist policymakers and business leaders in developing foresight capability through an “advisory and capability function, as well as individual and network training and development.” Foresight RetMarch 1strategic...

Teach the Future

A global non-profit movement that promotes futures literacy as a life skill for students and educators. Proposes a curriculum to be taught in schools or after school hours worldwide. Sponsors World Futures Day (every March 1st), offers a Future Leaders Program,...

Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

A research centre that applies its expertise and network to promote global peace, poverty eradication, youth and women empowerment, justice, and human rights. It believes sustainable development is achieved through global citizenship, shared responsibility,...

Center for Sustainable Futures (CSF)

An interdisciplinary pedagogical movement that supports and conducts original research, collaborates with industry on research, mentors, and trains graduate students, and uses data to inform evidence-based policy, practice, and communication. Publications:...

Global Environmental Education Partnership

Coordinated by North American Association for Environmental Education, seeks to create a global learning network for environmental education. Stands for EE programs incorporating social, economic, and environmental issues. Main initiatives concern building leadership...

Mission 4.7

Draws on UNESCO’s global leadership in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED), as mandated by its Member States and the United Nations General Assembly, respectively, as well as its responsibility for SDG Target 4.7...

Ecoversities Alliance

A semi-structured network of ‘eco-versities’, i.e., “people, organizations and communities who are reclaiming knowledge systems and a cultural imaginary to restore and re-envision learning processes that are meaningful and relevant to the challenges of our times.”...

AIM2Flourish

The program is the “world’s first higher-education curriculum incorporating the UN Sustainable Development Goals and “Business as an Agent of World Benefit” – our words for positive and profitable business. It aims to inspire other higher...

International Sustainable Campus Network

With 97 global members, it works with the Global University Leader Forum of the World Economic Forum to provide a global forum for exchanging information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability into...

Catalyst 2030

A collaborative movement for joint action aiming to build a broad, multi-stakeholder movement to transform systems. It gathers NGOs, social companies, mediators, funders, and social change innovators working to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals, inspired by...

Geneva Water Hub

A joint Project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the University of Geneva working under the motto “Hydropolitics Towards Peace and Security.”  As of 2017, it became a Centre of the University of Geneva.  Water crisis is the highest global risk,...

Water JPI

An intergovernmental organization is working to achieve sustainable water systems for domestic and international markets. Its programs are designed to enhance the value of the European Research Area’s R&D funding and reduce the fragmentation of the multiple...

WEF Nexus Research Group

A Texas A&M University-affiliated research group addressing the complexity of global risks and changes affecting the water, energy, and food sectors. The group’s approach addresses the various stakeholders affected by these changes. The nexus platform...

Leaders Pledge 4 Nature

At the United Nations’ biodiversity summit in September 2020, political leaders from over 90 countries, including the European Union, agreed to commit to halting biodiversity loss by 2030. This represents an important step toward addressing the global...

Polar Knowledge Canada

A federal agency established under the Canada High Arctic Research Station Act, formerly the Canadian Polar Commission. Through its activities, POLAR aims to strengthen Canada’s leadership in the field of polar science and technology. It also seeks to improve...

Pristine Seas

A project from the National Geographic Explorer in Residence Enric Sala comprising scientists, explorers, economists, educators, filmmakers, communication strategists, operations specialists, and policy experts. Works for establishing marine protected areas—the...

UN Partnership Platform

The 2030 Agenda partnership accelerator’s goal is to help effective synergies among various agencies and organizations supporting the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a collaboration between UN DESA, the Partnering Initiative, and the United Nations Office...

UN Interagency Network on Youth Development

An inter-agency mechanism for addressing youth-related issues bringing together various UN agencies and programs. It aims to improve the effectiveness of the UN’s work on these issues. Works to foster an environment conducive to exchange and collaboration. The...

Sulitest Association

A global movement aimed at empowering people to act responsibly. Aims to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability literacy through its various activities. It is also committed to assisting people in developing the skills and knowledge required to achieve...

Bezos Earth Fund

Jeff Bezos established the Bezos Earth Fund to provide grants to organizations working to combat climate change. The Fund will investigate different scientific and technological innovation aspects. Works to identify areas where it can make a difference and help...

Upside Foods

A food technology company investigating various methods for removing animals from meat production. Some of these include biopsies from both live and previously slaughtered animals. Its technology enables them to produce meat from self-renewing animal cells....

Nature Map Earth

A global map of biodiversity and other natural services aids decision-making at the global, regional, and national levels. Policymakers and other organizations can use the Nature Map to operationalize conservation and restoration goals by mapping their various...

Rainforest Foundation Norway

A non-profit organization that through the support of individuals, companies, foundations, and public authorities, works to protect the world’s rainforests. It also secures the rights of local communities. Over 10,000 rainforest rangers are regularly involved in...

Ecosia

A search engine working as a social business supporting reforestation by donating 100% of its revenue to non-profit organizations focusing on the issue. Promotes financial transparency and privacy for its users.Ecosia is committed to meeting its sustainability goals...

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

A state agency with authority to develop and implement programs and projects to protect Louisiana’s coastal areas. The CPRA’s mission is to create and implement a master coastal restoration and protection plan. Collaborates with various political...

Argonne National Laboratory

A multidisciplinary organization bringing together scientists and engineers to answer humanity’s challenges. The center carries out large-scale experiments and scientific studies that are too large for any institution by collaborating with other national...

Aquaculture Research Network

The UHI’s Aquaculture Hub works to facilitate impactful research, knowledge exchange and education that supports sustainable growth and resilience in the aquaculture industry, and in the communities where we operate together. Ir provides advice on the...

Food System Economics Commission

An independent academic institution dedicated to providing policymakers and the general public with the tools and evidence they need to make informed decisions about the food system. Its long-term goal is to create a knowledge platform that will allow the public and...

Global University Network for Innovation

An international network created by UNESCO and the United Nations University (UNU). Its “mission is to strengthen higher education’s role in society, contributing to the renewal of the visions, missions and policies of the main issues of higher education across...

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

An association dedicated to the exchange and instruction of international educators. It has over 10,000 members and serves over 3,500 educational institutions in 150 countries. International education aims to provide a framework for learning and scholarship that...

Major Group for Children and Youth

A UN General Assembly mandated and self-organized mechanism focused to provide an instrument for young people to participate in UN processes. Through this program, the GYE hopes to provide young people with a link between the UN system and their communities. Works...

Partnership for Action on Green Economy

A partnership aiming to encourage the implementation of policies aimed at boosting economic growth and reducing poverty. The PAGE’s five UN agencies -UN Environment, International Labour Organization, UN Development Programme, UN Industrial Development...

Urban Ocean Lab

A think tank dedicated to the development of practical and rigorous policies to restore and sustain coastal cities. A focal point for thought leadership on solutions that can assist cities in meeting their climate and ocean goals. Developing effective policies for...

World Complex Systems Academy (WCSA)

A think tank dedicated to providing policymakers and scholars with the tools and resources they need to develop effective complex system strategies. It also acts as an organizational hub for spreading the complex system approach. The Complex System Approach combines...

UN Institute for Disarmament Research

An institute dedicated to conducting independent research on various aspects of disarmament. Makes emphasis on arms control and disarmament sets it apart from other think tanks. Its status enables it to provide valuable advice and ideas to the governments of Member...

UN Council to Combat Desertification

A global movement aimed at restoring and managing the world’s land for the long-term use of humans and the planet. As a multilateral effort brings together governments, scientists, and communities around a common goal of preventing desertification. Provides a...

UArtic

A network of higher education institutions and research organizations focused on developing higher education and research in the Arctic. Through its members, it strengthens the collective resources needed to improve the quality of life in the region. Thematic...

Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability

A public-private partnership between USAID and the Walton Family acting as a global community to promote the transparency and traceability of seafood supply chains globally. It brings together various organizations and governments to accelerate the development of...

Living Seawalls

A flagship program of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and works in collaboration with Reef Design Lab with a revolutionary new approach to thinking about building in the ocean. Aims to make sure that no new development projects are carried out without first...

Finance for Biodiversity Pledge

A commitment by financial institutions to protect and restore biodiversity. It has five steps that financial firms can take to make their actions more sustainable. Financial firms will aim to improve their performance and contribute to biodiversity conservation...

Solidaridad Network

An international organization aiming to create a world where all of us can live in harmony with the planet. It envisions a world where the production and consumption of all things can sustain us for the next generation. Through its work with supply chain actors, works...

UpLink

A platform of the World Economic Forum developed in collaboration with Deloitte and Salesforce to catalyze the innovation needed to transform the world. It aims to empower people and the planet by giving them the tools and resources to take action. Over the past two...

Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability

A center providing interdisciplinary education and cutting-edge research to help leaders navigate a rapidly changing world. The programs offered are designed to help aspiring and current sustainability and environmental leaders develop their skills and confidence to...

Coral Vita Conservancy

A charitable organization established to enhance the work of Coral Vita Inc., which is focused on restoring coastal ecosystems. Through its charitable activities, it increases the impact of its work on local ecosystems and communities. The Conservancy is a project of...

Conscious Planet

A global movement that unites people from different backgrounds to save the earth. It unites world leaders and influencers around a common goal. The movement’s goal is to raise awareness about the importance of the environment and bring a sense of inclusiveness...

Ford Foundation

A global grant-making organization seeking to improve people’s lives by addressing inequality. Its vision is to transform the lives of people all over the world by addressing inequality. For more than 80 years, the Ford Foundation has worked to improve the lives...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation

An international philanthropy organization that grants to various non-profit organizations in various areas such as education, arts and culture, and social welfare. It aims to impact society through its projects and leadership positively. Through its grants, the SNF...

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

An independent charity provides financial and technical support to children in developing countries. Aims to transform the lives of children by tackling some of the most challenging issues they face. It aims to address the most critical issues affecting children and...

FishWise

Aims to transform the global seafood supply chain by ensuring that the people who rely on it have full accountability for the ocean resources it uses. Works with governments and civil society to ensure that the people who harvest, process, and sell seafood have a fair...

SeaBOS

A collaboration network between scientists and seafood companies working together to improve the ocean’s health and sustainability. The SeaBOS members, which include some of the world’s largest seafood companies, represent over 10% of the global seafood...

Shift Project

A center of expertise on the UN’s business and human rights guiding principles. It helps organizations transform their practices and build a more just world by challenging assumptions. Its experts work across multiple sectors and continents to deliver effective...

Energy Futures Initiative

A scientific organization identifying the fastest pathways toward a low-carbon energy future. Through its rigorous analysis, the organization aims to inform policymakers and the public about the potential of new technologies. The organization’s team of experts...

Forever Oceans

A food company focused on developing new ways to produce sustainable and delicious seafood. Its partnership with the world’s leading ocean-based aquaculture companies aims to raise nutritious and tasty fish. Its aqua farms are intended to be operated by the...

Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance

A global initiative aiming to provide a comprehensive framework for addressing the various issues related to the mining industry. It offers independent third-party certification and verification of all mining materials. Works to ensure that the industry takes the...

Global Public Health Program and the Common Good

A program by the Schiller Institute at Boston College aiming to provide a framework for addressing the various aspects of global public health. By preference, addresses the various aspects of global public health by analyzing and quantifying inequalities. The...

Global Indigenous Council 

.An international body that aims to provide all First Nations with the necessary tools and resources to improve their lives. It can also help ignite the fire that will allow them to share their knowledge and develop solutions to the world’s most critical issues....

Plant Based Products Council

An association advocating for the increased use of renewable plant-based materials in producing sustainable products. Works with policymakers and other stakeholders to develop policies and programs that will support the industry’s growth. Its membership includes...

UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment

A national hub aiming to accelerate the adoption of climate and environmental data by financial institutions. Wants to help the UK lead the way in developing and financing green finance. The center’s establishment was made possible through a collaboration...

Think Tank Hub

A space enabling think tanks to participate in and contribute to international policy discussions. It provides a central hub for the discussion of international issues and solutions. Its design and robust membership enable international think tanks to access global...

ReSEES Laboratory

An interdisciplinary research lab is devoted to investigating environmental, economic, and energy sustainability issues. It analyzes and develops effective strategies and methods for addressing these issues using various research tools such as financial analysis,...

Oceanium

An impact business committed to developing all-natural products made from sustainable seaweed. Focused on helping the emerging seaweed industry by developing and manufacturing products made from sustainable seaweed. These include food ingredients, bio-packaging...

Instituto Affaire Internationale

A non-profit organization that aims to promote international politics dedicated to the advancement of multilateral and European cooperation. Moreover, it serves as a central hub for global political and economic discussions. Through its independent research, aims to...

Gro Intelligence

A platform combining machine learning and live data to help businesses develop a deeper understanding of how their operations are affected. Its team is composed of experts from different fields such as climate science and agriculture. Work sectors: ClimateAgriculture...

Global Virus Network

A non-profit coalition of experts in the field of medical virology working together to improve the understanding of how viruses cause disease and develop effective vaccines and diagnostics. Through its members, the GVN aims to bring together multiple groups of...

Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP)

A platform for collaboration among policymakers, businesses, and civil society groups to address the issue of plastic pollution and waste. Through its efforts, aims to create a sustainable and practical framework to reduce the amount of plastic pollution that enters...

Global Alliance for Tax Justice

A coalition of over 30 organizations that fight for the protection of tax justice believing that a comprehensive and transparent global tax system is needed to ensure that all countries have the opportunity to tax the profits of multinational corporations....

Peace Nexus Foundation

This private foundation “aims to strengthen the capacities of and collaboration between organisations to increase their contribution to reducing violence and building peace.” Their work recognizes the strong connection between conflict and sustainability,...

Alliance for Science

The Alliance is an initiative based at the Boyce Thompson Institute, an independent nonprofit research institute. It seeks to promote access to scientific innovation as a means of enhancing food security, improving environmental sustainability, and raising the quality...

Campus de la Transition

A group of teachers, students, entrepreneurs, and researchers is where people can learn about and develop a healthy relationship with the environment. Its courses continue to push the boundaries of how we think about and act on the planet. Its programs’ concepts...

Churchill Northern Studies Centre

A non-profit organization dedicated to researching subarctic environmental issues. Its researchers work on a variety of topics, including polar bears, beluga whales, winter migration, and Hudson Bay ecology. It provides a location to conduct subarctic...

Center on Food Security and the Environment

A research center aiming to address the most critical global issues of food security and environmental degradation. Through a focused research portfolio, the faculty members of this department are able to generate solutions that can help improve the lives of millions...

Center for United Nations Constitutional Research

A non-profit think tank that advocates for the UN’s constitutionalization. It also aims to affirm peoples’ global rights. Its mission is to thoroughly examine the United Nations’ various international treaties and programs and advocate for the...

Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

A research center promoting collaboration between various fields that focuses on studying environmental systems and human activities. It aims to inform policymakers and technology regarding solutions to environmental problems. Through its work, they have developed...

Center for Advanced Defense Studies

A non-profit organization conducting data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. Using cutting-edge technologies it manages, integrates, and analyzes data from various languages, regions, and sources, along...

Cascade Institute

Founded by Thomas Homer Dixon based on the fact that “humanity now occupies or exploits most of Earth’s productive surface area, creating a single, tightly linked social, economic, and ecological system spanning the planet.” This system is on a...

Canadian Climate Institute

A research organization producing rigorous analysis and evidence-based recommendations to advance climate resilience, chart net-zero pathways, and drive long-term prosperity. Its works fields range from climate mitigation to adaptation and clean growth. Work areas:...

Biodiversity Finance Program

BIOFIN was established in response to the urgent global need to divert more finance from all possible sources toward international and national biodiversity goals. Works to create an action plan, the experts rely on qualitative and quantitative data, innovative...

Human Rights Institute

A university research institute affiliated with the Columbia Law School. Dedicated to providing international students and scholars with the necessary tools to improve their understanding of human rights, it also hosts a variety of events and lectures focusing on the...

Center for Global Education

It supports international students and faculty at colleges and universities, promoting cross-cultural awareness and studies abroad. It offers a variety of resources and information about global learning, including safety and diversity, student retention, and the...

WFUNA

A global organization that coordinates the activities of over a hundred United Nations Association members as the largest network of people supporting the UN with members from all around the world. The WFUNA was established to strengthen and improve the UN by engaging...

UNAOC

The Secretary-General established the United Nations Alliance for a Culture of Cooperation (UNAOC) to mobilize political will and improve the understanding of people and communities across multiple countries. In short, it is a global network of organizations and...

MUN Impact

The goal of MUN Impact is to provide a platform for members of the public to engage with the United Nations. Its various activities, including conferences, workshops, and social events, aim to inspire and motivate participants to take action and support the...

Asia Society Center for Global Education

Partners with institutions and leaders worldwide to address how to educate all students for global citizenship and employability. Through its programs, the CGE is working toward achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on Global...

TROP ICSU

A collaboration project between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). It aims to improve understanding of the relationship between climate and biological diversity. Through a combination of science...

Global Citizenship Foundation

A non-partisan organization that aims to strengthen democracy and promote civic participation. Works with various groups and individuals to help young people develop the skills and confidence to make informed decisions. Through our programs, the Foundation aims to...

UN CC: Learn

The UN Climate Change Learning Partnership collaborates with over 30 organizations that support countries in designing and implementing effective climate change learning. Through its activities, the partnership promotes the exchange of knowledge and the development of...

Global Dimension

The Global Dimension website was created by Reboot the Future, which aims to transform the World through conversations and connections. It is the UK’s global leading platform for global learning. Through its platform, teachers can connect with their students and...

NISSEM

The campaign’s objective was to help schools address the needs of their students, especially in areas of conflict and resource shortages. It is a networking initiative to promote the integration of Target 4.7 and other social and emotional learning themes into...

UNESCO Office for Climate Education

The Office for Climate Education was established to promote the teaching of climate change education in developing and developed countries. In 2020, it became an official center of UNESCO. This organization works to enhance international cooperation in climate change...

World’s Largest Lesson

Produced by Project Everyone in partnership with UNICEF and UNESCO. Through this program, school children can develop global citizenship by learning about and participating in various subjects such as science, geography, and technology. They can also develop big ideas...

EAUC

An alliance of over 200 colleges, universities, and companies dedicated to promoting sustainability in education. It provides information and networking opportunities to the sector through its members while aiming to implement best practices to create a sustainable...

Global Schools Program

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched The Global Schools Program to support the efforts of UNESCO’s Global Action Program on Education for Sustainable Development. Through various tools and resources, it aims to help schools worldwide...

Millennium Campus Network

A global training ground for social impact leaders set to provide a platform for students to address the World’s most significant social challenges. Through programs such as conferences, campaigns, and fellowships, MCN aims to train social impact leaders. Over...

Faculty for a Future

A Climate 2025 program working with academic leaders that can transform their work and engage in the public discourse about the World’s most pressing issues. It operates with various groups through its programs, including students, faculty members, and...

UN SDG Learn

It is part of UN’s Training and Research Institute, UNITAR, as a project that provides training and research on sustainable development topics. The initiative aims to bring together relevant learning solutions for individuals and organizations. UN SDG: Learn has...

Global RCE Network

Global RCE Network: Education for Sustainable Development is part of The Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability affiliated with the United Nations University. It features over 170 regional centers of expertise (RCEs) dedicated to providing expertise in the...

Generation Of Waste

A collaborative action project working “across the textile value chain to accelerate worldwide systemic change for the fashion industry.” We need many solutions working interdependently to address fashion’s complex climate and social justice crisis. Areas:...

High Seas Alliance

A partnership of organizations and groups that aims “at building a strong common voice and constituency for the conservation of the high seas” by promoting international cooperation. Currently is “made up of 40+ NGOs plus the International Union for...

Stranded Workers Action Network

A group of volunteers “connecting relief to workers stranded across India due to the COVID-19 lockdown while documenting their experiences.” Publications: ReportsNews And MediaStoriesCOVID Information Resources

Zero Hour

A platform focused on “the need for climate justice, including equity, racial justice, and economic justice.” The movement supports a youth that combats the climate crisis, fights for its rights to a livable future, and builds a more prosperous world....

Xenergy

A nuclear reactor and fuel design engineering company working on “the next generation of carbon-free energy by reinventing nuclear power.” To do so, it “manufactures fuel that seals uranium particles in a protective coating, which makes meltdown...

Vivid Economics

A strategic economics consultancy in the policy-commerce interface advising “on the most critical and complex policy and commercial questions facing clients around the world.” Uses “economic expertise to deliver original and useful solutions across a...

Temasek Ecosperity Week

A platform for engagement and advocacy that aims to work with “global leaders from the private and public sectors, academia and civil society to exchange views, share best practices and push the agenda on sustainable development.” Publications: Reports and...

MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

A university initiative focused “to provide the best education, apply academic rigor to real-world problems, and empower leaders to act, professionally and personally, so that humans and nature can thrive for generations to come.” As an MIT partnered...

Coherent Digital

A digital-based business creating “collections of critical research and learning materials.” It is dedicated to “discover, curate, index, enrich, preserve, and distribute wild content, making it easy for libraries to deploy it across their...

Clean Creatives

A movement of professional communicators in the PR and ads industry cutting ties with the fossil fuels industry. Hence, it brings “together leading agencies, their employees, and clients to address the ad and PR industry’s work with fossil fuels” and to...

Club of Amsterdam Journal

A “future-oriented think tank involved in channelling preferred futures.” Organizes events, seminars and summits on relevant global issues and publishes its findings and proceedings through various offline and online media channels. Publications:...

Climate Media Lab

A university research lab using “the most cutting edge online testing to find out how video content influences audiences, giving media makers the power to formulate content that maximizes audience engagement and fosters social change.” Aims “to build...

SDG Knowledge Hub

An online resource center for news and commentary -managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)- that follows “the efforts to advance global consensus on strategies for progress, the engagement of communities and stakeholders in...

SuperMeat

A food tech company “working to supply the world with high-quality chicken meat grown directly from chicken cells.” Its “mission is to bring the world the highest quality chicken meat, grown directly from cells, in a sustainable and animal-friendly...

Food Systems Summit Dialogues

A UN Initiative that enables “a standardized approach for the convening, curation and facilitation of purposeful and organized events that encourage a broad and diverse range of stakeholders come together and share their experiences of food systems.” In...

Cornell Waste Management Institute

A research institute working on “the environmental and social issues associated with waste management” via research, outreach and teaching activities. Its staff aims “to develop technical solutions to waste management problems and to address broader...

North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council

An action-oriented environmental nonprofit and network “contributing to the most impactful solution to climate change.” These industry stakeholders are “working together to remove the barriers preventing the adoption of climate-friendly natural...

ProSPER.Net

An alliance of universities “in the Asia-Pacific region that are committed to integrating sustainable development into postgraduate courses and curricula.” Works to improve “the ways in which future professionals manage sustainability issues across a...

Jones Food Company

A vertical farm company dedicated to produce “organic vegetables and other farm produce.” Operates a hydroponic farm “enabling consumers to consume freshly harvested products that are grown locally in an environmentally efficient and sustainable...

Outlaw Ocean Project

A non-profit journalism organization producing “investigative stories about human rights, environment and labor concerns on the two-thirds of the planet covered by water.” Notably, the reporting work is ” translated into a half dozen languages and...

Investable Oceans

A blue economy investment hub seeking “to bring private capital to the oceans.” Its “mission is to simplify and accelerate market-based sustainable ocean investing across all asset classes and all sectors of the Blue Economy by centralizing research,...

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

An international initative with “a unique role in the global economy and financial systems” driving the development of industry best practices through investment mandates. Moreover, the “UN-convened Alliance will utilise state-of-the-art tools and...

International Pollutants Elimination Network

A global network working for “a healthier world where people and the environment are no longer harmed by the production, use, and disposal of toxic chemicals.” Over 600 NGOs in more than 120 countries work “to strengthen global and national chemicals...

World Sustainable Development Forum

A not-for-profit organization acting as a global initiative “to promote and mobilize global action for effective implementation of both the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” Works “to analyse and...

Helion Energy

A fusion power research company “with the mission to enable a future with unlimited clean energy” by scaling up a plasma accelerator prototype with a magneto-inertial fusion technology “to produce helium-3 and fusion power via aneutronic...

Infarm

A global vertical farming company working on the food supply chain and helping cities to be self-sufficient in their food production. Further, it “is the first vertical farming company that has committed to setting a science-based net-zero carbon target through...

Plastic Bank

A for-profit social enterprise building “recycling ecosystems in under-developed communities in an effort to fight both plastic pollution in oceans, as well as high poverty levels in developing countries.” Notablly, its “certified blockchain platform...

Nordic Harvest

A vertical farm growing crops indoors “to deliver delicious, tasteful and nutrient-rich herbs and lettuces every day year-round – 100% free of pesticides and herbicides.” Publications: NewsProducts Leadership: Anders Riemann...

Healthy Seas

A joint venture of a non-profit organization and two businesses aiming for “sustainability, in both an environmental and an economic sense.” Therefore, they promote recycling waste “into high-quality raw material for brand new products such as socks,...

Groundwater Foundation

Operated by the National Ground Water Association it is a “network of people, businesses and communities proactively protecting groundwater for sustainable use today and tomorrow.” Thus, works providing “motivational and inspirational education and...

Environment and Climate Change Canada

A governmental agency informing “Canadians about protecting and conserving our natural heritage, and ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment for present and future generations.” Services areas: WeatherWater and the environmentWildlife, plants...

Economist Impact

A division of The Economist Group combining “the rigour of a think-tank with the creativity of a media brand to engage an influential global audience.” Partners with corporations, foundations, NGOs and governments in order to catalyse change and enable...

Clean Shipping Coalition

An international environmental organisation focused on shipping issues by promoting “policies aimed at the protection and restoration of the marine and atmospheric environment that are consistent with the safe operation of ships, sustainable development, social...

World Central Kitchen

A not-for-profit non-governmental organization devoted to providing meals in the wake of natural disasters. Works “providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises” and building “resilient food systems with locally led...

Textile Exchange

A global non-profit organization working “closely with all sectors of the textile supply chain.” It “identifies and shares best practices regarding farming, materials, processing, traceability, and product end-of-life in order to create positive...

UNOPS

An operational arm of the United Nations providing “infrastructure, procurement and project management services for a more sustainable world.” It is “dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial...

World Water Council

World Water Council(1996; Marseille, France; 30 staff; worldwatercouncil.org) An international multi-stakeholder organization dedicated “to bring the international community together to convince decision-makers that water is a vital political priority for the...

Bank Track

An “international tracking, campaigning and CSO support organisation targeting private sector commercial banks (‘banks’) and the activities they finance. We are an integral part of the global community of CSOs focused on the financial sector as a whole...

Sustainable Markets Initiative

An international initiative launched at “The World Economic Forum 2020 Annual Meeting in Davos with a mission to kickstart bold and imaginative action across the next decade.” Focused “to lead and accelerate the world’s transition to a...

Quality Assurance International

A provider of organic certification services worldwide dedicated to “verify organic integrity throughout the supply chain, helping to assure compliance with organic standards for brands, agricultural producers, processing facilities, manufacturing operations,...

Pacific Environment

An environmental organization focused to protect the living environment of the Pacific Rim by funding grassroots groups, promoting best practices and forging coalitions between environmentalist groups. Work areas: Thriving Communities Global Grassroots...

STEPS Centre

STEPS Centre(2007; Sussex, UK; 26 staff; steps-centre.org) A global research and policy engagement centre “bringing together development studies and science & technology studies.” It “explores how poor and marginalised people can be involved in...

Laboratory for Sciences of Climate & Environment

The LSCE is a joint research unit between the CEA, the CNRS and the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (UVSQ), located on two sites (CEA-Orme des Merisiers and CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette campuses). It is part of the Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL). The LSCE gathers...

Green World Campaign

An international  working to reforest the planet, raise “the living standards of the rural poor, and combat global climate change.” Helps “struggling communities to thrive using nature-based solutions.” Their work workcenters around...

Health Effects Institute

A nonprofit acting as an independent research organization dedicated “to provide high-quality, impartial, and relevant science on the health effects of air pollution.” At date, it “has funded more than 330 research projects in North America, Europe,...

National Ground Water Association

National Ground Water Association (1948; Westerville, OH; 24 staff; ngwa.org) A “community of groundwater professionals working together to advance groundwater knowledge” through education and outreach; advocacy; cooperation and information exchange; and...

Global Choices

An intergenerational platform “working to protect our planetary ecosystems, with an immediate focus on the Arctic and Antarctic.” Publications: ResourcesArticlesPress

Global Development Policy Center

A university research center which “mission is to advance policy-oriented research for financial stability, human well-being and environmental sustainability.” Research Areas: D.A.T.A.Global ChinaGlobal Economic Governance Human CapitalLand Use and...

Global Commons Alliance

A partnership “of more than 50 of the world’s most forward-looking organisations in philanthropy, science, business and advocacy.” Its goal is “to create the most powerful network to scale science-based action to protect people and planet.”...

Future Food Institute

A non-profit “with global horizons that aims to build a more equitable world through enlightening a world-class breed of innovators, boosting entrepreneurial potential and improving agri-food expertise and tradition.” Publications: BlogInitiatives...

Evolved Energy Research

A consulting company advising on strategies “for deep decarbonization of the energy economy”. Works to “address key energy sector questions accelerated by policy goals and new technology development.” Publications:...

Finless Foods

A biotechnology company aimed at cultured fish. It “offers options for all palates and dietary preferences, providing consumers with a range of responsibly produced food products to diversify their daily habits and pave the way toward a more sustainable future...

Global Animal Partnership

A non-profit organization “made up of farmers, scientists, retailers, manufacturers, and animal advocates, all collaborating with a common purpose: improving animal welfare.” Created a “5-Step Animal Welfare Rating program for farm animals, where...

Fund for Peace

An independent non-profit and non-governmental research organization working “to prevent violent conflict and promote sustainable security.” Focused “on conflict assessment and early warning, transnational threats, peacekeeping, and security and...

Evergreen Action

A movement promoting “to put bold climate action at the top of America’s agenda, implement an all-out mobilization to defeat climate change and create millions of good union jobs in a just and thriving clean energy economy.” Publications: Policy...

Enel Foundation

A non-profit organization focused “on the crucial role of clean energy to ensure a sustainable future for all.” Conducts “research to explore the implications of global challenges in the energy domain and offers education programs to the benefit of...

Eunomia Research & Consulting

An independent environmental consultancy focused “to inspire positive change by defining what is possible and the actions required to make it happen” regarding environmental policy. Works with a “rigorous approach to evidence-based research and...

European Marine Energy Center

European Marine Energy Center(2003; Orkney, Scotland; 73 staff; emec.org.uk) A test laboratory and facility “demonstrating and testing wave and tidal energy converters – technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the power of waves and tidal streams –...

European Council on Refugees and Exiles

An alliance dedicated “to protect and advance the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers and other forcibly displaced persons in Europe and in Europe’s external policies.” Its members’ work “covers the full circle of displacement from zones of conflict,...

Europe Beyond Coal

An international campaign “with the goal of ensuring coal is phased out throughout Europe by 2030 at the latest.” Hence, “supports and coordinates the Europe Beyond Coal campaign with civil society groups working across 28 European nations, including...

Courageous Conversation Global Foundation

A nonprofit organization which mission “is to elevate racial consciousness through interracial healing.” Works on this through training and development to deepen the understanding of racial justice. Hence, it “promotes and supports communities,...

Committee on World Food Security

A international and intergovernmental platform for stakeholders working “to ensure food security and nutrition for all.” It uses a multi-stakeholder approach that “develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on a wide range of food...

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

A nonprofit organization “dedicated to smarter, more sustainable cities and a more viable future for global populations. CTBUH convenes the shapers of cities, providing the knowledge and resources that will transform cities into dense and livable centers of...

ClearView Energy Partners

An independent research firm identifiying and quantifiying “non-fundamental energy risks for financial investors and corporate strategists” while relying “on firsthand experience and proprietary models to examine the actors, criteria and inputs...

Education Development Center

A global nonprofit advancing “lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity.” Works on “in-depth research endeavors to district- and country-wide reform initiatives” with programs providing...

Clean Arctic Alliance

A global campaign made up of 20 not-for-profit organisations with campaigns dedicated to persuade governments to take action to protect the Arctic, its wildlife and its people. The campaign “is currently working to secure a legally binding phase out of the use...

Blue Justice Initiative

On 28 June 2017, the Nordic Council of Ministers adopted the first Declaration in the town of Ålesund (the Ålesund Declaration). This initiative “responds to the need to cooperate and build capacity to address transnational organized crime in the global fishing...

BankFWD

A network of individuals and organizations whose mission “is to accelerate the transition to a just, zero-carbon economy by influencing banks to align their business strategies with the 1.5° target of the Paris Climate Agreement.” Publications:...

Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit

This “annual Summit brings together senior business leaders, chief sustainability officers, sustainability reporting experts and practitioners, standards-setters, regulators and policy-makers and other key stakeholders from within and outside Asia.” You...

Amazon Climate Pledge Fund

A “cross-sector community of companies, organizations, individuals, and partners, working together to crack the climate crisis and solve the challenges of decarbonizing our economy.” Hence, “calls on signatories to reach net-zero carbon emissions by...

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

A “hub of human rights study at New York University School of Law” bringing together and expanding “the rich array of teaching, research, clinical, internship, and publishing activities undertaken within New York University School of Law on issues of...

Carbon Mapper

A non-profit dedicated to delivering and guiding “the adoption of digital public goods that facilitate timely action to mitigate human impacts to Earth’s climate and ecosystems.” It “uses advanced imaging spectroscopy remote sensing on satellites and...

Business for Nature

Business for Nature(2019; Global; 12 staff; businessfornature.org) A global coalition bringing “together business and conservation organizations and forward-thinking companies.” Encourages “companies to commit and act to reverse nature loss and...

Alliance for Water Stewardship

A global membership collaboration that contributes “to the sustainability of local water resources through their adoption and promotion of a universal framework for the sustainable use of water that drives, recognizes and rewards good water stewardship...

ACCESS Health International

A think tank dedicated to “design and implement health initiatives that tangibly improve health outcomes and the quality of care across the globe.” Conducts practical research “through unique partnerships with policymakers, private sector leaders,...

Jane Goodal

Jane Goodall is an English primatologist and anthropologist. She is best known for her decades spanning and groundbreaking studies of chimpanzees and their social interactions at Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. During these studies, that started in 1960, she...

Kaoma, Brighton

Brighton Kaoma is a youth activist and social entrepreneur. At the age of 14, as a radio broadcaster, Kaoma started informing people about the environment and climate crisis. Soon after he served as the UNICEF Child Climate Ambassador. He co-founded the Agents of...

Kojima, Ryubun

Ryubun Kojima joined Junior Chamber International Osaka (JCO) in 2012 to become its President in 2019. In 2017, at the national level, he served as Chairperson of the Promoting Sincerity to the General Affairs Commission and in 2018, at the international level, he...

Mongella, Catherine Kakolo

Catherine Kakolo Mongella has over 10 years of experience in the NGO sector within East Africa, dealing with both local and international stakeholders. She led an organization, based in Mwanza Tanzania, who provides psycho-social support to children and youth living...

Martinez, Xiuhtezcatl

As a teenager, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez has given TED talks and was invited to speak before the United Nations on environmental policy. At the age of 15 he spoke in English, Spanish, and Nahuatl before the UN General Assembly on Climate Change. That same year, he competed...

Wickramanayake, Jayathma

Jayathma Wickramanayake represented and motivated global youth development on an international level since the age of 21, notably during high-level United Nations initiatives including the declaration of World Youth Skills Day. She participated in the creation of a...

Rana, Karuna

Karuna Rana is the Head of Climate, Impact & Policy of LOLIWARE Inc., an award-winning, materials tech company focused on replacing single-use plastics with seaweed-derived alternatives. She is also the Co-Founder of SYAH, the only regional organization that...

Kianni, Sophia

Sophia Kianni is an American climate activist specializing in media and strategy who helped organize the 2019 Black Friday climate strike. By 2019 she was a national strategist for Fridays for Future, and a national partnerships coordinator for Zero Hour. She is the...

Quinto, Benjamin

Benjamin Quinto is the executive director of the Global Youth Action Network, a leading alliance of youth organizations in over 180 countries. Mr. Quinto is also associate director for Youth in Action, a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to...

Finkbeiner, Felix

Felix Finkbeiner is a German environmentalist and the founder of the international tree-planting and envirhttps://www1.plant-for-the-planet.org/onmental advocacy organization Plant-for-the-Planet. At age 10 he spoke in the European Parliament and at age 13 at the UN...

Loni, Siamak Sam

A former Iranian refugee, Siamak Sam Loni leads the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth, which he founded in 2015 and where he is currently a Partnerships Manager in charge of financing for Sustainable Development. SDSN Youth creates...

Gorman, Joshua

Joshua Gorman is the founder of Generation Waking Up, an organization that “ignites young people to bring forth a thriving, just, and sustainable world”. He holds speeches and organizes workshops and leadership trainings. He self-designed a major titled ‘Global...

Munich Security Conference

A leading forum for debating international security policy. Aims to address the most pressing security concerns. Strives to be a hub between “heads of state and government, ministers, leading figures of international and non-governmental organizations, as well...

Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies

 2008; Singapore; 14 staff; rsis.edu.sg/…/nts-centre/ The NTS Centre is a research centre based at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. It “conducts research and produces policy-relevant analyses aimed at furthering awareness and building...

Thunberg, Greta

Greta Thunberg (Fridays for Future) is a Swedish environmental activist who is known for challenging world leaders to take immediate action for climate change mitigation. She received numerous honors and awards, including an honorary Fellowship of the Royal Scottish...

Yousafzai, Malala

Malala Yousafzai (malala.org) is a Pakistani activist for female education and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. She is the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, and second Pakistani to ever receive a Nobel Prize. She is known for human rights activism and...

Weathering Risk

2020-2023, Berlin, 13 staff, weatheringrisk.org/en A trans-organizational and interdisciplinary project run by Adelphi and the PIK focused on the linkages between climate change and security risks. Its goal is “to ensure that local, national and international...

Safina Center

A nonprofit working to advance the environmental protection with “an original blend of science, art, and literature in the form of award-winning books and articles, scientific research, photography, films, sound-art, and spoken words.” The center’s...

Scientists for Global Responsibility

An independent based membership organisation carrying “out research, education, and advocacy work centred around the military, environmental and political aspects of science, design and technology.” Issues: Security and disarmament Climate change and...

Cyber Statecraft Initiative

A program part of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security “working from the at the nexus of geopolitics, technology, and security to help shape policy and better inform and secure the users of technology.” Moreover, it “strives to address...

Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency

An international research project “engineering crops to be more productive by improving photosynthesis.” It works to equip farmers with higher-yielding crops, that “can ensure that everyone has enough food to lead a healthy, productive life.”...

Disaster Mitigation Research Center

A research center that “provides a cooperative framework for local government, companies, and citizens to improve the preparedness of the local community for future natural hazards.” It “offers disaster mitigation training courses for local public...

Back to Blue Initiative

A multi-year joint initiative of the Economist Impact and The Nippon Foundation working to tackle “visible and invisible ocean pollution to shape, inspire and catalyse progress.” In this sense, the “initiative’s impact will be measured by how...

Rolls-Royce

A multinational aerospace and defense company working on “cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.” It “designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and...

Physicians for Safe Technology

A group of physicians and health professionals aiming “to prevent acute and chronic diseases by encouraging understanding of the connection between the public, psychosocial and environmental health effects of using modern technology.” Publications:...

PATH

PATH(1977; Seattle, WA; 9 staff; path.org) A global nonprofit working to improve public health. They “advise and partner with public institutions, businesses, grassroots groups, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.” Health...

MSCI

A finance company providing “critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community.” Creates “industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment...

Geothermal Entrepreneurship Organization

A demand-pull innovation initiative “aimed at commercializing geothermal relevant technologies and innovations, engaging the oil and gas industry in geothermal related challenges, and recruiting oil and gas entities and veterans to engage in new geothermal...

Environmental Security Research Group

A forum for “collaboration between the security community and scholars working on issues of environmental security from multiple perspectives across different disciplines. It focuses, in particular, on supporting and developing educational, research and...

2022 Initiative Foundation

It’s purpose is to engage support and resources towards a sustainable world. They are using their resources to support sustainable development from a holistic point of view including social, economical and ecological aspects.  

Met4Tech

A center dedicated to “transform the current linear system for supply/use into a new Technology Metals Circular Economy system and network.” It “will conduct new interdisciplinary research on key interventions to improve each stage in the cycle and...

V-Dem Institute

A research institute and the Headquarters of the V-Dem project. It’s in “charge of the operations relating to the data collection and the V-Dem data, including the Country Expert data collection, data curation and making the data available to the...

International Code of Conduct Association

It promotes, govern and oversees implementation of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC). To this end, it aims to “raise private security industry standards and practices that respect human rights and international...

Korea Energy Economics Institute

Develops policies on national energy and natural resources, and contributes to the national economy by collecting,investigating, analyzing, and disseminating information,and by educating policymakers on a variety of trends and information regarding energy and natural...

Mayors for Peace

It aims to contribute to the attainment of lasting world peace by arousing concern among citizens of the world for the total abolition of nuclear weapons through close solidarity among member cities as well as by striving to solve vital problems for the human race...

Mercy Corps

The a global team of humanitarians “works together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility, where everyone can prosper.” It operates transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of...

TerraPraxis

A non-profit organisation dedicated “to design and implement strategies that leverage science, technology and energy innovation.” Works on accelerate “action for climate and prosperity, by enabling high-impact rapid transitions for the toughest parts...

Resources for the Future

A think tank, which aims to examine the nation’s use of natural resources and implications for the future of the US economy and national security. It is devoted exclusively to natural resource and environmental issues; working to improve environmental, energy, and...

Adec Foundation Inc.

They work to design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions and services in critical areas of sustainable development through “fully integrated, cost-effective industry expertise, business process & data management, and software services.” Their...

Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI)

The independent development research institute is located on the campus of the University of Bergen. It addresses issues that shape global developments and generate knowledge that can be used to fight poverty, advance human rights, and promote sustainable social...

Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC)

It works to ensure the promotion and enhancement of women’s leadership in all aspects of development with particular emphasis on political participation, peace and security. To this end, it actively engages in women’s involvement in peace and security in Liberia and...

Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Their focus is on enhancing waste management capacity and capability by improving collection, sorting, processing, and recycling systems, especially in underserved regions. They do so through collaboration and collective action. They have rallied over 80 member...

TerraPower

A nuclear energy technology company working “to raise global living standards by creating new forms of energy.” Aims to “develop scalable, sustainable, low-carbon and cost-competitive energy sources that will allow all nations to quicken their pace...

Science Based Targets Initiative

A partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Drives “ambitious climate action in the private sector by enabling companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets...

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

An organization “created to improve and increase reporting of climate-related financial information.” It works to highlight for the financial markets “the risks and opportunities presented by rising temperatures, climate-related policy, and emerging...

The Resilience Shift

A multi-purpose organization that “exists to inspire and empower a global community to make the world safer through resilient infrastructure.” Its work approach is “through learning by doing in collaboration with others, as well as by sharing...

Power Shift Africa

A climate and energy think tank “providing cutting-edge analysis, solution-focused policy ideas, and up-to-the-minute media engagement from an African perspective, both within the continent and internationally.” Work areas: Renewable Energy Multilateral...

OceansAsia

A conservation organisation dedicated “to investigate and research wildlife crimes, exposing and bringing to justice those destroying and polluting marine ecosystems. To uphold the highest level of integrity, relying exclusively on factual, science-based...

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

A research institute that through multi-disciplinary expertise produces “unique analyses of topical global energy issues across production, consumption, markets, policy and regulation.” They specialise in “advanced research into the economics and...

Mission Possible Partnership

Mission Possible Partnership(2020; US; 12 staff; missionpossiblepartnership.org) A coalition initiative “working on creating tipping points across the hard-to-abate sectors to set the industry on a net-zero pathway through public-private collaboration,...

Marine Conservation Society

A community of ocean lovers all that “fights for the future of our ocean through people-powered action – with science on its side. Working with communities, businesses and governments, it defends habitats and species” Issue Areas: Ocean pollution Climate...

Japan Bosai Platform

An association of private companies with leading bosai solutions. Its goal is “to make society disaster-resilient and sustainable by sharing Japanese bosai solutions with the world.” Publications: News Activities Bosai Solution Database Solutions...

Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN)

It seeks to enhance the capacity of Arab peoples, including those living under occupation and armed conflicts, to protect, sustain, and establish sovereignty over their natural resources and food, while strengthening the advocacy efforts of civil society organizations...

International Seabed Authority

An international organization “through which States Parties to UNCLOS organize and control all mineral-resources-related activities in the Area for the benefit of mankind as a whole. In so doing, ISA has the mandate to ensure the effective protection of the...

Africa Centre for Energy Policy

It contributes to development of alternative and innovative policy interventions through high quality research, analysis and advocacy in the energy and extractive sector in Africa. The focus of the organisation is to create strong connection between research evidence...

Pentagon Wave of Research and Development

They conduct transdisciplinary research to develop, apply and deliver innovative products and services. Their focus is on mental health, conflict resolution and entrepreneurship with alternative technologies, methodologies and Scientific-Motivation. Publications...

Centre for Energy Environment Resources Development

It was created under a Thai Foundation with an international orientation aiming to develop, promote and disseminate sustainable energy-environment concepts, international experiences and recommended practices. It aims to be a Premier Observatory and Intelligence Unit...

International Organization of Securities Commissions

An international body that “develops, implements and promotes adherence to internationally recognized standards for securities regulation. It works intensively with the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on the global regulatory reform agenda.”...

Sustainability Guide

The Guide aims to create greater understanding and use of sustainability thinking, in combination with design, to develop sustainable business and work with circular economy.It gathers information, methods and examples of how to use design to achieve a sustainable and...

Mothers Out Front

The climate activist group in the US is focused on fighting natural gas leaks. The group of mothers, grandmothers, and other caregivers come together to make climate change an issue that our leaders can no longer ignore. They are building a powerful grassroots...

International Drug Policy Consortium

A global network of NGOs focused “on issues related to drug production, trafficking and use. IDPC promotes objective and open debate on the effectiveness, direction and content of drug policies at the national and international level, and supports evidence-based...

Impunity Watch

Impunity Watch is an international non-profit human rights organisation, seeking to promote accountability for past atrocities, notably in countries emerging from a violent past. They analyse, advocate, and partner to help local communities seek accountability for...

INCAS Consulting

They are a group of hands-on, field-tested, and politically networked experts who specialize in working in transition, fragile and conflict-affected areas. They work at the nexus of sustainability, peace, and security in transition, fragile, and conflict-affected...

Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs

A non-profit organization that “developed pollution databases to monitor corporate environmental performance and to facilitate public participation in environmental governance.” It aims “to expand environmental information disclosure to allow...

USAID

A U.S. Government agency working “to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.” Carries “U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free...

Independent Institute

The public-policy research and educational organization works to shape “ideas into profound and lasting impact through publications, conferences, and effective multi-media programs. ” Their mission is to “advance peaceful, prosperous, and free...

The Incitement

Asia’s leading online donation platform. It started as a “platform for talks where speakers share their stories, visions and ideas to incite positivity into others” and it has become a “global business which designs and implements CSR projects...

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna

CAFF is the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council. It serves as a vehicle to cooperate on species and habitat management and utilization, to share information on management techniques and regulatory regimes, and to facilitate more knowledgeable...

Phononic

Their technology aims to transform industries and create new markets with innovative solid-state solutions that disrupt antiquated business models and incumbent technologies. They believe that the world deserves a better way to cool and heat, and so their solid-state...

Infinitum Electric

A motor technology company delivering lightweight and IoT-enabled electric motors. They “utilize the patent-pending Printed Circuit Board (PCB) stator technology and provide broad application across multiple industries.” Publications: Product...

Humanity

A “peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original research and reflection on human rights, humanitarianism, and development in the modern and contemporary world.” Gathers “contributions from anthropology, economics, law, literature,...

Heliogen HelioHeat

A “renewable energy technology company focused on eliminating the need for fossil fuels in heavy industry and powering a sustainable future. The company’s AI-enabled, modular concentrated solar technology aims to cost-effectively deliver near 24/7 carbon-free...

Greenfaith International Network

Greenfaith International Network(1992; New York; 27 staff; greenfaith.org) A worldwide, multi-faith environmental movement focused on “building resilient, caring communities and economies that meet everyone’s needs and protect the planet.” Publications:...

Global Wind Organisation

A non-profit body “founded by leading wind turbine manufacturers and operators.” The organisation works “for an injury-free working environment in the wind turbine industry by establishing common international standards for safety training and...

Global Health Justice Partnership

A program tacklling “contemporary problems at the interface of global health, human rights, and social justice. The GHJP is pioneering an innovative, interdisciplinary field of scholarship, teaching, and practice, bringing together diverse thought leaders to...

Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction

A “partnership of national and local governments, inter-governmental organisations, businesses, associations, networks and think thanks committed to a common vision: A zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector.” The network...

Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

A forum “for leading financial institutions to accelerate the transition to a net-zero global economy.” Works “on broadening, deepening and raising net-zero ambitions across the financial system and demonstrating firms’ collective commitments to...

Foundation for Food and Agriculture

Builds “public-private partnerships to fund bold research addressing big food and agriculture challenges.” Established “to increase public agriculture research investments, fill knowledge gaps and complement USDA’s research agenda.” To benefit...

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

Dedicated “to foster a knowing stewardship of our world through biodiversity research and education initiatives that promote and inform worldwide preservation of our biological heritage.” Publications: Email Newsletter Blog Biodiversity Photo Gallery...

Duke Global Health Innovation Center

A research center dedicated “to study and support the scaling and adaptation of innovations and related policy reforms to address critical health challenges worldwide. GHIC links global health, health policy, and health innovation efforts across Duke...

Council for Global Problem Solving

A “circle of world-class think tanks and research institutions” that “works outside the official processes of the G20 and related international fora, but it supports these efforts by providing information, analysis of policy proposals and monitoring...

Construction of Buildings On Demand (COBOD)

A construction printer and technology company. Its mission is “to disrupt the construction industry on a global scale by lowering the cost of construction via robotics and automation.” Publications: Press & Events Videos Projects & Partners...

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations

A “global partnership between public, private, philanthropic, and civil society organisations” working “to accelerate the development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases and enable equitable access to these vaccines for people during...

Climate Real Impact Solutions

Aims “to contribute to an accelerated transition to a clean economy and to chase attractive risk-adjusted returns for stockholders.” For this reason, “CRIS1 and CRIS2 are blank check companies formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital...

Climate Power

An “independent strategic communication and paid media operation focused on building political will and public support for bold climate action.” To do so, it “integrates hard-hitting research, polling, state and national earned media, digital and...

African Biodiversity Network (ABN)

It is an African network of individuals and organizations seeking African solutions to the ecological and socio-economic challenges that face the continent. These problems are related to biodiversity and community rights issues. They aim to nurture an African network...

Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative

A small foundation seeking “to catalyse the creation of effective governance for climate-altering technologies, in particular for solar radiation modification and large-scale carbon dioxide removal.” Issue areas: Youth and intergenerational justice...

Carbon180

The climate-focused NGO aims to work with leading scientists, businesses, and policymakers to build a world that removes more carbon than it emits.  It seeks to develop natural (forest planting) and engineering (direct air capture) policies and solutions that...

Carbon Direct

An investment company offering “portfolio and investment management, market analysis, advisory, and financial planning services” focused on carbon removal and utilization technology industries worldwide. Publications: Insights – It includes news,...

Campaign Against Arms Trade

An organisation working to end the international arms trade. It “considers that security needs to be seen in much broader terms that are not dominated by military and arms company interests.” Furthermore, they address that a “wider security policy...

Biodegradable Industries Association

An association “representing companies involved in the production of bio-based and biodegradable products for the benefit of the environment.” Further, “aims to develop the sustainable use of bio-based (renewable) and biodegradable materials,...

America Is All In Coalition

A coalition of leaders assembled to support climate action in the United States. In particular, works “alongside the federal government to develop a national climate strategy that meets the urgency of the climate crisis; scaling climate action around the country...

AltaRock Energy

A technology group pioonering in Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) development “raising EGS to massive scale — making clean, affordable, renewable geothermal energy available anywhere and everywhere.” Publications: Technology Projects...

Action on Armed Violence

A research charity that has a central mission “to carry out research and advocacy in order to reduce the incidence and impact of global armed violence.” Hence, it does investigations, advocacy and field programmes towards that single goal. Topics:...

Acadian Asset Management

A global investment manager applying “fundamental insights with a systematic lens to find attractive, unique investment opportunities across multi-asset class, ESG, alternative alpha, managed volatility, and long-only strategies.” Acadian’s systematic...

Global Community Engagement & Resilience Fund

The global fund is dedicated to preventing violent extremism. We connect local communities to global resources, supporting grassroots initiatives that are typically out of reach for international donors and helping them thrive. Publications: Core Documents News &...

Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

It aims to carry on research activities specialized in the area of energy from the viewpoint of the national economy as a whole in a bid to contribute to sound development of the Japanese energy-supplying and energy-consuming industries and to the improvement of...

AEGEE

The European interdisciplinary student organisation strives for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated, and values the participation of young people in its construction and development. To this end, it...

Sustainable Harvest International

Its on a mission to preserve the environment by improving people’s well-being through sustainable farming; working to create a just and sustainable world through transformative farmer training that nourishes communities and the Earth. To this end, it provides...

Center for International Development (CID)

CID works to advance the understanding of development challenges and offer viable solutions to problems of global poverty. They are focused on resolving the dilemmas of public policy associated with generating stable, shared, and sustainable prosperity in developing...

RadicalxChange

A global movement for next-generation political economies, which is committed to advancing plurality, equality, community, and decentralization through upgrading democracy, markets, the data economy, the commons, and identity. It aims to build a clear, coherent, and...

American Forests

A national conservation organization, which aims to restore threatened forest ecosystems and inspire people to value and protect urban and wildland forests. Their projects have restored hundreds of thousands of acres of wildlife habitat, protected vital watersheds and...

Native American Traditional Food Systems

They are focused on Indigenous Culinary Education, Indigenous Food Access, & Indigenous Food Business Development; addressing the economic and health crises affecting Native communities by re-establishing Native foodways. They envision a new North American food...

African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS)

A transdisciplinary network of researchers, policy-makers, private sector and civil society actors. It promotes the generation, dissemination, use and mastery of science, technology and innovation (STI) for African development, environmental sustainability and global...

Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)

An economic research institutes, which provides advice on economic issues and policy to its clients, with its work focused primarily on European economies. It has an interdisciplinary approach, reflected in the collaboration of economists and graduates in business...

Winrock International

Winrock International focuses on U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Their mission is to “empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and...

Institut Montaigne

It was founded with the aim of devoting “itself fully to serving democracy and the public interest.” It gathers French expertise to carry out thorough analysis and to put together concrete policy recommendations and sets out to cover the main challenges...

Society for Science

Society for Science(1921; Washington DC; 106 Staff; societyforscience.org) It focuses on promoting the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, and inspire They are dedicated to expanding...

3BLMedia

The news distribution and content marketing company focuses on niche topics including sustainability, health, energy, education, philanthropy, community and other social and environmental topics. The company works with organizations including multinational...

IQ Air

The Swiss air quality technology company, specializes in protection against airborne pollutants, developing air quality monitoring and air cleaning products. It operates AirVisual, a real-time air quality information platform. We collaborate with like-minded...

Clean Up the World

The “apolitical event that unites communities with a common focus to protect the environment”; supporting local groups and organisations to “plan and conduct various activities to clean up, fix up and conserve the environment.” It operates...

Right Livelihood Award Foundation

A foundation that “supports people and organizations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems.” It “recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and...

Clean Air Asia

The international non-governmental organization aims to lead the “regional mission for better air quality, and healthier, more livable cities throughout Asia.” Their mission is to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in Asia and contribute to...

East Asia Clean Air Cities (EACAC)

A long-term multi-lateral cooperation network for East Asian cities (from China, Korea, Japan and Mongolia) committed to tackling air pollution. It was set up in response to the urgent need for air quality improvement in the region. The regional partnership platform...

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

It aims to to lead and support the intelligence community’s integration; delivering insights, driving capabilities, and investing in the future. This integration is “the key to ensuring national policymakers receive timely and accurate analysis from the IC...

CESRAN International

The international think-tank is focused on “advancing academic research in the field of political science and international relations and providing expertise to decision-makers in public and private sectors.” It aims to contribute to the “spread of...

Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP)

The active research centre is located in the School of Policy Studies, and is committed to contributing to informed public discussion of issues in military affairs and alliances, international security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy. Their vision is to be a...

Institute of Water Policy

Aims to help “improve water policy and governance in Asia through research, training, thought leadership and consulting.” Produces “policy-relevant research that helps shape the discourse on water policy in Asia” It is a part of the Lee Kuan...

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)

The capacity building institution works to inform economic policies in sub-Saharan Africa. It’s focused on the “advancement of economic policy research and training”, aiming to “strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous...

Water and Development Research Group (WDRG)

Part of Aalto University, it adopts a “strong global approach, as well as regional and local hotspot areas, including Finland.” Works rigorously on various aspects of water; on policies and related paradigms and on water’s many facets related to...

African Population and Health Research Center

It generates “evidence to drive policy action to improve the health and wellbeing of African people.” They aim to “strengthen research capacity and engage policy to inform decision making for an effective and sustainable response to the most critical...

African Forest Forum

The Forum emerged from a project that was conducted by the African Forest Research Network at the African Academy of Sciences, with the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. It voices the concerns...

Cool Effect

It aims to reduce carbon emissions by combining science, expertise, and transparency, and “creating a community built around one simple vision: give people the power and confidence to band together and reduce the carbon pollution that causes climate...

Lonely Whale Foundation

It works as both a connector between NGOs, influencers, corporations, and policymakers and an incubator for bold ideas that drive impactful market and policy change on behalf of the ocean. They have a creative consultancy that helps NGOs, brands, and influencers...

WeForest

Backed by a scientific network, they are a growing “movement of responsible companies, large and small, that are committed to having a positive impact for people and our planet.” The network works with communities, local organizations, and NGOs to...

African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)

It pursues “policy oriented research towards strengthening the capacity of African countries and institutions to harness science and technology for sustainable development.” It works to conduct research, policy analysis, capacity strengthening, and...

Center for Security and Emerging Technology

A policy research organization based within Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. They produce “data-driven research at the intersection of security and technology, providing nonpartisan analysis to the policy community.” They seek to...

African Wildlife Foundation

Their new ten-year strategic vision aims to “change the debate, proposing that African governments do not have to choose conservation over development or vice versa”, and encourage people to consider “how to embrace the future and create an Africa...

Institute of Economic Affairs Ghana (IEA)

Ghana’s Premier Public Policy Institute was set up with a “view to broadening the debate on public policy; engendering private sector-led economic growth, and strengthening the pillars of democracy”. To this end, they conduct research and publish advice,...

Second Line of Defense

A group of globally based analysts and strategists working “closely together in thinking through the nature of the evolving strategic environment and provides regular interviews with key participants in evolving military capabilities based on global...

James Town Foundation

A defense policy think tank founded “as a platform to support Soviet defectors.” Today, it aims to “inform and educate policy makers about events and trends, which it regards as being of current strategic importance to the United States.”...

ZeroAvia

A hydrogen-electric aircraft developer that “enables scalable, sustainable aviation by replacing conventional engines with hydrogen-electric powertrains.” Publications: Media Coverage News and Milestones  

Sustainable Cities Institute

A think tank for sustainability working “across disciplines that match the complexity of cities to address sustainability challenges.” Shares its “expertise with scholars, policymakers, community leaders, and project partners” through the...

Right. Based on Science

The climate metrics and software provider uses its “proprietary X-Degree Compatibility (XDC) model, right. calculates the contribution of a company, investment portfolio or other economic entity to global warming (temperature alignment).” This is done with...

India Water Foundation

The think tank is engaged in “enhancing public awareness about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and major components of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, in Asia-Pacific region in general and India in particular.” It was established for the...

Corporate Leaders Group

The group brings together business leaders who are “committed to supporting the transformation to competitive, sustainable, inclusive economies that will deliver net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.” They advocate for “robust business and policy...

IBON International Foundation

IBON International Foundation(1978; Philippines; iboninternational.org) Their long-term goal is to “contribute to building global mass movements of oppressed and marginalised peoples, to challenging neoliberal globalisation, war and all forms of oppression, and...

The Sunrise Project

  The global network of changemakers believe in the “power of social movements to change the world.” They take a system-wide view of the causes of, and solutions to, the climate crisis and are continually looking for opportunities to catalyse...

Ubuntoo

The global environmental solutions platform aims to promote sustainable economic growth. They work to “make eco-friendly business a reality” by helping to “scale environmental solutions and innovations in the areas of plastics, packaging, food, and...

Asian Competitive Institute

The institute aims to build the “intellectual leadership and network for understanding and developing competitiveness” in the Asia region; seeking to “contribute to the enhancement of inclusive growth, living standards and institutional governance...

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

The organisation envisions a world powered by clean sustainable energy, where society’s interests are valued and protected. To this end, they work to make clean energy “possible for millions of Americans through cutting-edge solutions that advance...

PermEco

Previously called Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast Inc., the name ‘PremEco’ was adopted to allow them broaden our area of operations. Today, they provide education, training & research to create a more sustainable future for our...

Middle East Institute (MEI)

Middle East Institute (MEI)(1946; Washington, DC; 27 Staff; mei.edu) It is working to increase knowledge of the Middle East among US citizens and on promoting understanding between the peoples of the Middle East and America. They believe that pursuit of this goal is...

Planetly

The technology start-up on a mission to help build a carbon neutral economy. Their software helps you to introduce and automate carbon management, from data collection to reduction strategies and offsetting measures. Publications: 5 minute carbon calculator Resources...

Center for China and Globalization

The global think tank is dedicated to the research and promotion of China and globalization, covering global talent migration, global governance, the globalization of Chinese enterprises and globalization strategy. Publications: Research Publications Research Reports...

Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)

It focuses on analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them; implementing large-scale national and international projects, strengthening the tradition of analytical centres in the region. aiming to build civil society and promote democracy in...

Charhar Institute

The think tank aims to be “forward-thinking, influential and collaborative. It is committed to committed to promoting progress in China’s foreign policies and the development of international relations in a more orderly manner and focuses on expanding it’s...

GRID Arendal

Their aim is to inform and activate a global audience and motivate decision-makers to effect positive change. To this end, they transform environmental data into innovative, science-based information products and provide capacity-building services that enable better...

Inter-American Dialogue

The U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication focuses on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs. It brings together public and private leaders from across the Americas to address hemispheric problems and opportunities. Together they seek to build...

Coralgardeners

It was founded by a small group of young surfers, freedivers and fishermen who noticed the heartbreaking degradation of their home reef. The small group of island kids grew to an international collective of scientists, engineers, creators, and advocates determined to...

The Sustainability Project

A business that “aims to encourage and inspire the adoption of a low or zero waste lifestyle.” Its “vision is to inspire the global adoption of a sustainable lifestyle. We aim to achieve that through a wide range of sustainable products that are of...

Speed & Scale

Speed & Scale(2021; 5 staff; speedandscale.com) An initiative started from the book Speed & Scale. John Doerr wrote, “a pragmatic path for tackling the emissions emergency. Fueled by a powerful goal-setting tool called Objectives and Key Results (OKRs),...

Mosa Meat

A food technology company creating production methods for cultured meat. Its “motivation was to find a new method to make real meat to feed our fast-growing population in a sustainable, healthy and animal-friendly way.” Publications: Blog Press FAQ...

Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD)

The think works to ensure that there advance democracy, good governance, and inclusive economic growth in Ghana and in other parts of Africa. It works to complement the broader objectives of strengthening democratic governance, the principles of popular participation...

Climate Visuals

A project of Climate Outreach acting as a “source of evidence and images for over 350 climate change and environmental groups, journalists, educators and businesses.”   Publications: Collections News Evidence Newsletter...

Singapore Institute of International Affairs

Singapore Institute of International Affairs (1962; Singapore; 11 Staff; siiaonline.org) Singapore’s oldest think tank is committed to producing policy analysis, fostering in-depth dialogues and bridging gaps between policymakers, private sector decision-makers and...

East Asia Institute (EAI)

It is dedicated to developing ideas and formulating policy recommendations on the main challenges facing the region. The institute conducts research activities along with two main programs, the Foreign Affairs and Security Program and the Governance Research Program,...

Economic Research Institute (ERI)

The state institution studies problems of integrated development of Kazakhstan economy. It is aimed at “providing scientific support for the country’s economic strategy implementation, analyzing of economy state and forecasting of its future development,...

Institute for International Relations

The institute was established by the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research in the field of international studies, contributes to the formation and conduct of the foreign policy of the Czech Republic, and increases awareness of issues...

Strategic and Defense Studies Centre (SDSC)

The research institution specializes in strategy and defence. It’s focus on the Asia-Pacific region and it’s dedicated to analysis of the use of armed force in its political context.   Research Areas: Asia-Pacific security Australian defence Military...

Rethink Food

A nonprofit committed to reducing food insecurity with practical solutions that will have lasting impact. Their mission is to “create a more sustainable and equitable food system — one where everyone has access to healthy and affordable food. As such, their...

Rachel’s Network

A “vibrant community of women at the intersection of environmental advocacy, philanthropy, and women’s leadership. With a mission to promote women as agents of change dedicated to the stewardship of the earth.” Publications: News Events: An online calendar...

Long COVID Alliance

A network of “patient advocates, scientists, disease experts, and drug developers have joined together to leverage their collective knowledge and resources to educate policymakers and accelerate research to transform our understanding of post-viral...

Science Panel for the Amazon

The SPA is the world’s first high-level science initiative dedicated to the survival of the Amazon. It  assesses the state of the various ecosystems, land use and climate changes in the Amazon and their implications for the region. It is “advised by...

Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet

An international network “focused on three types of renewable energy projects that will create green jobs, enable the productive use of power for low-income communities and promote gender equity.” Works to “deliver transformational programs that will...

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

A global platform focused “on action and the shared development of solutions. Its mandate is unparalleled and aims to support resource mobilisation for ocean science in all its manifestations to achieve the vision of the Ocean Decade and thus contribute to the...

University of Sustainability

A membership-based organization “co-creating the world’s largest education and research network concerned with education, research and innovation in and about sustainable development.” Works by scaling and strengthening “collective resources and...

World Weather Attribution Project

A collaboration initiative between climate scientists at “Imperial College London in the UK, KNMI in the Netherlands, IPSL/LSCE in France, Princeton University and NCAR in the US, ETH Zurich in Switzerland, IIT Delhi in India and climate impact specialists at...

World Mosquito Program

A not-for-profit “that works to protect the global community from mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya.” Uses the “naturally occurring bacteria called Wolbachia to reduce the ability of mosquitoes to transmit...

World Animal Protection

A global organization with over 14 offices worldwide dedicated to protecting animals from needless suffering. Work Areas: Animals in the wild Animals in farming Animals in communities Global animal protection Animal protection and disaster risk reduction Publications:...

Upstream Solutions

A public-interest and non-profit organization working towards “practical solutions that help businesses and communities shift from single-use to reuse.” It strives to “redesign the systems generating all the waste in the first place.” Policy...

The Trust for Public Land

A national, nonprofit, land conservation organization “that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come. Since 1972, TPL has completed...

Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY)

The institute was jointly established by Renmin University of China and Chongyang Investment Ltd and claims to be a “new form of think tank with Chinese characteristics that is best at speaking out opinions overseas.”   Programs: Global Governance...

Global Relations Forum

Global Relations Forum (2009; Istanbul; 9 Staff; gif.org.tr) The forum advocates a global order of shared influence and accountability and seeks a constructive role for Turkey in that order. It is committed to being a platform for engaging, informing and stimulating...

TPG Rise Climate

An ecological investment portfolio that “pursues investments that benefit from the diverse skills of TPG’s investing professionals, the strategic relationships developed across the firm’s existing climate portfolio, and the global network of...

Centre on Asia and Globalization (CAG)

The centre is located at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. It’s dedicated to conducting in-depth research on developments in the Asia-Pacific and beyond, with a focus on two broad areas – the prospects of regional...

Sustainable Food Trust

The registered charity that was founded in response “to the worsening human and environmental crises that are associated with the vast majority of today’s food and farming systems.” It’s envisions a “food and farming systems which nourish the...

Global Forest Coalition

The international coalition of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations defends social justice and the rights of forest peoples in forest policies. It is a successor to the NGO Forest Working Group, which was originally established in 1995. The coalition...

Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)

They aim to “promote an alternative vision of how forests should be managed, based on respect for the rights, knowledge, cultures and identities of the peoples who know them best.” They do so through advocacy, practical projects and capacity building;...

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

A company limited supporting “political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies in a globalised world” through “developing policy and advising governments.” Focus Areas: Covid-19 Global Challenges Technology...

The Sustainable Angle

A not-for-profit organisation and founders of #FutureFabricsExpo. It promotes and supports “projects with a focus on sustainability in Fashion and Textiles and related industries such as food and agriculture.” In particular, “The Future Fabrics Expo...

Sustainability University Foundation

Sustainability University Foundation(2015; Amsterdam; 4 staff; sustainabilityuniversity.org) A global platform contributing “to a more sustainable business world and society by connecting all sustainability professionals, gather their strengths, knowledge and...

Stop Funding Heat

A group of activists “committed to making climate misinformation unprofitable.” They expose “misinformation about climate change and its underlying causes in the press and on online platforms – and by encouraging brands to avoid advertising with the...

Southern Voice

An open platform for think tanks contributing “to the global dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its ultimate aim is to address the existing ‘knowledge asymmetry’ and ‘participation deficit’ in the dialogue on development. It does this by...

Society for Protecting the Rights of the Child

A non governmental child rights organization “envisoning a broad range of rights issues, which amongst others in the context of Pakistan, include child labor, juvenile justice, violence against children, children on the move, education and health.”...

SkyCool Systems

A clean energy company “focused on energy-efficient solutions and new methods for cooling.” Its mission is “to deliver sustainable, energy-efficient cooling solutions to customers interested in reducing energy costs and carbon footprint.”...

ShareAction

A campaigning organization “pushing the global investment system to take responsibility for its impacts on people and the planet, and use its power to create a green, fair, and healthy society.” Works to “driven change at the heart of the financial...

Rethinking Security

A network of UK-based organizations, academics, and activists. Works “for a just and peaceful world, based on approaches that address the underlying causes of conflict and insecurity.” Strives to build “a much richer understanding of what security...

Rapid Transition Alliance

A network of international organizations “that are engaged in practical work, research, and campaigning to tackle the climate emergency.” Its vision strives to “act urgently to maintain a habitable climate and that our action must be at a speed and...

A Plastic Planet

It is concerned about the increase in pollution and it’s impact on health. Therefore, it “is working with: politicians, scientists, charities, NGOs, packaging manufacturers, consumer goods producers, and supermarkets themselves to deliver the campaign’s...

Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO)

The pan-African and indigenous organization works to support African resilience to climate change through “incubation, impetus, capacity building and support for a dynamic of systemic, structural, participatory and integrated transformation of challenges.”...

Center For Environmental Concerns (CEC)

They envision a strong “environmental movement that asserts and gains reforms in the Philippine environmental situation, and advances pro-people, patriotic, progressive, and scientific environmental policies.” To this end, they “work to cultivate...

The Payne Institute for Public Policy

It serves as a nexus for high-quality, data-driven, solutions-oriented research and dialogue needed to inform energy and environmental policy at this critical moment. It’s faculty and student body has deep roots in mining and petroleum engineering, and has...

Plastic Oceans International

A non-profit organization “dedicated to ending plastic pollution and fostering sustainable communities worldwide.” Works through supportive programs aligned to its mission “to inspire and incite action that can lead to changes in consumer behavior,...

Food First

Otherwise the Institute for Food and Development Policy, it works to end the injustices that cause hunger. In order to make their vision a reality, they have realised that they need to work towards political transformation. That’s why Food First supports activists,...

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

It generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. The African- based organisation is a member of CGIAR System Organization, a global agriculture research partnership for...

GLOBSEC Policy Institute (GPI)

It’s committed to enhancing security, prosperity and sustainability in Europe and throughout the world. Its mission is to influence the future by generating new ideas and solutions for a better and safer world. They aim to connect key experts on foreign and...

Hoover Institution

A public policy think tank that seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all mankind. It’s located on the campus of Stanford University It...

Not for Sale Campaign

They began by providing vital direct resources to trafficked people but quickly realised that change was needed at a grassroots level – “we need to stop trafficking long before it happens.” Now it fights “modern-day slavery using business creation,...

McGill Institute for Global Food Security

They aim to act as a “hub of knowledge and training in food security.” In alignment with this, the Institute focuses on “operational research, applied education and effective outreach that will address the needs of industry and society.” Their...

Quincy Institution for Responsible Statecraft

It promotes ideas that move U.S. foreign policy away from endless war and toward vigorous diplomacy in the pursuit of international peace. They work to “expose the costs and consequences of unaccountable, overly militarized foreign policy and present alternative...

Planet

A company provider of daily satellite images and insights. It “designs, builds, and operates the largest fleet of imaging satellites, as well as online software, tools and analytics needed to deliver data to users. Decision makers in business, government, and...

