The Climate Center

A climate and energy policy nonprofit working to reduce climate pollution on a large scale. Envisions “a future in which everyone in California has access to clean air and water, renewable and reliable energy, nutritious food, thriving nature, and other...

Clean Energy Transition Institute

A nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating an equitable clean energy transition in the Northwest. It advances technical, economic, and equitable decarbonization solutions focused on the unique characteristics of four states: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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:...

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 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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.”...

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...

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.”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions

Makes use of the abundance of expertise and experience at the University of Arizona in order to link decision-making, the information needs of managers, and science in its continuous efforts to support sound management choices in the context of global change. CCASS...

World Meteorological Organization

WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to fostering international cooperation and coordination on the state and behavior of the Earth’s atmosphere, its interaction with the land and oceans, the weather and climate it produces, and the resulting...

Center for Climate Change Communication

Works in tight cooperation with Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. It focuses on climate change communication and education. Their mission is to “develop and apply social science insights to help society make informed decisions that will stabilize the...

Lowell Center for Sustainable Production

Is a research center developing “practical solutions to environmental and health problems.” It “helps to advance fundamental changes that lead to a safer and more secure world.” Work areas: Health Cancer Free Economy Chemicals Materials Products Energy and...

Clean Air Task Force

It is an environmental organization working to come up with practical solutions to climate problems. It aims to “meet the world’s rising energy demand in a way that is financially, socially and environmentally sustainable.” CATF strives to “push the change in...

German Institute for Economic Research

A economic research institute involved in the analysis of the economic and social aspects of topical issues, with it’s “core mandates being applied economic research and economic policy as well as provision of research infrastructure.” The institute...

Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development

A non-profit committed to strengthening environmental law and addressing short-lived climate pollutants. Seeks “to promote just and sustainable societies and to protect the environment by advancing the understanding, development, and implementation of effective,...

Climate Action Tracker

An “independent scientific analysis provider” formed as a result of the “collaboration between two organizations, Climate Analytics and NewClimate Institute.” It tracks government climate action and measures it against the globally agreed Paris Agreement aim of...

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

The CCCCC claims to be the only regional institution established specifically to address the impacts of Climate Change. It is affiliated with the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and operates as one of its agencies. Its main purpose is to support the...

Center for Global Change Science

Builds on existing programs of research and education in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT, in order to better understand the natural mechanisms underlying the ocean, atmosphere and land systems that together control the Earth’s climate. CGCS combines...

BC3-Basque Center for Climate Change

A research center that focuses on the causes and consequences of climate change.  Their goal is to “produce multidisciplinary knowledge to support decision making towards sustainable development at the international level.” They manage over 90 projects,...

Breakthrough Institute

It is a “global research center that identifies and promotes technological solutions to environmental and human development challenges.” The institute aims to “accelerate the transition to a future where all the world’s inhabitants can enjoy...

Clean Air Council

It “supports clean air efforts in the Mid-Atlantic Region through related sustainability and public health initiatives, using public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws”. The council was instrumental in...

Stockholm Environment Institute

Is a non-profit independent research and policy institution working on sustainable development and environmental issues by connecting “science and decision-making to develop solutions for a sustainable future for all.” It collaborates with stakeholders to “build...

Solve’s Global Challenges

An initiative of MIT “that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems.” Each year, it issues “four Global Challenges to find the most promising Solver teams who will drive transformational...

Cap-Net

The UNEP program for Capacity Development in Sustainable Water Management includes 23 affiliated networks & 1000 member organizations. They are mostly engaged in capacity development of professionals in public and private organizations, as well as sharing...

Belmont Forum

A group of high-level representatives from agencies and organizations funding global environmental change research, “Delivering knowledge to support human action and adaptation to global environmental change.” In October 2009, the Belmont Forum became the Council of...

Research and Degrowth

An “academic association dedicated to research, awareness-raising, and events organization around the topic of degrowth.” R&D “supports and aims to maintain a diversity of degrowth strategies for achieving social equity and ecological sustainability.” It “strives...

Climate Council

Is an independent Australian non-profit organization that was founded thanks to crowdfunding in response to the abolition of the Climate Commission by the Australian federal government. CC “promotes climate solutions such as the transition to renewables” By providing...

UN Principles for Responsible Investment

An investor initiative “in partnership with UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact.” Supported by the United Nations, the PRI has become a “leading network for investors demonstrating their commitment to responsible ownership and long-term, sustainable returns.” It strives...

Interfaith Power & Light

Interfaith Power & Light(2000; Oakland, CA; 11 staff; interfaithpowerandlight.org) A national nonprofit organization that works “with 40 state affiliates and 22,000 congregations in all 50 states to model energy stewardship in their communities.” IPL...

GreenFaith

An organization that “strives to build a worldwide, multi-faith climate and the environmental movement.” Its members strive to “create communities to transform themselves, their spiritual institutions, and society to protect the planet and create a compassionate,...

Global Citizen

An “advocacy organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030.” It “encourages people to learn and take action on its platform; those actions apply pressure on world leaders to make commitments around the issues associated with extreme poverty: gender...

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

An organization that leads the “national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the United States’ physical and cyber infrastructure.” It works with “partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborates to build more secure and...

Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS)

AIIS aims to conduct high-quality academic research on contemporary security issues and their political impact, with a focus on areas of central relevance to Albanian foreign and domestic policy. It works “in the fields of security studies, democracy,...

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)

A think-tank striving to “develop an alternative framework for peace and security in South Asia and its extended neighborhood.” It aims to bring policy-relevant research into scholarly and public debate through “an emphasis on events, capacity...

Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

A research institute dedicated “to producing high-quality, topical information on international relations and the EU.” Consequently, it “conducts research, organizes domestic and international seminars, and publishes reports on its research as well...

Gulf Research Center (GRC)

A nonprofit think tank that conducts “research on a range of issues relating to the Gulf region.” It aims “to conduct scholarly, high-quality research on all aspects of the wider strategic Gulf region, including the GCC countries as well as Iran,...

Prague Security Studies Institute

A non-profit and non-governmental organization working “to identify and analyze foreign policy and security-related issues worldwide.” It proposes practical and prudent policies in order to properly “address these and other security...

International Whaling Commission

The IWC was set up under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling in order to “provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry.” Select Publications: Biennial Reports of...

Investor Environmental Health Network

Is a program of Clean Production Action and a “membership-based, investor collaborative that promotes the use of safer chemicals to enhance shareholder value, public health, and the environment.” IEHN’s members use “direct corporate engagement...

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)

An independent research institution for international studies carrying out “research and analysis on a wide range of issues within the areas of globalization, security, and development.” It publishes “in high-ranking academic journals, always...

German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

A think tank committed to “fostering impactful foreign and security policy on a German and European level.” It promotes “democracy, peace, and the rule of law.” Furthermore, DGAP provides action-oriented “strategic advice based on foreign...

Arab Forum for Environment and Development

To advance prudent environmental policies and action in the Arab countries based on science and awareness. The nature of the environmental problem requires strengthening civil society groups, harmonizing national efforts, and seeking regional and global cooperation....

Central and Eastern European Web for Biodiversity

A network of “environmental NGOs working to conserve biodiversity through the promotion of sustainable development.” It has worked “in over 20 countries identifying and changing the drivers behind biodiversity loss, forming standard policies and...

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

A non-profit research center that aims to use “the law to protect the environment, promote human health, and ensure a just and sustainable society.” Consequently, it conducts “legal research and advocacy as well as education and training, with a...

Earth Overshoot Day

This day is hosted and calculated by the Global Footprint Network, “an international research organization that provides decision-makers with a menu of tools to help the human economy operate within Earth’s ecological limits.” The concept of Earth...

International Security Program (CSIS)

The Center for Strategic & International Studies’s (CSIS) International Security Program aims to “shape American national security with bipartisan, independent, and analytically rigorous analysis that helps the U.S. government and other key...

Arctic Portal

It’s a “comprehensive gateway to the Arctic”; providing access to “news, data, information, and organizations across the Arctic.” It also facilitates “information sharing and cooperation between public and private parties and...

UArctic

A network of “universities, colleges, research institutes, and other organizations concerned with education and research in and about the North.” The University of the Arctic “builds and strengthens collective resources and infrastructures that...

European Union Agency for Cybersecurity

The agency is “dedicated to achieving a high common level of cybersecurity across Europe.” It contributes to “EU cyber policy, enhances the trustworthiness of ICT products, services and processes with cybersecurity certification schemes, cooperates...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(1970; Washington, DC; 14k staff; epa.gov) An independent executive agency of the U.S. government working on environmental protection issues. It strives to ensure that “all Americans have clean air, land and water.”...

Sustainability Academy

It is a global initiative that aims to “offer affordable specialized online education and coaching in the field of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility.” The Academy is sponsored by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE). Publications:...

Network for Business Sustainability

It focuses on “making business more sustainable” by “sharing evidence-based guidance for business leaders thinking ahead.” They have a global membership, which drives their impact. They also “facilitate a community of 170+ sustainability...

Biofuelwatch

It provides information, advocacy, and campaigning in relation to the impact of large-scale industrial bioenergy. In the UK it focuses on biofuel and biomass electricity. They aim to advance the education and raise awareness of the public of large-scale bioenergy as...

Carbon Literacy Project

The collaborative project involves people and organisations from all sectors. They work together and contribute time, materials and funding to advance understanding and action on climate change. It offers Carbon Literacy learning, covering – climate change, carbon...

Ørsted

Ørsted is a Danish multinational power company. Previously known as DONG Energy, the company adopted its current name on 6 November 2017. As the largest energy company in Denmark, it focuses on offshore wind farms, bioenergy, and waste-to-energy solutions. It has wind...

The Green Web Foundation

They work to give us a “healthy and sustainable internet.” They focus on “representing the needs of smaller and medium size organizations online, and actively building a professional community around the idea of an internet that is green, open and...

Biopolitics International Organisation

It aims to “raise awareness of environmental problems, and to accelerate the implementation of new and more effective approaches to safeguarding the earth for the generations to come.” It focuses on the “development of international policy –...

Energy Justice Network

A non-profit organization empowering grassroots movements “through various tools, including community organizing support and advice, student organizing, and network-building.” It also conducts “research on corporations, policies and technologies,...

Deep Isolation

A nuclear waste disposal company that prioritizes “environmental protection and community partnerships.” It proposes directional drilling technology to manage nuclear waste by “isolating nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in horizontal...

One Planet Network

A “global multi-stakeholder partnership comprising national and local governments, civil society, businesses, scientific and technical international organizations.” It sets the agenda and raises consciousness on sustainable consumption and production and...

UN-Water

A UN organization that coordinates “the efforts of the 30 United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues.” This shows the fact that “water issues run through all the UN’s main focus areas.” Areas...

KIT Royal Tropical Institute

An independent research center of “expertise and education for sustainable development.” It assists “governments, NGOs and private corporations around the world to build inclusive and sustainable societies while measuring their impact.”  ...

Alliance of Small Island States

Alliance of Small Island States (1990; New York; 32 staff; aosis.org) A coalition of 44 small-island and low-lying coastal countries. These 37 UN members and 7 observer state share similar development challenges and concerns about the environment, especially their...

Earth Journalism Network

A nonprofit organization project of Internews. They are a “global network working with reporters and media outlets in virtually every region of the world.” Thus, it “trains journalists to cover a wide variety of issues, develops innovative online...

Climate and Clean Air Coalition

An alliance of over 73 state and 78 non-state-partners (including 19 international organizations, 59 non-governmental organizations and 181 civil society actors), which is “committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate through reducing...

Alliance to Save Energy

A bipartisan non-profit alliance composed of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders advocating for enhanced energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.” They...

Global Climate & Health Alliance

It’s made up of “health NGOs, health professional organizations, and health and environment alliances from around the world”. They work together to “tackle climate change and to protect and promote public health” and achieve their...

C40 Cities

A global leadership organization constituted as a network of megacities committed to acting against climate change. It aims to “increase resilience, cleaning the air we breathe and tackling inequality by ensuring that global heating does not exceed 1.5 °C, while...

Climate Neutral Now

Started as an initiative launched by UN Climate Change in 2015, as a result of the  the Paris Agreement that was adopted the same year. It aims to encourage stakeholders in society to take a set of actions: measure, reduce and offset to achieve a climate-neutral world...

Climate Action Network South Asia/CANSA

A coalition of over 205 civil society organizations working in eight South Asian countries. Represents “the southern perspectives at international climate negotiations and undertakes inter-governmental, regional, and national actions.” It works towards...

Climate Action Network International

A worldwide climate action network of over 1300 Non-Governmental Organizations in more than 120 countries. CAN works to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. Its members strive to attain this...

Resilience Alliance

Is “a multidisciplinary research network that focuses on resilience in social-ecological systems as a basis for sustainability.” It strives to “advance the understanding and practical application of resilience, adaptive capacity, and transformation of societies and...

Ren 21: Renewables Now

As a “global renewable energy community of actors from science, governments, NGOs and industry”, it “provides up-to-date and peer-reviewed facts, figures and analysis of global developments in technology, policies, and markets” aiming to...

US-China Clean Energy Research Center

A partnership between the Chinese National Energy Agency and the United States Department of Energy. It aims to achieve large-scale adoption of low energy buildings across both the U.S. and China by “providing a supportive platform for collaborative research,...

Refugee Studies Centre

A research center providing “multidisciplinary, independent, and critical scholarship on factors determining and resulting from the forced displacement of populations.” It promotes “debates on forced migration both through its own work and by...

Climate Jobs National Resource Center

A coalition formed to advocate for increased action to combat climate change. It “provides strategic and technical support to state-led coalitions to develop action plans specific to their states.” In this manner, it strives to create “good and clean...

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,...

Global Governance Forum

An international political platform seeking “to catalyze substantive, wide-ranging and inclusive conversations on systemic changes to its current global governance architecture. ” Issues areas: Climate Change Gender Equality Extremes of Wealth and Poverty...

Fridays For Future

An international youth collective grassroots movement conducting strikes to promote policy changes and climate action from governments. Consequently, it “puts moral pressure on policymakers, to make them listen to the scientists, and then to take forceful action...

Swedish Defence Research Agency

A defense and security research institute and “government authority under the Ministry of Defense”, so most of its activities are assignment-based. Through research, it strives to “create an understanding of how societal and technical development...

Animal Welfare Institute

It works to alleviate the suffering inflicted on animals by humans. It was started with the aim of ending the cruel treatment of animals in experimental laboratories but the work has now expanded to take on other animal welfare causes. This includes engagement with...

Environmental Technology Publications

Environmental Technology Publications (1974; UK; envirotech-online.com) Part of the International Labmate group of companies, it publishes market-leading journals, manages and runs specialist conferences and exhibitions for the environmental and Petroleum industries....

London School of Economics and Political Science

A social science university that “has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.” Its research and teaching span “the full breadth of the social sciences; from economics, politics, and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting, and...

UN Environment Assembly

Sets priorities for global environmental policies and develops international environmental law; providing “leadership, catalyzes intergovernmental action on the environment, and contributing to the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

Energy Peace Partners

An organization that “leverages economic and climate solutions to support peace in the world’s most fragile regions.” At the intersection of peacebuilding and renewable energy, it works towards paradigm shift through transformative clean energy transitions in conflict...

International Alert

An international peacebuilding organization working “with local people around the world to help them better understand conflict and build peace.”  It focuses “on key issues which affect peace and security, such as governance, the economy, gender relations, climate...

The Conflict and Environment Observatory

A charity working with international organizations, civil society, academia, and communities “to ensure that the environmental consequences of armed conflicts and military activities are properly documented and addressed and that those affected are assisted.” CEOBS...

Adelphi

An independent think tank and international public policy consultancy on climate, environment, and development. It “contributes to a sustainable future, both by providing scientifically sound policy analysis and in dialogue with political and civil society actors and...

Global Optimism

An international movement that “exists to catalyze and inspire action on climate change.” It presents a lively weekly podcast, Outrage + Optimism, featuring special guests representing some of the most exciting voices tackling the climate crisis. Its...

The Northern Research Forum

The Northern Research Forum (University of Akureyri; northern-research-forum) Based at UNAK, the NRF is a part of the University so it is operated from there, in line with the University’s agenda. The forum “strives to increase interdisciplinary knowledge and...

Institute of Economic Growth

An autonomous and multidisciplinary center for advanced research and training. It “is one of India’s leading academic institutions in the fields of economic and social development.” Research themes: Agricultural and Rural Development Employment,...

Green Hope Foundation

A global social innovation youth enterprise impacting the sustainable development process. They combine “grassroots action with advocacy at the highest levels of policy making to create a just, equitable, peaceful and nuclear-weapons-free world.”Their...

World Wildlife Fund

It’s one of the “world’s leading conservation organizations,” best known for its panda logo. Their mission is to “conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth” so that the future is one in which “people live in harmony...

BlueGreen Alliance

A coalition of America’s largest labor unions and its most influential environmental organizations to solve today’s environmental challenges in ways that create and maintain quality jobs and build a stronger, fairer economy. Their staff and supporters work to:...

World Economic Forum

The economic forum is committed “to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” Best-known for its annual meeting of luminaries in Davos, Switzerland....

World Bank

Also known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the World Bank has 188 Member Countries. It is a “unique global partnership”, with “five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build...

UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The “leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for...

Greenpeace International

The best-known environmental activist group in the world, bases its work on the belief that the “fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.” They work towards a “green peaceful future” and believe that...

Client Earth

A non-profit environmental law group pressing “for strong action from governments, shifting financial flows, changing markets, trade, and business practices” to protect people and the planet. Client Earth works in “partnership across borders, systems...

International Energy Agency / IEA

An autonomous body within the OECD framework, seeking “to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy” for all. The International Energy Agency examines the full spectrum of energy issues including oil, gas and coal supply and demand, renewable energy technologies,...

International Union for Conservation of Nature

“The world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization,” and “the largest professional global conservation network,” with 1300+ member organizations (governments and NGOs), and almost 11,000 voluntary scientists and experts, grouped in six Commissions in...

International Resource Panel

International Resource Panel (2007; Paris UNEP, unep.org/resourcepanel) A group of about 40 scientists skilled in sustainable resource management issues, and governments from both developed and developing regions, as well as civil society, industrial, and...

Greater Pacific Capital

A financial firm and investment institution investing in the growth of India and its links to the rest of the world. It includes among its investment themes the following core areas: Digital Inclusion Education Inclusion Financial Inclusion Healthcare Inclusion...

Clean Cooking Alliance

A network of global partners working to create a thriving global market for cleaner, more modern household cooking solutions.The initiative is hosted by the United Nations Foundation to mobilize high-level national and donor commitments to foster clean cook stoves and...

German Advisory Council on Global Change

Formally the Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung: Global Umweltverandereungen, the WBGU is an independent, scientific advisory body set up by the German government in the run-up to the 1992 Rio Earth Summit (UNCED). Its principal tasks are to analyze global...

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

A global standard guided by the belief that a country’s natural resources belong to its citizens, to promote the open and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral resources. Ignited by the work of economists and social theorists such as Jeffrey Sachs, Joseph...

Earth Institute

A research institute that was founded to advance the basic understanding of earth science and apply that knowledge to decisions made by governments and businesses around the world. They aim to find solutions for Sustainable Development, as regards public health,...

Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet

A postgraduate training program with 69 projects related to sustainability and environmental studies. It has partnerships with 6 core partners and 31 further organizations for research internships. It also offers research experiences to undergraduate students....

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

A global network of large mega cities taking action to address climate change by developing and implementing policies and programs that generate measurable reductions in both greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks. The focus on cities is based on their role of...

Rivers Without Boundaries Coalition

Founded as a cooperation agreement between NGOs and experts from Mongolia, China, Russia and the USA to work jointly to protect transboundary rivers and solve transboundary problems related to river ecosystems in northeastern Eurasia. Their member organizations and...

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

SDSN seeks to mobilize scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society, and the private sector in support of sustainable development problem-solving at local, national, and global scales.  The network’s secretariat is hosted by Columbia University. Is...

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

As part of Columbia Law School, they develop legal techniques to fight climate change, resources on climate law and regulation, model laws and best practices. Program Areas: Adaptation Law– Encouraging short- and longer-term adaptation efforts at all levels of...

Stockholm Resilience Centre

A world-leading science center for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity. Their vision is “a world where social-ecological systems are understood, governed and managed, to enhance human well-being and the capacity to deal with complexity and change. It...

Rocky Mountain Institute

An independent nonprofit that encourages efficient and restorative use of resources. Aims to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. They push for the global energy transition from fossil fuels to efficiency and...

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The OECD is arguably the world’s largest think tank produces 250+ reports per year on ‘what works’ and databases with societal and developmental indicators. It promotes policies that improve the economic and social well-being of people to create better lives and a...

Joint Research Centre

The JRC is the European Commission’s in-house science and knowledge service and advisory with six locations in five European Union countries (Brussels, Geel, Ispra, Karlsruhe, Petten, Seville). They work to “create, manage and make sense of knowledge and...

Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies

A multidisciplinary research institute, which aims “to develop transformative knowledge which is needed to pave the way towards sustainable societies through transdisciplinary research.”  In this context, they work towards aligning their “politics,...

YK Center

A “partnership of Subject-Matter Experts, Elders and Professionals who create and incubate innovative initiatives that accelerate the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.” Named after Professor Yehuda Kahane, it focuses on market solutions...

Global Sustainability Resource Center

A center of the University of California, Irvine working to promote youth leadership for community resilience towards climate change and a campus culture of sustainability. They do this through a resource center that is offering students services through outreach...

Solar Energy Industries Association

A solar industry advocacy group that “promotes the protection and expansion of the U.S. solar market.” Its members range from small-businesses to multinational companies. Its publications, aim to inform policy-makers and business leaders on the current state and...

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education audits educational institutions through the STARS program by employing a “transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.”...

Santa Clara University Center for Sustainability

A university center that aims to advance “academic and public understanding of the ways in which social justice and sustainability intersect by integrating principles of social, environmental, and economic sustainability into campus operations, academic and student...

Nautilus Institute for Security & Sustainability

The Nautilus Institute is a public policy think-tank that strives to “build peace, create security, and restore sustainability.” To that end, it “convenes a community of scholars and practitioners who conduct research on strategies to solve...

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (1992; Auckland, New Zealand; ⁓670 staff; niwa.co.nz) A Crown-owned company under government control established to undertake scientific research and related activities in accordance with the Crown Research...

Indigenous Climate Action

A rights and awareness group that advocates an indigenous perspective on climate change. ICA believes that “the leadership of Indigenous peoples, as stewards, caretakers and protectors of the earth, is crucial to achieving a climate stable future for all.”...

Harvard Extension School

A Harvard University department that strives to assist “students seeking part-time, online courses and nonresidential programs to advance their career or pursue their academic passion.“ Programs: Graduate sustainability degree Development Practice degree Certificates...

Global Warming is Real

A small scale information portal designed for “the concerned citizen, as the go-to resource for news, commentary and education on all aspects of global warming.” It is run by a few passionate volunteers that publish their own or others’ writing. Their mission:...

Fraunhofer USA

The American branch of a big applied science society owned by the German state called Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Out of the over 80 centers, 9 are located in the United States. Publications: Programs  

Energy Storage Association

An advocacy group for the energy (storage) industry consisting of 164 major and minor energy corporations active on the US market. It strives to create “a better world through a more resilient, sustainable, and affordable energy grid.” Consequently, it...

Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

An accelerator trying to build  “the world’s first climate-smart zone” by acting as an “entrepreneurial engine that catalyzes and accelerates priority initiatives […], delivering climate action, resilience, social development, and broad economic growth for...

Yale Environment 360

An online magazine belonging to the Yale University School of Forestry and Environment offering opinions, analysis, reporting, and debate on global environmental issues. Its contributors are scientists, journalists, environmentalists, academics, policymakers, and...

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

The biggest applied science society in Europe, which runs around 80 state-funded research institutes, mostly in Germany. The institutes conduct research in a vast number of areas, predominantly physics, engineering and other STEM subjects. They state that their...

Energy Web Foundation

A non-profit organization focused “on accelerating blockchain technology across the energy sector.” It strives to “unleash blockchain’s potential for a decentralized, democratized, decarbonized, and resilient energy system.” The foundation represents a...

School of Global Environmental Sustainability

It was founded with the vision to create a “world that is environmentally healthy, socially equitable, and economically vibrant.” It strives “to confront global changes in the environment by providing the cross-college infrastructure to better integrate and more fully...

General Fusion, Inc.

A company that strives to “transform how the world is energized by developing the first commercially-viable fusion power plant” with technology based on magnetized target fusion. It has 10 investors (about $127m) and works with 5 collaborators to realize...

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research

A research institute founded by 19 governments from the Americas seeking to understand the integrated impact of global change. It aims to “guide efforts of mitigation and adaptation to global change and aid policy decisions by providing interdisciplinary...

Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

A coalition of 21 metropolises, mostly located in the western hemisphere, that have pledged to work “aggressively toward a zero-carbon future.” Consequently, they strive to “advance their own transformational efforts, collaborate with each other and...

Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

A global network that brings together “governments, the private sector, and civil society organizations dedicated to using the data revolution to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.” It aims to galvanize innovation and action in “the booming data...

Greentown Labs

As the largest cleantech incubator in the U.S., it has raised over $320m in funding. It works with 56 partner organizations, including small businesses, scientific centers, and multinational corporations. Its fields of operation cover all relevant sectors of green...

Global Adaptation Network

A worldwide platform run by the United Nations Environment Programme. It aims to “share the knowledge necessary for climate adaptation and resilience, especially for vulnerable communities and ecosystems.” It acts as an umbrella organization for regional...

Forum for the Future

An international non-profit focused on sustainability and system change. It fulfills its work by teaching organizations “transformational strategies,” encouraging “system change collaborations,” and educating change agents through collaborations and their “School of...

Exponential Roadmap Initiative

The science based cross-sector collaboration was started by 20 scientists from Stockholm Resilience Centre, Future Earth, the World Wildlife Fund, and other organizations. It highlights 36 solutions with exponential scaling potential to halve global greenhouse gas...

Climate Nexus

A strategic communications institute that aims to highlight climate change factors and impacts and inform about positive and negative policies as well as international mitigation efforts. This project is funded by the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. Issue areas:...

Climate Analytics

A non-profit climate science and policy institute that tries to “synthesize and advance scientific knowledge in the area of climate change and link it with policy analysis.” It focuses on the most vulnerable regions, largely the least developed countries and small...

California Solar & Storage Association

An association that promotes “the widespread development of smart, local, and clean energy technologies” involving solar and energy storage. It applies policy development, education and networking to impact local communities and politics and offer information and...

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

 A voluntary initiative that aims to catalyze “action towards the successful implementation of carbon pricing around the world.” It was founded at COP21 by World Bank & IMF to shift social costs of climate change to pollution sources, and encourage...

The Climate Data Factory 

In order to increase access to actionable climate data and thus encourage climate action, they publish climate data and models for researchers and practitioners, with projections to 2100 for >4,300 cities and >70 countries.  They also help organisations...

Elders Climate Action

A “movement of elders” working to “push for new energy policies that will reduce greenhouse gases in our atmosphere to a level consistent with life thriving on our planet.” Consequently, it works to “inform, inspire, and engage others to...

Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth

A “coalition of willing leaders who are committed to tackling inequalities and promoting more inclusive economic growth in cities.” It was launched as a “response to the growing gap between the rich and the poor.” It works to help governments...

Clean Energy Ministerial

A global forum striving to promote policies and programs that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices, and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy. CEM participating economies account for 90% of global clean...

Eco-Union

An environmental NGO that aims “to empower change-makers towards sustainability in the Euro-Mediterranean region” in order to transition towards “sustainable development models through the linkage of economics and ecology.”  Its mission is to...

DivestInvest

A “diverse, global network of individuals and organizations working together to “accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy.” It uses its “collective influence as investors to divest from fossil fuels, and invest in climate solutions.” It considers the...

New Economics Foundation

A think tank working “to build a new economy where people really take control.” It seeks to ignite “change from below and we carry out rigorous research to fight for change at the top.” Publications: Resources Blog Audio/video Campaigns Press...

Sustainable Accounting Standards Board

An organization that envisions an investment universe where a shared understanding of companies’ sustainability performance enables companies and investors to make informed decisions that drive improved sustainability outcomes and thereby lead to improved long-term...

CDIA – Cities Development Initiative for Asia

The managed trust fund “works closely with secondary cities in Asia and the Pacific to address gaps in infrastructure development and financing.” It supports “infrastructure projects that emphasize poverty reduction, environmental improvement,...

Three Cubed

An organization that “conducts research and educational programming  to promote the integration of environmental, social, and economic sustainability.” It “particularly focuses on fostering sustainable futures that: provide equitable benefits to low-income and...

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change

A research center that brings scientists, economists, engineers, and social scientists together from multiple universities to do research and communication on climate change and to incorporate this into ideas for sustainable development. TCCCR partners with University...

UN-Energy

An “interagency mechanism within the system of the United Nations,” a small entity which hasn’t gained the status of being a program. It aims to “create a coherent approach towards a sustainable energy system, especially in developing...

Women and Gender Constituency

The “platform for observer organizations works to ensure women’s rights and gender justice within the climate change convention framework”.  It provides a “number of ways for civil society and non-governmental organizations which work for women’s...

Paulson Institute

An institute “dedicated to promoting positive relations between the U.S. and China to advance global environmental protection and sustainable economic growth in both countries.” Programs in China focus on improving climate and air quality, advancing nature...

UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance

A global framework for the insurance industry to address environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities. It strives is the vision of a “risk-aware world, where the insurance industry is trusted and plays its full role in enabling a healthy, safe,...

Green Budget Germany

A “think tank and environmental organisation” committed to further developing the social market economy into an ecological-social market economy. It sees itself as “a space for political and economic discussions from which positive impulses for the...

International Security Program (Belfer Center)

The Belfer Centre’s Program  works to address “the most pressing threats to U.S. national interest and international security.” It supports “young scholars with its fellowship program and sponsors and edits the quarterly journal International...

Group on Earth Observation Biodiversity

An “intergovernmental partnership of 105 countries promoting shared and open data and information on Earth observations.” The global network connects “government institutions, academic and research institutions, data providers, businesses, engineers,...

Green Budget Europe

Is an organization that “focuses on reducing environmentally harmful subsidies and labour taxes, while increasing taxes on pollution and on non-renewable resources – and doing so in a socially equitable way.” GBE “brings together representatives of business,...

Evangelical Environmental Network

A religious network “that educates, inspires and mobilizes Christians in their effort to care for God’s creation, to be faithful stewards of God’s provision, to get involved in regions of the United States and the world impacted by pollution, and to...

New Alternatives Fund

A mutual fund “focused on renewable energy and the environment.” It invests in “selected companies that produce materials and provide services that benefit the environment and contribute to a sustainable economy.”  

Responsible Business

As part of Global Initiatives, it advances sustainability “through collaboration and meaningful dialogue.” It also promotes partnership solutions through consulting, content production, international events and media projects. Channels: Agriculture, Food...

Solar Century

Is a “leading global solar power company that develops, constructs, owns and operates utility-scale solar and smart technology.” It strives to “make a meaningful difference in the global fight against climate chaos by making solar power the dominant...

Ocean Health Index

It is a “tool for the ongoing assessment of ocean health”, which helps to “inform decisions about how to use or protect marine ecosystems” by “providing a means to advance comprehensive ocean policy and compare future progress.” The...

Greenhouse 100 Index

The list was “created by ranking the 100 largest parent companies for carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (excluding biogenic carbon dioxide) from the 2018 GHGRP database of large fixed facilities after parent companies were assigned.” It lists both...

P4G Partnerships

The”network of leaders from government, business and civil society” is working to “accelerate green growth in many of the 150 developing countries across the world. ” It was initially funded by the government of Denmark and focuses on...

Global Goals

The Global Goals are officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or the SDGs. World leaders agreed to them, in an attempt to end poverty, fight inequality and address the urgency of climate change. The idea is that the goals should be met by 2030....

Global Carbon Reward

A climate policy initiative designed to “provide a financial reward for climate mitigation services, maximize social and ecological co-benefits, and achieve a safe climate.” Furthermore, is “managed with internationally coordinated monetary policy,...

Green Infrastructure Basel

It works towards “a world in which investments in social, economic and physical infrastructure lead to inclusive, sustainable and resilient communities and ecosystems.” To this end, it “developed a global voluntary and third-party verified system...

TERI University

The “not-for-profit, independent research institute” works to “build capacity around various themes of sustainable development adopting an inter-disciplinary approach and incorporating the most contemporary, research-based evidence into the...

Sustainable Economies Law Center

It works to cultivate “a new legal landscape that supports community resilience and grassroots economic empowerment”, aiming to help communities to “develop their own sustainable sources of food, housing, energy, jobs, and other vital aspects of a...

Sustainable Solutions Corporation

The women-owned business is certified through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). It believes that “organizations could run their businesses better—for the planet, for their bottom line, and for the communities they serve.” To fulfill...

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

It provides organizations with the “tools and expertise they need to actively manage their social and environmental impact”, aiming to help “under-resourced organizations implement sustainable solutions usually reserved for large, multinational...

The Wyss Foundation

Founded by Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss native and businessman now living in Wilson, Wyoming. The Wyss Campaign for Nature is making “a $1 billion investment to help communities, indigenous peoples, and nations conserve 30% of the planet in its natural state by 2030.” So...

The Tenure Facility

 It “provides grants to secure the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities to their lands and forests, thereby strengthening their communities and reducing global climate change and poverty in forest areas in the world.” The facility was...

The Resource Innovation Group

The “non-partisan non-profit organization is affiliated with the Sustainability Institute at Willamette University.”  Though it’s  also “engaged in numerous partnerships and work with academic institutions, non-profits, private firms, and...

Regions of Climate Action

It believes that “cities and regions play a central role in the fight against climate change and its impact” as the actors are “uniquely positioned to implement the transition to a low-carbon green economy, whereby natural resources are conserved,...

Women Engage for a Common Future

A non-governmental organization acting as a network of 150 women’s and civil society organizations with projects for a just and sustainable world in 50 countries. Key issues: Gender equality Women’s rights International solidarity Climate justice Energy solutions Safe...

Product-Life Institute

The “not-for-profit, independent and virtual organization” focuses on “practical strategies and approaches to produce higher real wealth and economic growth with considerably lower resource consumption.” To this end, they aim to “open new...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

PEER assists federal, state and local public employees in legally “fighting for the ethical management of our natural resources, strong environmental laws, and policies, and accountability and transparency in government actions”, supporting them in their...

Private Financing Advisory Network

Is a “global network of expert consultants providing free business coaching and investment facilitation to clean energy entrepreneurs in low- and middle-income countries.” It strives to “build clean energy markets one business at a time, mitigate...

SLOCAT Partnership

Is an “international, multi-stakeholder partnership that enables collaborative knowledge and action for sustainable, low carbon transport and brings the voice of the movement into international climate change and sustainability processes.” Publications:...

Our Children’s Trust

Is a non-profit organization that “elevates the voice of youth and leads the federal, state, local, and international campaign to secure the legal right to a healthy atmosphere and stable climate in accordance with current science.” Its programs enable...

Presidential Climate Action Project

It was created “to develop policy recommendations on climate and energy security, with a focus on what the next President of the United States could accomplish using his or her executive authority – in other words, without action by Congress.” They...

Peace Boat

The global non-government organization aims to raise “awareness and building connections internationally among groups that work for peace, human rights, environmental protection and sustainable development.” The peace boat acts as a “floating...

Oilwatch International

It builds “solidarity and promotes a common identity in the the peoples of the Global South seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction activities that degrades territories, socially and environmentally.” It was inspired by the “need to...

New Stories

The nonprofit corporation aims to “help people and communities think about the future they wanted and how to step towards it” as they believe that changing the stories will change what is possible.  To this end, it spreads awareness of the possibilities,...

Ocean Conservancy

Seeks to bring people together to find science-based solutions to defend the ocean and its wildlife, and the millions who earn their living from the ocean. Since it’s founding, it has shifted to a ecosystem-based approach and it was one of the first...

Nuclear Information and Resource Service

NIRS is a national non-profit organization that works internationally to create a “sustainable energy future without nuclear power”. The service is  affiliated with the World Information Service on Energy (WISE) International and they devoted to a...

Nuclear Matters

The national coalition “works to inform the public and policymakers about the clear benefits of nuclear energy.” It supports “solutions that properly value nuclear energy as a reliable, affordable, safe and carbon-free electricity resource that is...

Natural Resource Governance Institute

An independent non-profit organization dedicated to “help people to realize the benefits of their countries’ oil, gas and mineral wealth through applied research, and innovative approaches to capacity development, technical advice and advocacy.” Topics...

Planet Heritage Foundation

It aims to “protect the environment and give voice to the voiceless”  with a primary areas of focus on “marine conservation and climate change.” To this end, it works to lead and support effective strategic collaboration on climate change and...

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

An international charity that “works for the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development at the international level”. It strives to “limit the effects of climate change and promoting renewable energies, preserve...

Physicians for Social Responsibility

It is the U.S. chapter of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. It “works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival” such as “nuclear weapons proliferation, climate change and toxic degradation of the...

New Energy Economy

Is a non-profit organization working to “create economic opportunity in New Mexico with less carbon pollution and more clean energy.” NEE works “in partnership with diverse allies to encourage job growth, investment, and innovation in a more...

Natural Logic

The “small, highly focused strategic advisory firm” works to help “companies prosper by taking sustainability seriously, and taking it deep—building substantial economic value by delivering substantial social and biological value.”...

Natural Resources Canada

It aims to “improve the quality of life of Canadians by creating a sustainable resource advantage.” To this end, the organization works to enhance responsible use of natural resources and “develops policies and programs that enhance the contribution...

The Nature Conservancy

The “global environmental nonprofit” is the world’s “leading conservation organization.” It impacts “conservation in 72 countries and territories: 38 by direct conservation impact and 34 through partners”, working “to protect...

Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosystem

It “focuses on the creation of a new paradigm by the use of foresight intelligence to systematically examine likely and possible futures so as to determine what behavioral and institutional changes are necessary to ensure a sustainable and equitable future for...

One Young World

A not-for-profit organization gathering in an international summit where “young leaders from around the world develop solutions to the globe’s most pressing issues.” Programs: Promoting Leadership Building Peace Delivering the SDGs Working With Governments...

Movement Generation

Is an organization that “inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture.” It is “rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to...

Green Alliance

The  “influential environmental think tank” works to ensure “UK political leaders deliver ambitious solutions to global environmental issues” and that the “political priorities of the United Kingdom are determined within an ecological...

National Wildlife Federation

The conservation organization works “across the country to unite Americans from all walks of life in giving wildlife a voice.” They’re on the ground in “seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to...

Moms Clean Air Force

It aims to “protect children from air pollution and climate change” as they envision a “safe, stable, and equitable future where all children breathe clean air.” The group has a “community of over 1,000,000 moms and dads united against...

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry

The global sustainability consulting firm uses the “Cradle to Cradle® framework to help companies move beyond reducing their negative impacts towards creating positive growth of economy, equity, and ecology.” Publications: Case Studies...

Lighting Africa

The project “aims to provide electricity by solar energy in Africa.” It has operations in “14 nations, including Guinea, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Benin and Sierra Leone.” It allows nations that are “participating in the project to bypass...

IUCN Global Gender Office

The resource centre was founded upon the ICUN’s belief that gender equality is “an integral part of both conservation and sustainable development”. It contributes to the organisation’s mission providing innovative approaches, technical support,...

Journal of Sustainable Development

The journal is “an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal” that’s published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. It contains “original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and...

Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice

Is a center for “thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those people vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.” It provides a “space for facilitating action on climate justice to empower the poorest...

National Development and Reform Commission

The “macroeconomics management agency operates under the State Council, which has broad administrative and planning control over the economy of Mainland China.” It formulates and implements “strategies for national economic and social development and...

McKinsey & Company

The global management consulting firm works with “organizations across the private, public and social sectors”, offering strategic management advice to transform corporate culture. Topics areas: Agile Organizations Climate Change Corporate Purpose...

Practical Action

The development charity was formerly known as the Intermediate Technology Development Group.  It puts “ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world”. It works in four regions of the developing world, where it helps “poor...

National Center for Sustainable Development

The national not-for-profit corporation works to provide “a business development acceleration services platform to facilitate SMEs in the United States in engaging international partners in investment, market access and technology licensing.” The aim is to...

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Its researchers are working to transform “the way the nation and the world use energy” and advance the “science and engineering of energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, and renewable power technologies and provides the knowledge to integrate...

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

The ” alliance of grassroots organizations advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.” They envision a world where there is “safe, nutritious, ample, and...

Massachusetts Climate Action Network

The “non-profit, fights the climate crisis one town at a time.” They work as a “facilitator of municipal-level action is unique among Massachusetts environmental groups” and “empower our local chapters by enhancing communication,...

Japan for Sustainability

The “non-profit group provides information from Japan to add to momentum here and around the world toward a truly happy and sustainable future.” It works to promote “resilience, steady-state economy, well-being, etc.” Publications: Newsletters...

International Organization for Standardization

The independent, non-governmental international organization has 165 national standards bodies.” As the world’s “largest developer of voluntary international standards and it facilitates world trade by providing common standards among nations.”...

Lifeboat Foundation

Is a “nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and...

Leonardo ENERGY

Is a platform that aims to “connect energy technologies, policies, and markets” in order to “accelerate the transition to a sustainable energy economy.” Consequently, it “advocates progressive energy policies” and provides...

League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

It “works to turn environmental values into national, state, and local priorities.” It works in collaboration with its state LCV partners on “advocating for sound environmental laws and policies, holding elected officials accountable for their votes...

Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

Is an “international collaborative initiative of knowledge sharing, dialogue, and action to support integrated landscape management in order to achieve three simultaneous goals: improved food production, ecosystem conservation, and sustainable...

Institute for Ecological Economy Research

The IÖW is a “scientific institute in the field of practice-oriented sustainability research.” It works to devise “strategies and approaches for viable, long-term economic activity – for an economy which enables a good life and preserves natural...

Labor Network for Sustainability

It strives to “engage workers and communities in building a transition to a society that is ecologically sustainable and economically just.” It works to “foster deep relationships that help the labor movement engage in the climate movement and the climate movement...

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Is a global health research center that provides “rigorous and comparable measurement of the world’s most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them.” This information is freely available so that policymakers can make...

Heritage Foundation

Is an American think tank devoted to “promoting conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.” Publications: Impact Podcasts...

Innovation Network for Communities

The national non-profit organization aims to “develop and spread scalable innovations that transform the performance of community systems” by working in urban sustainability, high performing urban K-12 school; and adult workforce development. The...

Harvard Global Health Institute

Is a university research institute “committed to surfacing and addressing some of the most persistent challenges in human health.” It works to “convene diverse perspectives, identify gaps, design new learning opportunities, and advise policymakers to...

The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

HCSS creates situational awareness models for public and private organizations that provide insight into their strategic environment. Issues reports, issue briefs, quick topic reports, and commentaries in the media that take the form of surveys, policy...

Foreign Affairs

Is an American magazine of international relations and foreign policy. It is “published by the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization and think tank specialized in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.”...

The Economist Intelligence Unit

A research and analysis division of the Economist Group that provides forecasting and advisory services through business intelligence, in the form of “monthly country reports, five-year country economic forecasts, country risk service reports, and industry...

ISEAL Alliance

Is a “global membership organization for ambitious, collaborative, and transparent sustainability systems.” It drives “collective efforts to tackle the most pressing sustainability issues and create a world where markets are a force for good by...

Investor Group on Climate Change

Is a “collaboration between Australian and New Zealand investors focusing on the impact that climate change has on the financial value of investments.” The IGCC represents “institutional investors, with total funds under management of over $2...

Invenergy

Is a “leading, global, privately-held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions.” It has over 1000 employees across the Americas, Europe, and Asia.” Furthermore, it has “successfully developed nearly 150 projects, including wind,...

International Solar Energy Society

Is a “non-profit UN-accredited membership NGO that works to achieve 100% renewable energy for all, used efficiently and wisely, by providing the global renewable energy community with a collective, scientifically-credible voice and up-to-date information...

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs

The “global network of Indigenous Peoples’ organizations and international mechanisms” works to “promote the recognition, respect, and implementation of Indigenous Peoples’ rights to land, cultural integrity, and development on their own...

International Society of Sustainability Professionals

Is a “non-profit, member-driven association for professionals who are committed to making sustainability standard practice.” Its members “share resources and best practices and develop themselves professionally.” ISSP offers its members a vast...

International Society for Industrial Ecology

Is an international professional association working to “promote the use of industrial ecology in research, education, policy, community development, and industrial practices.” Consequently, ISIE “facilitates communication among scientists,...

Green Investment Group

A specialist agency “in green infrastructure principal investment, project delivery and the management of portfolio assets, and related services.” Publications: Projects and perspectives    

International Finance Corporation

A global development institution and member of the World Bank Group. It is “focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.” It acts as a “provider and mobilizer of scarce capital, knowledge, and long-term partnerships that can...

International Institute for Sustainable Labs

Is a non-profit organization devoted to “the principles of sustainable laboratories and related high-technology facilities, from design to engineering to operation.” It “encourages the development of high-tech facilities that address the rapid pace...

International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation

Is a “network of nonprofit organizations representing millions of members working to reduce pollution from air travel.” ICSA is “the only environmental civil society group accredited as an observer by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN...

International Climate Initiative

Is affiliated with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). It finances “climate and biodiversity projects in developing and newly industrialising countries, as well as in countries in transition.” The...

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change

Is a “forum for collaboration on climate change for European investors.” IIGCC brings “investors together to use their significant collective influence with policymakers, investors and companies to encourage policies and practices which accelerate the shift to a...

Inside Climate News

Is a “Pulitzer Prize-winning, nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that provides essential reporting and analysis on climate change, energy and the environment, for the public and for decision makers.” It serves as a “watchdog of government, industry and advocacy...

Initiatives of Change International

Is a “world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.” It strives for a “just, peaceful and sustainable world to which...

Influence Map

Its working on “the cutting edge of climate and sustainability issues.” Its “highly original analysis of the climate agenda has been covered by media globally, used and acted on by hundreds of investors and has informed numerous campaigns.” It is “best known for its...

Inderscience Publishers

Is a “global company and dynamic leading independent journal publisher.” It “disseminates the latest research across the broad fields of science, engineering and technology; management, public and business administration; environment, ecological economics and...

Hivos

Is an “international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues.” It sets up “smart projects in the right places in order to oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power, and the unsustainable use of the planet’s resources.” It strives for...

HELIO International

The non-governmental organization and “international network of economists, energy experts and analysts that monitor the impact of energy policies on eco-development.” It “coordinates the development and execution of projects, liaises with energy experts and ensures...

Health of Mother Earth Foundation

Is an “ecological think tank organisation advocating for environmental/climate justice and food sovereignty in Nigeria and Africa at large.” Its advocacy stems from an “ecological-minded thinking, rooted in an ideology of living in harmony with nature and the...

Grist

Is an independent, nonprofit, online magazine composed of a network of innovators working towards a healthier planet and a brighter future. It publishes environmental news and commentary on important issues such as climate, sustainability, and social justice among...

Gwich’in Council International

Is a nonprofit organization that “represents 9,000 Gwich’in in the Northwest Territories (NWT), Yukon, and Alaska as a Permanent Participant in the Arctic Council; the only international organization to give Indigenous peoples a seat at the decision-making table...

Growth Energy

Is a “biofuel trade association that represents producers and supporters of ethanol who are working to bring consumers better choices at the fuel pump, grow America’s economy, and improve the environment for future generations.” It strives to ‘impact public policy,...

Global Change Institute

The independent research center aims to address “grand challenges which deliver impact to society, the economy, the environment, and culture”, working to “foster the development of pathways to research impact.” Their “challenge-based...

Greentech Media

It “delivers market analysis, business-to-business news, and hosts conferences that inform and connect players in the global clean energy market.” Its coverage areas extend across “the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utility...

Green Sports Alliance

Is an environmentally-focused trade organization that “leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where people live and play.” The Alliance “inspires professional sports leagues, sports governing bodies, colleges,...

Sound Resource Management Group

A consulting firm dedicated to shrinking pollution footprints, reducing waste and conserving resources throughout the US and Canada. SRMGI developed the CEI™ (Consumer Environmental Index) and MEBCalc™ (Measuring the Environmental Benefits Calculator), which has been...

Ethical Corporation

It works to help “businesses around the globe do the right thing by their customers and the world” as it will not only “guarantee a future for all” but also makes “good business sense.”  In an attempt to encourage this, they provide...

Global Greens

It’s an international partnership of  “environmental movements, green parties, NGOs, foundations, think tanks, institutes and individuals working cooperatively to implement the Global Greens Charter.” The Charter sets out their “core values of...

Global Bioenergy Partnership

It aims to provide a mechanism for the partners to organize, coordinate and implement targeted international research, development, demonstration and commercial activities related to production, delivery, conversion and use of biomass for energy, with a focus on...

Global Climate Change Alliance

Global Climate Change Alliance (2007; Europe; gcca.eu) It aims to support developing countries which are vulnerable to “climate change in implementing their national commitments, such as their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation...

Northern Forest Center

Is a regional innovation partner working to create rural vibrancy by connecting people, the economy, and the forested landscape. It “focuses its programs on specific geographic areas to create the conditions that attract and retain young people and...

Taxpayers for Common Sense

Is a “nonpartisan budget watchdog” that works to ensure that “taxpayer dollars are spent responsibly and that the government operates within its means.” To this end, it “eschews ideology and works with individuals and organizations from all political perspectives to...

Green Scissors Coalition

Is a registered trademark of “Friends of the Earth, which has been working with Taxpayers for Common Sense and other environmental, taxpayer and consumer groups, to publish Green Scissors.” It was founded to “identify and eliminate projects that are both...

Green Map System

Is a network that aims to “bring people of all ages together to discover, share and care for their communities.” It “empowers a diverse global movement mapping local green living, nature, social and cultural resources in cities, villages and neighborhoods in 65...

Overseas Cooperative Development Council

A global initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which provides grants and guidance. This allows them to pursue “cooperative-building and-strengthening activities target governance, leadership, gender empowerment, youth engagement,...

Green Innovation and Development Centre

Is a Vietnamese, non-profit organization working “to promote sustainable development in Vietnam and the larger Mekong region.” GreenID is now on its way to becoming a “leading and credible civil society actor promoting sustainable energy sector...

Natural Resources Defense Council

Is an organization that combines the power of members and “online activists with the expertise of some 700 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.” It works to...

NewClimate Institute

Is a limited-liability, non-profit company bringing an action on climate change from ideas to implementation. It supports “sustainable and climate-resilient development through research, policy analysis, design, and knowledge sharing.” Topics areas:...

ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability

The global network of local and regional governments works “through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability”. It shapes “policy and sparks action to transform urban environments...

German Watch

The “independent development and environmental organisation lobbies for sustainable global development” It works to promote “North-South equity and the preservation of livelihoods” by observing, analysing and acting. They focus on the...

Geothermal Rising

The nonprofit was formerly known as the Geothermal Resources Council. It  currently reflects a “paradigm shift for geothermal energy” ; serving as a “professional and educational association for the geothermal community and public” and...

Freshwater Trust

It’s a group of “problem solvers designing and implementing data-driven solutions that protect and restore America’s freshwater.” They use ” science, technology, policy and finance to build and manage solutions that improve water quality and...

Fossil Free

It’s a global movement that aims to “end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.” It does so by leveraging power where it’s most effective — in local communities. They bring those communities together,...

FracTracker Alliance

It started as a project that investigated “health concerns and data gaps surrounding western PA fracking.” Since then, it’s developed into a nonprofit organization which “supports groups across the United States, addressing pressing...

Federation of German Scientists

It is a network of scientists from various academic disciplines, who “critically reflect on their responsibility for the effects of their scientific research and technical development, and who use their expertise to actively take part in the social debate on...

Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre

The multidisciplinary research centre engages in efficient and effective cybersecurity capacity-building and policymaking. It is working towards complementary models that provide “nations with a comprehensive framework to make better-informed decisions to...

Skoll Foundation

It has a vision of  living in a “sustainable world of peace and prosperity”. The foundations works to catalyzes transformational social change “by supporting the social entrepreneurs who recognize the systems in need of change and then advance social...

European Renewable Energies Federation

The “federation of national renewable energy associations from the European Union Member States, which represents sectors such as wind, solar, small hydro, bio-energy, tidal, wave, and geothermal.” It aims to “defend the interests of independent...

Ethical Markets Media

It aims “to foster the evolution of capitalism beyond current models based on materialism, maximizing self-interest and profit, competition and fear of scarcity. As we move further into the Information Age, we learn that information and knowledge are not scarce,...

Engineers Without Borders USA

The nonprofit humanitarian organization was established to “support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while providing transformative experiences that enrich global...

Green Guru Network

Is a “website for sharing sustainable ideas, finding useful resources and building green community in Westchester and The Hudson Valley.” It brings together people from that area to “cross-pollinate green ideas, build green businesses, find green funding and green...

Green Facts

Is a “non-profit project founded that aims to provide non-specialists with clear and strictly factual summaries of complex scientific consensus reports on health, the environment and sustainable development.” To this end, it publishes “peer-reviewed highlights under...

Green Education Foundation

Is a “non-profit organization committed to creating a sustainable future through education.” It strives to provide “students with the real-world applied learning models that connect science, technology, and math education with the broader human concerns of...

Green Economy Coalition

Is a “civil society alliance composed of a diverse set of over 50 organizations from around the world representing a range of sectors, NGOs, businesses, research institutes, UN organisations and trade unions.” Its “secretariat is hosted by the International Institute...

Green Climate Fund

Is an operating entity of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), “dedicated to helping developing countries limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.” It seeks to promote a “paradigm shift to low-emission and...

Green Citizen

Is an “environmental conservation company that strives to reverse the environmental damage done to the Earth by developing a sustainable metropolitan circular economy that makes every day Earth Day.” To this end, it provides “self-sustaining electronics recycling and...

Green America

Is a nonprofit, membership organization that strives to “harness economic power—the strength of consumers, businesses and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.” It provides the “economic strategies, resources and organizing...

Green Alpha Advisors

Is an “asset management firm, founded on the belief that in order to live and thrive on our planet, we must make an inevitable economic and technological transition to sustainability.” Its investment strategies “address core economic concerns emerging from the risks...

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

An association that encourages multinational corporations “to promote more sustainable and just practices” advocating for corporate social responsibility. Program areas: Corporate Governance Climate Change Responsible Finance Food Justice Health Human Rights Investor...

Global Innovation Fund

A nonprofit innovation fund investing “in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.” It supports “breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from social enterprises,...

Environmentalists Against War

The group of “organizations and individuals is working for the environment and environmental justice.” They raised their “voices in opposition to the US war on Iraq and domestic attacks on immigrants and our civil liberties” and have continued...

EnviroLink Network

The non-profit organization is run by dedicated volunteers, with a “grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in almost every country in the world.” They aim to provide...

Environment & Energy Publishing

It does business as E&E News, an independently owned news organization focusing on energy and the environment and has 5 daily publications. They aim to produce “timely and objective reporting” that will keep “top decision makers in government,...

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (2005; Miami, FL; 30 staff; ggjalliance.org) Is an alliance of “over 60 US-based grassroots organizing groups comprised of working and poor people and communities of color.” GGJ brings these “groups into a long-term process of...

Environmental Resources Management

The “global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services” works with other “organizations, delivering innovative solutions and helping them to understand and manage their...

Graham Sustainability Institute

Is an institute that “mobilizes the expertise and passion of scholars, partners, and decision-makers to work together and bring world-class research to real-world sustainability challenges.” It “uses three key levers of change to work toward a more sustainable future;...

International Atomic Energy Agency

It was created “in response to the deep fears and expectations generated by the discoveries and diverse uses of nuclear technology.” It was set up as the world’s “Atoms for Peace” organization within the United Nations family, and as such has “a...

Post-Carbon Institute

Is a think tank providing information and analysis “on climate change, energy scarcity, and other issues related to sustainability and long term community resilience.” It strives to “lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world...

Political Economy Research Institute

Is an independent unit of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with close ties to the Department of Economics. It “promotes human and ecological well-being through original research” as a source of “policy initiatives on issues of globalization,...

Pembina Institute

Is an organization that aims to “lead Canada’s transition to clean energy” by providing expertise to industry and government leaders. The Institute was formed after the Lodgepole sour gas blowout killed two people and polluted the air for weeks. It maintains a...

Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Term Future

Is an interdisciplinary research center affiliated with the Boston University. It studies the improvement of the human condition through an increased understanding of complex trends in global interactions of politics, economics, technological innovation, and human...

Overseas Development Institute

Is an independent think tank “working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives.” Through evidence and ideas, it aims to use “research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change.”...

Mertz-Gilmore Foundation

Is a grantmaking organization focused mainly “on environmentalism and New York City community and cultural activities.” It is “critical of social policy in the United States, particularly in the area of immigrant rights and LGBT interests.”...

Skeptical Science

It aims to “explain what peer-reviewed science has to say about global warming.” It has an array of tools, in 14 languages, for those who want to understand global warming and/or critique the issue, including a taxonomy of the many myths presented by skeptics...

Skoll Global Threats Fund

The fund aims to “safeguard humanity from global threats” including; climate change, pandemics, water security, nuclear proliferation, and middle east conflict. To this end, it seeks solutions to these problems, strengthens alliances, and spurs actions...

SCP Clearinghouse

The “knowledge management platform of the One Planet Network allows organizations and individuals to make connections, if they “want to scale up their work across regions and sectors – towards the shift to more sustainable modes of consumption and...

Royal Society Science Policy Centre

It was established in the run-up to the Royal Society’s 350th Anniversary in “order to strengthen the independent voice of science in UK, European and international policy”.  It aims to “champion the contribution that science and innovation can...

Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere

It  is a combination and expansion of two previously existing organizations, the Wood Research Institute (WRI) and the Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere (RASC). Currently, it seeks “to contribute to the sustainable development of human societies and...

Global Witness

It “works to expose the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, to drive campaigns that end impunity, resource-linked conflict, and human rights and environmental abuses.” Consequently, it “carries out in-depth investigations, both...

Mason Center for Climate and Society

Is a research center engaged in developing and applying “social science insights to help society make informed decisions that will stabilize the earth’s life-sustaining climate, and prevent further harm from climate change.” It engages in three core...

Margaret Cargill Foundation

Is a foundation supporting “efforts to enhance the quality of life and prevent and relieve the suffering of children, families, and seniors.” It also works to “preserve the environment, promote the arts, and encourage the humane treatment of...

Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership

Is a “non-profit international organization, composed of the world’s leading electricity companies.” It aims to “play an active role in global electricity issues within the international framework and to promote sustainable energy development through electricity...

Council on Energy, Environment and Water

A non-partisan think tank. It works towards “the use, reuse, and misuse of resources” employing a mixed approach that gathers “data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach” with an international scope to influence public and private...

Oakland Institute

Is a policy think tank working “to increase public participation and promote fair debate on critical social, economic and environmental issues in both national and international forums.” The Institute works in coalitions and networks (including faith-based...

Island Press

Island Press is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, environmental publisher specialized in natural history, ecology, conservation, and environment.T hey work to “elevate voices of change, shine a spotlight on crucial issues, and focus attention on sustainable...

James Hutton Institute

The James Hutton Institute is a research organisation “delivering fundamental and applied science to drive the sustainable use of land and natural resources.” It’s “research directly addresses the need for information on how biodiversity will...

MacArthur Foundation

Seeks to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society by supporting creative people and effective institutions. Work areas: Climate Solutions Criminal Justice...

Ludwig-Boelkow-Stiftung

Is a non-profit foundation seeking “solutions that take into account the needs of people and the protection of the environment.” It aims “to critically question technical developments in the energy, agricultural and transport sectors” and at...

Lintilhac Foundation

Is a private foundation working “to support organizations that are making sustainable, positive change for Vermont’s environment and its people.” It provides Vermonters with the “information and resources they need to control their environmental destinies and...

11th Hour Project

Works at the nexus of energy, food & agriculture, and human rights. Programs: Energy:  The Project invests in organizations pursuing restrictions on fossil fuels and advancement of cleaner alternatives concurrently, e.g., The Public Lab Food and Agriculture:...

International Renewable Energy Agency

Is an intergovernmental organisation supporting countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serving as the principal platform for international cooperation. IRENA is “a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource...

International Council on Clean Transport

An independent, non-profit organization providing research, technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Its mission “is to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of the road, marine, and air transportation sectors and...

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Is a research centre conducting “policy development and strategic research for environmental measures, reflecting the results of research into political decisions for realising sustainable development both in the Asia-Pacific region and globally.” It...

Institute for European Environmental Policy

The Institute for European Environmental Policy is an independent sustainability think tank “committed to advancing impact-driven sustainability policy across the EU and the world.” It works “with stakeholders across EU institutions, international...

Heifer International

Heifer International is a “global nonprofit working to eradicate poverty and hunger through sustainable, values-based holistic community development.” It’s model works through community mobilization, training, connection to markets, impact investing...

Sustainable Development Policy Institute

Founded on the recommendation of the Pakistan National Conservation Strategy (NCS), also called Pakistan’s Agenda 21. It is a policy research institution in Pakistan, which works on the dimensions of development including livelihoods, environment and the economy. It...

SouthSouthNorth

The civil society partnership has brought together institutions that are “dealing with climate change in the Netherlands, France, Brazil, South Africa, Bangladesh and Indonesia to experiment with actual projects in the Southern countries.” Their projects...

Sustainable Brands

The global community of brand innovators works together with a goal to”inspire, engage, and equip business leaders and practitioners who see social and environmental challenges as an essential driver of brand innovation, value creation, and positive...

Sustainability Leaders Network

It is a “multi-sector collaboration of professionals who draw on a core set of shared leadership practices”. To do so, it aims to “build capacity and accelerate the spread and adoption of inspiring solutions for social, climate and environmental...

Triple Pundit

It is a sustainable business news site. It covers “critical business topics from climate change and clean energy to diversity & inclusion and gender equality, consumer trends, technology’s impact and meeting the SDGs.”  

International Alliance for Research Universities

International Alliance for Research Universities (2006; Tokyo; 11 staff; iaruni.org) The International Alliance for Research Universities is a joint collaboration of eleven international research-intensive universities from nine countries across the globe. It...

International Development Law Organization

Is an intergovernmental organization that “enables governments and empowers people to reform laws and strengthen institutions to promote peace, justice, sustainable development and economic opportunity.” Initiatives areas: Rule of Law Peace and Democracy...

International Center for Research on Women

It is a research institute focused on tackling challenges facing women and girls worldwide. It conducts research “into the ways gender shapes societies and the ways people’s lives are diminished by power imbalances.” Thus, it builds “the evidence...

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZ

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZ is a research centre in the field of environmental research. It “investigates interrelationships between humans and nature under the influence of global change. The research activities of UFZ scientists focus...

Institute of World Ideas

The Institute of World Ideas aims to create a long-term realistic vision as an “interpreter” or a “bridge” between the world of thinkers/scientists and the world of doers (decision-makers). It’s also working to make a “plan of sufficient action to prevent...

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe “is the world’s largest regional security organization.” It fosters a comprehensive view of security covering three “dimensions”: the politico-military; the economic-environmental; and the human...

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs is a research institution carrying out research and disseminating “findings on global power relations, security policy, development issues, international economics and Norwegian foreign policy.” It...

Stanley Center for Peace and Security

The center  “partners with people, organizations, and the greater global community”, in an attempt to “drive policy progress, advance effective global governance, and advocate for collective action.” They have focused on “pursuing impact...

Surdna Foundation

The foundation “pursues a range of philanthropic purposes,” including “social justice reform, healthy environments, inclusive economies, and thriving cultures across the United States.” It makes investments in an attempt to “dismantle the...

Sustainability Action Network

It aims to “bring awareness of the global crisis caused by climate change, energy vulnerability and economic instability to communities in the Kansas River bioregion, and the tools needed to re-skill and re-localize our economy and create a more socially just...

Smart Prosperity Institute

The “national research network and policy think tank” is based at the University of Ottawa. It aims to deliver “world-class research and work with public and private partners”, in an attempt to “advance practical policies and market...

Institute for Sustainable Resources

The Institute for Sustainable Resources is a centre of research and teaching that supports cross-disciplinary approaches to the sustainable use of natural resources at the School of Environment Energy & Resources. It “offers a range of programmes for...

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance “is a nonprofit organization and advocacy group that provides technical assistance to communities about local solutions for sustainable community development in areas such as banking, broadband, energy, independent business,...

Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies

The Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies is an independent, non-profit research organization. It works towards “to provide resources and services to realize a sustainable energy society.” Hence, it engages in a “wide range of programs and...

Institute francais des relations internationals

The Institute francais des relations internationals “is a think tank dedicated to international affairs” aiming to gather “decision-makers and researchers to develop research and debate on major contemporary international issues.” Hence, its...

Schumacher Institute

The think tank studies the “sustainability of our complex systems – in the long term and in harmony with natural processes”, which believes that the “planet faces complex social, economic and environmental crises that are hard to solve.”...

Institute for New Economic Thinking

The Institute for New Economic Thinking “is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization devoted to developing and sharing” post-Keynesian theory and policy ideas. Hence, it conducts and commission research, convenes forums for exchanging ideas, develops...

Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group

Funded by “the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Scottish Government”, it offers “evidence-based advice to policy-makers about realistic strategies to encourage more...

Sustainable America

The non-profit environmental organization works to make the “nation’s food and fuel systems more efficient and resilient.” They use “public education to reduce oil usage and increase food availability in the United States.” They operate on the...

Sustainability Summit | The Economist Events

Sustainability Summit | The Economist Events (2020; London; events.economist.com) The Economist’s sixth annual Sustainability Week “will provide actionable insights and solutions to help businesses on their path to greater sustainability.” They will...

Turner Foundation

Turner Foundation (1990; Atlanta; turnerfoundation.org) The Turner Foundation is “rooted in its commitment to protecting and restoring natural systems – land, air and water – on which all life depends.” They are an invitation-only foundation,...

TEEB/The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity

It is a global initiative, which is focused in spreading the values of biodiversity and ecosystem services into decision-making at all levels. To do so, it follows a structured approach to valuation, which helps “decision-makers recognize the wide range of...

Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium

It is a digital intelligence repository of research and analysis, which covers terrorism and political violence. The Consortium provides “editorially reviewed contributions from its members, research associates, and embedded sources to assist decision-makers and...

Institute for Policy Studies

The Institute for Policy Studies is a think tank striving for a more equitable, sustainable, and peaceful society. In particular, it “focuses on U.S. foreign policy, domestic policy, human rights, international economics, and national security.”...

Institute for Energy Research

The Institute for Energy Research “is a not-for-profit organization that conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets.” In particular, it “maintains that freely-functioning...

Fridtjof Nansen Institute

It is the research arm of The Fridtjof Nansen Foundation at Polhøgda. The “independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental, energy and resource management politics and law.” It strives to make “well-founded contributions to political...

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei

Is a “nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of sustainable development and global governance.” As a research center, it aims to produce”timely and objective analysis on a wide range of environmental, energy and global...

Ford Institute for Human Security

Is an independent research institute. Primarily, it investigates “issues relating to human rights, including genocide, forced labor, corporate responsibility, international conflicts, forced migration, refugees, and environmental security.” Consequently,...

Sustainable Development Futures

It is a research group at the Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC). It conducts energy and climate research and designs and implements capacity-building projects in the developing regions of the world. Their aim is to promote transitions to sustainable energy in the...

Union of International Associations

The nonprofit research institute documents “the international community of INGOs and IGOs for over 100 years.” It researches, monitors and provides provision of “information on international organizations, international associations and their global...

Environment America

Is a “federation of state-based environmental advocacy organizations” that “researches and advocates for environmental policies through lobbying, litigation, and the mobilization of public support.” It works for “new laws and policies to...

Environmental Entrepreneurs

Is a “national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and professionals from every sector of the economy, who advocate for smart policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment.” In particular, its members “have...

Environmental Justice Foundation

Is a non-governmental organisation “that promotes the non-violent resolution of human rights abuses and related environmental issues in the Global South.” It strives to be “a catalyst working to achieve long-term change, by alerting governments,...

Environmental Working Group

Is an activist group specialized in research and advocacy “in the areas of agricultural subsidies, toxic chemicals, drinking water pollutants, and corporate accountability.” Through its reports, online databases, mobile apps and communication campaigns, it...

Environmental Defense Fund

Is an organization that works on various environmental issues such as “climate, oceans, ecosystems and health.” Consequently, its solutions take on a multidisciplinary approach, as it collaborates “with other organizations — as well as with business,...

Environment and Energy Study Institute

Is a non-profit organization established as a “bipartisan, bicameral group of members of Congress to provide timely information and develop innovative policy solutions that set it on a cleaner, more secure and sustainable energy path.” It does so by...

Energy Watch Group

Is an “independent, non-profit, non-partisan global network of scientists and parliamentarians,” working to “change the status quo and open new perspectives, giving a voice to objective science.” The network is “dedicated to change...

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Is a “nonprofit network of over 1,750 engineers, working to build a better world through hands-on projects.” ESW is “an umbrella organization with chapters established at over 50 colleges, universities, and city chapters located primarily in the...

ENERGY STAR

Is a “program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).” It “promotes energy efficiency” by “providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to...

Energy Sector Management Assistance Program

Is a “partnership between the World Bank and 18 partners to help low and middle-income countries reduce poverty and boost growth through sustainable energy solutions.” It’s “analytical and advisory services are fully integrated within the World...

Energy Innovation

Is an organization that works to encourage “clean energy by supporting policies that most effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.” To this end, it uncovers the strategies that produce the largest results through customized research and analysis for...

Energy Foundation China

Is a “professional grantmaking charitable organization,” working towards China’s sustainable energy development. To achieve this goal, it “supports policy and standard research, capacity building, and international cooperation across seven fields:...

Energy Education

Is a project sponsored by the University of Calgary “to present comprehensive and easy-to-understand information about the science of energy for the public.” Moreover, the website “has grown to be an expansive resource, filled with useful and...

Energy Crossroads

Is a non-profit association that “consists of students and young professionals, with multiple academic backgrounds and affiliations to a large variety of academic institutions, consultancies, and industry”. It aims to leverage “communication and...

Energy and Resources Institute

Is a “research institute in New Delhi that specializes in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.” Previously known as the Tata Energy Research Institute, it is a “dynamic and flexible organization with a global vision and a...

Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit

Is a “non-profit organisation that supports informed debate on energy and climate change issues in the UK.” Consequently, it “supports journalists, parliamentarians and other communicators with accurate and accessible briefings on key issues.”...

ENEA Consulting

ENEA Consulting “is an independent strategy consultancy composed of 50+ passionate experts specialized in energy and environmental transition.” Since 2007, it “has been advising and supporting more than 200 private sector companies and public...

ENERGIA

ENERGIA (1996; The Hague, The Netherlands; 25 staff; energia.org) ENERGIA “was founded in 1996 by a group of women involved in gender and energy work in developing countries.” It “creates unique training modules and tools for the energy...

Empowered by Light

Is a non-profit organization working “to build multiple demonstration projects around the world, improving the lives and the environment of communities surrounding those projects.” It aims to “demonstrate the importance, feasibility, and...

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Is a registered charity which aims to “inspire a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the framework of a circular economy.” Consequently, it has emerged as a “global thought leader, establishing the circular economy...

Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

Is an “independent institution focusing on scientific research in addition to political, economic, social and cultural studies pertinent to the UAE, the Arabian Gulf region and the world.” It aims to “contribute to the UAE’s ambitious development...

ENVJUSTICE: Environmental Justice

This project “maps environmental conflicts along the supply chain.” The EJOLT supported the work of Environmental Justice Organisations. It united “scientists, activist organisations, think-tanks, policy-makers from the fields of environmental law,...

EcoWatch

EcoWatch “is a leading environmental news site engaging millions of concerned individuals every month.” Thus, it “provides original content from a team of reporters and features insights from prominent environmental and business leaders.” It...

Earthworks

It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions.” Therefore, it partners up with “communities and grassroots groups to reform...

EastWest Institute

It is an international, independent nonprofit organization that “promotes peace by creating trusted settings for candid, global discourse among leaders to tackle intractable security and stability challenges.” It provides “strategic counsel to governments, the...

Economists for Peace and Security

Is a “UN-registered NGO and international network of thirteen affiliated organizations promoting economic analysis and appropriate action for peace, security and world economy.” It works “locally, regionally and internationally to reduce the military...

Guidehouse

It “is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting.” The Veritas Capital portfolio company that helps its clients “create scalable,...

Eco-Officiency

Eco-Officiency “offers sustainability consulting services”, providing “expert business advisors and consultants to assist businesses, non-profits and other organizations in becoming more sustainable.” Publications: Training and Presentations...

EarthRights International

EarthRights International (1990; Washington; 59 staff; earthrights.org) EarthRights International “is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment.”  They...

Rewiring America

A small policy research organization that tries to layout the pathways towards a carbon-free electrified economy. Publications: Rewiring America: A Field Manual for the Climate Fight (July 29, 2020, 145p) – A detailed report that lays out the pathways towards...

EARTH University

Is a private non-profit university. It invests in developing countries’ students “working to become leaders of positive socio-economic and environmental change for their home countries and the world at large through a techno-scientific education...

Earth Justice

It is is a non-profit public interest organization and environmental law firm defending the right to a healthy environment. It is “dedicated to litigating environmental issues” to accomplish its goal as a legal advocate representing hundreds of regional,...

Earth Island Institute

Earth Island Institute “is a nonprofit environmental organization and fiscal sponsor to more than seventy-five projects”. It supports “environmental projects across the United States and around the globe with financial management, administration,...

Earth Economics

Earth Economics is a 501c3 non-profit organization. It “uses natural capital valuation to help decision makers and local stakeholders understand the value of natural capital assets.”  It works to identify and quantify those “benefits to ensure they...

EarthAction

EarthAction “is the world’s largest action network with over 2,600 organizations in 165 countries and thousands of policymakers, journalists and citizens. ” They organize global campaigns on the world’s most pressing problems. In particular, they create...

Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence

Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence “is a PJSC under registration in the UAE comprised of 4 equal institutional shareholders, namely DEWA, DUBAL, ENOC and ISTIDAMA Carbon.” It was established under the “guidance and supervision of the Supreme Energy...

Dictionary of Sustainable Management

Dictionary of Sustainable Management is “an open dictionary for business leaders and students of sustainability and business-related terms.” It is a project managed by The Presidio Graduate School alumni and students. Their objective “is to inspire...

Dual Citizen

Dual Citizen is a consultancy, which works to provide “governments and international organizations with strategic communications consulting and analytic tools to advance policy and economic agendas.” They work with policymakers, international organizations...

Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future

It aims to advance sustainability by providing “professional women who are engaged in creating a financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable future.” This gives them opportunities to “professionally support one another, stay up-to-date...