Non-Governmental Organizations

GreenBlue
"GreenBlue is dedicated to researching and promoting the principles of Sustainable Materials Management- A concept that seeks to: Use Wisely, Eliminate Toxicity, and Recover More."


Environmental Investigation Agency
"EIA is an international campaigning organization founded in 1989, with offices in Washington, D.C. and London, UK. We work worldwide—protecting the global climate, forests and threatened species with intelligence—for the benefit of people and wildlife."


Earth Charter International
"The mission of the Earth Charter Initiative is to actively participate, in a systemic and integrated way, in the present transition to sustainable ways of living on the planet, founded on a shared ethical framework that includes respect and care for the community of life, ecological integrity, universal human rights, respect for diversity, social and economic justice, democracy, and a culture of peace."


Earthjustice
"Earthjustice uses the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change."


American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
"ACORE, a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance, policy and market development. We convene thought leadership forums and create energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy."


Institute for Energy Research
"The Institute for Energy Research (IER) is a not-for-profit organization that conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets. IER maintains that freely-functioning energy markets provide the most efficient and effective solutions to today’s global energy and environmental challenges and, as such, are critical to the well-being of individuals and society."


Alliance to Save Energy
"The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and energy security."


The Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology (CEERT)
"CEERT is a nonprofit public-benefit organization founded in 1990 and based in Sacramento, California. Our team of professional staff, board members, and affiliates includes scientists, attorneys, economists, policy experts, public-interest advocates, and green-technology entrepreneurs. We carry out our technical, policy-making, and policy-implementing work through advocacy programs that focus on key renewable-energy development issues.  We are active as participants and intervenors before the full spectrum of federal, state, regional and local energy agencies."


Natural Resources Defense Council
"The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends."


Ceres
"Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. We mobilize a powerful network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy."


Green Building Initiative
"The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches for commercial construction."


U.S. Green Building Council
USGBC's mission is "To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life."


Global Reporting Initiative
"The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a leading organization in the sustainability field. GRI promotes the use of sustainability reporting as a way for organizations to become more sustainable and contribute to sustainable development.​"


World Resources Institute
"WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations."