2010, Arlington VA; see Future Earth
(2010, Arlington VA; www.stalliance.org).
Vision: “A sustainable world where decision-making is informed by the best available scientific evidence and knowledge.” Mission: promote a strategic framework targeted at driving and facilitating the co-design, co-production and co-delivery of knowledge with relevant stakeholders in order to address and create solution pathways for global sustainability problems. “The Alliance” is an informal body composed of the Belmont Forum (the Council of Principals for the International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research), the International Council for Science, the International Social Science Council, UNEP, UNESCO, United Nations University, and the World Meteorological Organization. Flagship activity: Future Earth (www.futureearth.info; see separate entry).