Nia Tero

A non-profit organization “working in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and movements worldwide” being “committed to Indigenous self-determination and an inclusive culture guided by Indigenous wisdom, practices, and protocols.” Its vision...

Marine Biodiversity Observation Network

A global initiative “composed of regional networks of scientists, resource managers, and end-users working to integrate data from existing long-term programs to improve our understanding of changes and connections between marine biodiversity and ecosystem...

Environmental Economics Unit (EEU)

A global network of environmental economics research centers who aim to solve the world’s most pressing environmental and development challenges. It contributes to effective management of the environment in the Global South through policy-relevant research, capacity...

KR Foundation

A foundation that works nationally and internationally “to address the root causes of climate change and environmental degradation.” They do so by funding “projects that work with sustainable finance, sustainable behaviour and climate...

International Center for Climate and Development

A research and capacity-building organisation “working on climate change and development in Bangladesh”, aiming “to develop a world-class institution that is closely related to local experience, knowledge and research in one of the countries that is...

Institute for New Economic Thinking

A research institute “dedicated to applying leading-edge thinking from the social and physical sciences to global economic challenges.” For this reason, “conducts theoretical and empirical research on economic issues using innovative approaches and...

Intentional Endowment Network

An international and collaborative network that “supports colleges, universities, and other mission-driven tax-exempt organizations in aligning their endowment investment practises with their mission, values, and sustainability goals without sacrificing...

Center for Social and Economic Research

The research institute was founded on the idea that research-based policy-making is vital for the economic welfare of societies. Today, it is recognized as the top think tank in Central and Eastern Europe and is one of the most highly regarded think tanks...

Bread for the World (Brot für die Welt)

It is a globally active development and relief agency of the Protestant Churches in Germany. Now, it operates in more than 90 countries all across the globe, working to improve living conditions for the poor and marginalised. It is committed to overcoming injustice,...

ZEF: Center for Development Research

Located in the University of Bonn, the international, trans-disciplinary research institute has a broad perspective on development research. Through its international doctoral program ZEF contributes to capacity development in Africa, Asia, and South and Latin...

Global Wind Energy Council

A “member-based organisation that represents the entire wind energy sector. The members of GWEC represent over 1,500 companies, organisations and institutions in more than 80 countries, including manufacturers, developers, component suppliers, research...

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

The multi-disciplinary public research organization conducts policy research on development issues for Bangladesh and other developing countries. It aims to “facilitate learning in development solutions by conducting credible research, fostering policy dialogue,...

Global University Network for Innovation

An international network created by UNESCO and the United Nations University (UNU). Its “mission is to strengthen higher education’s role in society, contributing to the renewal of the visions, missions and policies of the main issues of higher education across...

Crop Trust

It was established by Biodiversity International on behalf of the CGIAR and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization to help support this global system in a sustainable way. Their Crop Diversity Endowment Fund provides long-term grants to safeguard collections of...

Global Project Against Hate and Extremism

A nonprofit organization “using research, advocacy, and education” to counter the rising tide of extremism across borders and in North America. Strives to educate “anti-hate actors, policymakers, and the public about extremist movements, their...

Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN)

The member based organization;s main mandate is to “engage the youth in climate smart agriculture as a means to catalyze youth engagement in climate action, to unlock decent employment opportunities in the agricultural sector and to transform young people to...

Global Ocean Observing System

It is “an Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)-led programme” also part of UNESCO. Works towards a “truly global ocean observing system that delivers the essential information needed for our sustainable development, safety, wellbeing and...

Earth System Governance Project

A global research alliance exploring political solutions and novel, more effective governance mechanisms to cope with the current transitions in the biogeochemical systems of the planet. Developing integrated earth system governance, from the local to the global...

Global Solutions Initiative

The policy forum that “brings together leading think tanks and stakeholders to provide policy solutions to the most relevant global institutions.” It “proposes policy responses to major global problems, generated through a disciplined research...

Council of Councils

A “CFR initiative connecting leading foreign policy institutes from around the world in a common conversation on issues of global governance and multilateral cooperation.” It strives to “inject the conclusions of its deliberations into high-level foreign...

Council on Strategic Risks

A nonprofit, non-partisan security policy institute devoted to anticipating, analyzing, and addressing core systemic risks to security in the 21st century, with special examination of the ways in which these risks intersect and exacerbate one another. Consequently, it...

The Millennium Project

An independent non-profit “global participatory think tank” of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers” that collects and assesses judgments on 15 Global Challenges, presented in its bi-annual State of the Future Report (annual until 2012).  The...

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

A multidisciplinary research center within the University of Cambridge aimed at the study and mitigation of technology’s risk to human existence. Humanity’s technological power brings about novel threats such as nuclear exchange, artificial intelligence,...

Institute for Future Initiatives

An organization integrated by the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) and UTIAS Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S). It “makes policy and social recommendations on future society issues and pursues research in collaboration...

Global Governance Institute

An independent, non-profit think tank that brings together policy-makers, scholars, and practitioners from the world’s leading institutions in order to devise, strengthen and improve forward-looking approaches to global governance. They work for a more equitable,...

Future World Foundation

An independent non-profit foundation that strives to “advance the public good and global development, by seeking a balance between individual freedoms, and collective responsibilities for furtherance of the common good and protection of the global...

International Institute for Strategic Studies

International Institute for Strategic Studies(1958; London + Bahrain, Singapore, Washington; ~60 staff; iiss.org) A non-partisan institute to advance a wider understanding of critical 21st-century security issues and their potential resolution.  Its policy themes...

Center for a New American Security

A bipartisan, nonprofit organization that develops national security and defense policies. They engage policymakers, experts, and the public with “fact-based research, ideas, and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate.” A key part of their “mission...

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

A research center that assesses pressing threats to US national interests and international security in the quarter-century ahead.  “We define international security broadly to include the full array of factors that have a direct bearing on the structure of...

European Union Institute for Security Studies

It is the “Union’s agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defence policy issues.” It aims to “support the elaboration and projection of its foreign policy, and enrich the strategic debate inside and outside Europe.” In doing...

Fashion Revolution

The global fashion activism movement mobilizes citizens, brands, and policymakers through research, education, and advocacy. They strive to be action-oriented and solution-focused; focusing their work on policy change, industry change, and cultural change. They have a...

World Future Council

The World Future Council was formed to “speak on behalf of policy solutions that serve the interests of future generations”, focusing on identifying and spreading effective, future-just policy solutions. It also aims “to be an ethical voice for the needs...

Global Challenges Foundation

Aims to reduce the main global challenges and risks that threaten humanity. Their work is based on the risk analysis ideas central to the success of Laszlo Szombatfalvy. Seeks to raise awareness of nonlinear risks, particularly regarding climate change, other...

Future Earth

Future Earth (2012; Paris; ~50 staff; futureearth.org) A global research platform providing knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world. The organization is rooted in the work of 20 Global Research Projects. These networks have a long...

Global Future Councils

The World Economic Forum’s network of Global Future Councils involves 700+ “premier thought leaders” grouped in >80 issue-focused Councils “committed to addressing the most pressing issues and opportunities of our time and aiming to provide new thinking and...

Islamic Relief Worldwide

An independent humanitarian and development organisation. It has an active presence in over 40 countries, striving “to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.”As indicated by its name, it is...

Global Impact Investing Network

An international network of impact investing “dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate positive,...

First Street Foundation

A nonprofit research and technology group “whose mission is to define and communicate America’s flood risk based on the highest standards of scientific investigation and analysis.” They use a “transparent, peer-reviewed methodology to model past,...

Defenders of Human Rights Center

An NGO that has been active in defending the rights of women, political prisoners and minorities in Iran. It develops and publishes yearly and quarterly reports about the human rights situation in Iran. It also disseminates information through events and press...

CrossBoundary

A “mission driven investment firm that unlocks the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets.” Among its clients includes “governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100...

Covering Climate Now

A news media outlet collaborating “with journalists and newsrooms to produce more informed and urgent climate stories, to make climate a part of every beat in the newsroom — from politics and weather to business and culture — and to drive a public conversation...

Centre for Digital Health Interventions

A joint initiative “of the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich, the Future Health Technologies Programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre, and the Institute of Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen.” It has an...

Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism

A global non-profit organization that “works with leaders across the private, public and civic sectors to make capitalism inclusive and its benefits more widely and equitably shared. It works “to advance the global movement to make economic systems more...

Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy

An international “research, advocacy, community-building and consulting organisation” that promotes an intersectional feminist approach to foreign and security policy. They “believe foreign policy can be a mechanism for equality, justice, solidarity,...

Center for Peace Communications

A U.S.-based nonprofit organization striving to support efforts in building public support for reconciliation in the identity-based conflicts in the Middle East. They believe that they must build public support for reconciliation in order to resolve identity-based...

Center for International Climate Research

An institute for interdisciplinary climate research delivering “new insights that help solve the climate challenge and strengthen international cooperation.” It aims to achieve this goal “through research and dissemination of a high international...

Center for Humane Technology

An independent nonprofit “is dedicated to radically reimagining our digital infrastructure.” Its “mission is to drive a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports our well-being, democracy, and shared information environment.”...

Blue Earth Alliance

An advocacy NGO dedicated “to raise awareness about endangered cultures, threatened environments and social concerns through photography.” It supports “the power of photographic storytelling” striving “to make positive change.”...

American Clean Power Association

It is acts as the “voice of companies from across the clean power sector that are powering America’s future and providing cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis while creating jobs, spurring massive investment in the U.S. economy, and driving high-tech...

The Alliance Center

The Alliance Center(2004; Denver, CO; 25 staff; thealliancecenter.org) A mission-driven nonprofit with an event and coworking space. It is “dedicated to bringing people together to create an inclusive, sustainable future.” It works to “create...

All We Can Save Project

A project that through the bestselling anthology All We Can Save, brings “head-heart integration, a focus on just solutions, and a “big tent” to mainstream climate communication, thereby advancing a narrative shift.” In particular, it works to...

African Center for Economic Transformation

It works to advance African solutions for African transformation challenges by directly engaging with citizens and decision-makers. It offers “an authentic African perspective, augmented” by a “vast network of leading thinkers throughout the...

The Solutions Project

An organization that “supports the ideas and energy of the people working at the frontlines of the climate crisis.” It makes “grants to the dozens of organizations closest to the problems of and solutions to pollution and climate change.” It also promotes “the best...

SAFE

A registered civil society organization working at a “science-society interface towards sustainable environment development and poverty alleviation in the Indian ecoregion of South Asia.” Consequently, it works towards a “global reciprocal...

International Solid Waste Association

An international network of waste professionals and experts from all over the world. It “creates best practices, produces industry reports, as well publishes its own scientific journal, Waste Management and Research.” ISWA is a platform that allows its...

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

An independent, international research institute with National Member Organizations in 22 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. It seeks to become “the world leader in systems analysis to find solutions to global problems for the benefit of humankind.”...

Water Environment Federation

A global network of member associations providing “water quality professionals with the latest in water quality education, training, and business opportunities.” Its members, “including scientists, engineers, regulators, academics, plant managers and...

Global Alliance for Incineration Alternatives

It’s a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries, which works with the aim of catalyzing “a global shift towards environmental justice by strengthening grassroots social...

International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA)

A global network of non-governmental organizations striving to “make humanitarian action more principled and effective.” Consequently, it works “collectively and independently to influence policy and practice.” Currently, it represents a...

International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF)

A nonprofit educational foundation which “acts as secretariat to the leadership of the bipartisan U.S. Congressional International Conservation Caucus.” ICCF “advances leadership in international conservation through public and private partnerships,...

Association for Fire Ecology

An organization “of professionals dedicated to improving the knowledge and use of fire in land management through science and education.” Aims to “play a key role in wildland fire and fire ecology research, education, management, and policy, to...

Race for Water

Race for Water (2010; Lausanne; 12 staff; raceforwater.org) An “organisation dedicated to the preservation of water and the oceans” through investigation in the field and with scientific experts to alert decision makers and raise awareness capable to...

International Studies Association

The International Studies Association is an interdisciplinary association dedicated to understanding international, transnational and global affairs. It gathers academics, practitioners, policy experts, private sector workers and independent researchers, among others....

Association Africa 21

It works for the promotion and implementation of sustainable development, and in particular of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Its “structure targets all African actors or those having an action or an interest in Africa.”...

Brighter Green

A non-profit policy action tank aiming “to raise awareness and encourage dialogue on issues that span the environment, animals and sustainable development.” It works in the U.S. and internationally with a focus on the countries of the global South and a...

Foundation for Environment Education (FEE)

An environmental education organisation present in 77 countries that through its five programmes aims to “empower people to take meaningful and purposeful action to help create a more sustainable world.” Their educational programmes, Eco-Schools, LEAF and...

TAP Network

An international coalition and network “of civil society organizations (CSOs) working together to advance SDG16+ to promote peace, justice, and inclusive societies, and to help enhance accountability for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the...

Foundation for Deep Ecology

Is a foundation dedicated “to supporting education and advocacy on behalf of wild Nature.” It accomplishes its mission through “publications, grantmaking, and support of campaigns on particular issues affecting the future of nature and people.”...

Biovision Foundation

A charitable organization that works to combat hunger and poverty. It is committed to “the dissemination and application of ecological methods that sustainably improve living conditions in Africa whilst also conserving the environment.” Their current...

Bioregional Development Group (Bioregional)

An organization working “with partners to create better places for people to live, work and do business.” It provides “advisory services to companies, public sector bodies and property development projects to help them achieve their sustainability...

START

An organization dedicated “to strengthen capacities for global environmental change science in Africa and Asia that addresses critical sustainability challenges.” Their programs and partnerships provide opportunities for training, research, education and...

Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE)

A fiscal sponsor dedicated to “empower, encourage, and catalyze projects so that we can collaborate and facilitate progressive change in areas of social and environmental justice”. Their projects provide “constructive innovations at grassroots levels...

Regions4 Sustainable Development

A regional grouping organization “established in 2002 at the World Summit in Johannesburg as the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development – nrg4SD. In 2019, it became Regions4, and now represents 41 regional governments from 21 countries in 4...

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW)

An independent watchdog institution working towards “monitor corporate state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa and assesses to what extent these activities uplift the economic conditions of the region’s...

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition

The network of 30+ NGOs that aims to “protect the Antarctic and Southern Ocean’s unique and vulnerable ecosystems by providing the unified voice of the NGO community.” It plays a special role as the representative of the global conservation community on...

Ag Innovations

They envision a future where California’s people and places are healthy and resilient in the face of a rapidly changing climate. To achieve this, it works to facilitate “dynamic leadership collaborations that create innovation for a food system that realizes...

Plastic Change

An international organisation that “works with research, education, political and public campaigns to raise awareness about the growing plastic pollution in the oceans and the water environment.” Publications: Documentation Solutions Selected reports...

Health and Environment Alliance

Is a nonprofit organization “addressing how the environment affects human health in the European Union (EU) and beyond.” It works to “shape laws and policies that promote planetary and human health, protect those most affected by pollution, and raise awareness on the...

New World Hope Organisation (NWHO)

A non-profit organization “engaged in humanitarian, environmental and participatory development and sustainability” by “promoting sustainable economic and social development, strengthening the well-being of people specially women, children, senior...

The Lancet COVID-19 Commission

The Commission seeks “to help speed up global, equitable, and lasting solutions to the pandemic.”  A key aim is to enhance “awareness and adoption worldwide of successful strategies to suppress transmission.” It also seeks to “meet the dire and pressing needs of...

Munich Environmental Institute

Is a citizen-based organization “with the objective of investigating and reducing environmental pollution as a whole.” Since its founding, “independent measurements of the cesium content in food are regularly conducted and the results are...

Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk

Is a center affiliated with Penn State University’s Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science. It aims at making the most out of every input and forecast related to weather or climate to prevent and manage environmental risks. In order to do so, it relies on...

Center on Global Energy Policy

Is a research center located within the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. It conducts “policy-relevant research, convenes energy leaders, and trains the next generation of energy thought leaders and policy executives” in order to...

International Seed Federation

An international network of the global seed industry whose “mission is to create the best environment for the global movement of seed and promote plant breeding and innovation in seed. This dual mission reflects ISF’s 94-year history of seed trade and...

International Hydropower Association

International Hydropower Association (1995; London; 43 staff; hydropower.org) A non-profit membership association which mission “is to advance sustainable hydropower by building and sharing knowledge on its role in renewable energy systems, responsible...

World Justice Project

An independent, multidisciplinary organization working to create knowledge, build awareness and stimulate action to advance the rule of law worldwide. It works to: Support research on the meaning and measurement of the rule of law, and its role in economic,...

International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA)

A global fertilizer association with “more than 400 members in some 70 countries and a mission to promote efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients.” Among its members “include fertilizer producers, traders and...

International Dairy Federation

An international “source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain. IDF represents over 75% of current total milk production worldwide.” Its mission is “to represent the dairy sector worldwide by providing the best...

Climeworks

They aim to be “climate positive and do our part in reversing climate change”. They market their captured CO2 as an industrial product, and also invite individuals to purchase a kind of carbon credit: injecting CO2 into basaltic rock formations in Iceland...

Carbon Engineering

This company has a proof-of-concept plant in Squamish, British Columbia, that can directly capture 1 ton of carbon from ambient air. Their goal is to have this first plant ignite an industry by demonstrating that megaton-scale Direct Air Capture technology is...

Worldometer

A portal containing live “world statistics on population, government and economics, society and media, environment, food, water, energy and health.” It aims to make “world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide...

Children & Nature Network

The nonprofit organization leads “a global movement to increase equitable access to nature so that children and natural places can thrive.” It strives for a world “in which all children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives” by “investing in...

International Council on Mining and Metals – ICMM

International Council on Mining and Metals (2001; London; 45 staff; icmm.com) An international organization “dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry.” Gathers “28 mining and metals companies and over 35 regional and...

Cambodian Development Research Institute

A research center working “to produce independent, objective, high-quality policy-relevant development research, to maximise its accessibility to policymakers, influencers and stakeholders and to have it affect policy.” They aim to influence policy that...

Commission for Environmental Cooperation

An element of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which included a commitment that liberalization of trade and economic growth in North America would be accompanied by effective cooperation in and continuous improvement of environmental protection in all...

The Marion Institute

Is an organization engaged with “individuals and communities in a bioregulatory approach to whole-body health.” It educates and empowers community health “by supporting, connecting, and applying the science of self-healing.” Work areas:...

CIDRAP

Is a research center “addressing public health preparedness and emerging infectious disease response.” Thus, it “works to prevent illness and death from targeted infectious disease threats through research and the translation of scientific...

Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air

A research organisation “revealing the trends, causes, health impacts and solutions to air pollution”. It uses “scientific data, research and evidence to support the efforts of governments, companies and campaigning organizations worldwide in their...

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

Is a partnership between public, private, philanthropic, and civil organisations that aims to prevent and contain infectious disease epidemics. It collects donations to finance research projects focused on developing vaccines against emerging infectious diseases with...

EcoHealth Alliance

It is an international environmental “health nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and public health from the emergence of disease.” Thus, its specialized scientists conduct “field research and develop tools to protect the health of the planet,...

World Vision International

A worldwide faith-based organization, with 80 international offices. It works with “communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children … even in the toughest places.” Areas of Work: Child protection...

Caritas Internationalis

A catholic confederation with over 160 members who are working at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. It calls itself “the helping hand of the Church” that tries to “build a world based on justice and fraternal love.” They are...

International Bridges to Justice

A non-governmental organization which works towards increasing access to justice. It “is dedicated to protecting the basic legal rights of individuals in developing countries”. In particular, it “works to guarantee all individuals the right to...

Institute of Strategic & International Studies

The autonomous and non-profit organisation in Malaysia, which is engaged in objective and independent policy research. It “has a diverse research focus, which includes foreign policy, security studies, economics, social policy, nation-building, technology,...

World Health Organization (WHO)

Major UN agency concerned with disease and public health promotion; WHO operates 150 country offices in six different regions, researching and working on communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases, environmental health, lifestyles, trauma care, emergency health...

Sphere

Is a non-profit organization acting as the “successor of the Sphere Project, a time-bound initiative of multiple humanitarian agencies.” It created a Humanitarian Charter as well as a widely known and internationally recognized set of humanitarian standards detailing...

International Society of Doctors for the Environment

Is an “independent, non-profit, non-governmental, environmental organization of medical doctors working to defend the environment both locally and globally.” It strives to “prevent numerous illnesses, ensure the necessary conditions for health, and...

Fondacion Botnar

It is philanthropic foundation “with the core purpose of improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people in growing urban environments around the world” with a specific focus on those living in secondary cities. It goes beyond “conventional grantmaking...

Center for Health Security

The Center works to protect people’s health from the consequences of epidemics and disasters and to make communities more resilient to major challenges. The Center advance policies and practice addressing a range of challenges, including the global rise in...

BRICS Policy Center

A think tank affiliated “to the Institute of International Relations of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).” Its research areas are “the study and analysis of global transformations and their implications for Brazil and...

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

A policy think tank dedicated “to conduct theoretical and empirical research, maximize synergies with those engaged in policymaking, and to make policy proposals based on evidence derived from such research activities.” RIETI was established in Japan as a...

Outbreak Observatory

An initiative of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, its goal is to improve the sharing of operational knowledge around disease preparedness and responses, and support local practitioners’ capacity to document and publish pertinent findings related to health...

The Water Institute at UNC

The Water Institute at UNC (2010; Chapel Hill; 11 staff; waterinstitute.unc.edu) A research institute that aims “to provide global academic leadership for economically, environmentally, socially, and technically sustainable management of water, sanitation, and...

EAT Foundation

A non-profit founded by the Stordalen Foundation, the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Welcome Trust “to catalyze a food system transformation” to feed a growing global population with healthy food. The three organizations intend to use their experience in health,...

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis

A research center dedicated to Botswana’s “national policy formulation landscape and its mandate is defined by the following five elements: Economic research and policy analysis; institutional capacity building; professional training; networking and public...

Climate for Health

Founded by EcoAmerica, it is a national network  of 44 health leaders across America. It aims to create climate solutions by addressing a clean energy future, an improvement in people’s health, building shared, sustainable prosperity, and preparing for harmful...

Center for Environmental Economics Research & Consultancy

It aims to address the specific research needs within the fields of environment and development economics, and to improve research capacity in GHANA and sub-Sahara AFRICA. CEERAC promotes research capacity through training by providing advanced quantitative research...

Population Services International

Is a nonprofit international health organization working with both public and private sectors to “bring quality healthcare closer to those who need it most.” It markets “affordable products and services” to help “people in the developing world lead healthier lives and...

Population Health Research Institute

Is an international health research institute with a “multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists and research support teams.” It examines ”biological and genetic determinants of health, as well as social, environmental and policy factors” with a focus on “the...

Institute for Advanced Studies

A independent post-university research center that “develops research questions in dialogue with policy-makers as well as among the academic world and delivers answers that are relevant to both sides. Its researchers focus on topics of high relevance that are...

United States Climate Alliance

The U.S. Climate Alliance states are committed to taking “real, impactful, on-the-ground action that urgently addresses the climate challenge.” In becoming an Alliance member, “states commit to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goal of keeping...

Economic Policy Research Centre

An autonomous not-for-profit organization dedicated to “fill fundamental voids in economics research, policy analysis, and capacity building for effective in-country contributions to Uganda’s policy processes.” To achieve this provides...

Center for a Livable Future

Operates out of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, from the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. It works with students, educators, researchers, policymakers, advocacy organizations and communities to build a healthier, more equitable...

C-Change

Formerly the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard’s Center for the Environment (1996-2018). The re-oriented organization translates “innovative research from faculty and students across the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to inform...

Center for Liberal-Democratic Studies

A think tank elaborating and publishing “public policy proposals and organizes seminars and lectures on topical policy issues as part of its mission to influence the public policy issues in Serbia.” Publications: Studies Draft laws Books Working papers...

FXB International

It is an non-governmental organization that “has been fighting against extreme poverty for over 30 years.” It strives to “bring about lasting change in the countries where it operates in order to eradicate extreme poverty and promote social...

Center for Biological Diversity

Is a nonprofit environmental activist and legal advocacy organization known for working through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species hovering on the brink of extinction. Its strategy consists of filing “relentless lawsuits” seeking...

Health Care Without Harm

Is an “international nongovernmental organization that works to transform health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability, and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.”...

IMANI Center for Policy and Education

A think tank working to influence the policy environment by “putting out objective, independent analysis and critique on many issues, using tried and tested techniques that apply across different disciplines.” They are trying to shape the “national,...