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GreenMoney Journal promotes awareness of socially & environmentally responsible business, investing, and consumer resources in their monthly e-journal. Their goal is to educate and empower individuals and businesses to make informed financial decisions through aligning their personal, corporate, and financial principles.
First Run Features is a theatrical and home video distributor that produces independent, documentary and foreign films in the United States. One of their latest films, Food Beware, follows a small village in France that has decided to take a stand and make the school lunch menu organic and locally grown. The film Antartic Edge follows a group of researchers in a race to understand climate change in the fastest winter-warming place on earth: the West Antarctic Peninsula.
American Solar Energy Society is a national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy. Their mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and to speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. The American Solar Energy Society publishes Solar Today magazine, they host the National Solar Conference and they lead the National Solar Tour, which is the largest grassroots solar event in the world. The organization has regional chapters in 41 states.
Climate Action works in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to establish partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development. Climate Action provides news and organizes events to assist the sharing of knowledge, technologies, and expertise, and identify innovative solutions to the challenges faced by climate change and a growing population. The website offers the latest news stories on climate-related topics.
The mission of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is to create and sustain American leadership in the transition to a global clean energy economy. Their three main focus areas are to advance renewable electricity generation, develop energy saving solutions, and encourage sustainable transportation. Their website contains a wealth of information about renewable energy, energy conservation, weatherization, passive solar, energy efficient design, appliances, lighting, alternative fuel vehicles, and do-it-yourself energy saving projects.
The Post Carbon Institute is a research organization with a mission to lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world by providing individuals and communities with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises of the 21st century. The issues they address include energy, ecology, economy, and equity. They offer books, articles, videos, and events.
The National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing the biodiesel industry in the United States. Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that is creating green jobs and improving the environment. It is made from an increasingly diverse mix of resources including agricultural oils, recycled cooking oil, and animal fats.
Environmental and Energy Study Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable societies. The Institute produces credible, timely information and innovative public policy initiatives that lead to sustainable transitions. Some of their products include publications, briefings, workshops, and task forces.
MBDC is the creator of the Cradle to Cradle® Design Framework and Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program. They help companies create products designed for the emerging circular economy where products are used and reused in a “circular economy” rather than the current linear “Take-Make-Dispose” system. The organization also provides workshops and presentations on Cradle to Cradle® design.
The Institute for Market Ecology provides reliable quality control services and certification of organic, eco-friendly and socially-responsible products. The Institute for MarketEcology was founded 1989 in Switzerland. They have more than 400 experts worldwide with operations in more than 90 countries and have been active in organic certification for over 25 years.
GreenBlue is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society. GreenBlue brings together a diversity of stakeholders to encourage innovation and best practices to promote the creation of a more sustainable materials economy.
The Natural Step is an international non-profit, research, education and advisory organization that uses a science-based framework to help organizations, individuals, and communities move toward sustainability.
The International Network for Environmental Management is a non-profit national business association for environmental management with members centers in 25 countries. The purpose of the association is to promote the protection of the environment and human health and to conduct scientific research in the field of environmental protection.
The Greening of Industry Network is an international network of professionals from research, education, business, and government organizations, focusing on issues of industrial development, environment, and society. The organization offers events and publications dedicated to building a sustainable future.
GreenBiz offers comprehensive free information for large and small companies seeking to align environmental business practices with business success. Their services include environmental business news, job listings, career advice, tools, reports, mentor programs.
The San Francisco Institute of Architecture is the only 100% sustainably focused architecture school in the world. SFIA has been offering green building and ecological design degrees for twenty years as a wholly integrated part of its architecture degree programs. SFIA also offered the first distance learning Green MBA Program. Students at SFIA have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, ecological design, green building and business administration in sustainability.
Mother Earth Living is a national natural wellness and conscientious living magazine dedicated to improving the lives of its readers through an increased connection with the natural world. From learning about the most nutritious foods to living in greater synergy with the changing seasons, Mother Earth Living a guide to living the good life — one of simple joys, holistic health, and an appreciation of everything nature provides.
EcoIQ supports and promotes the transition to sustainability by providing media and educational products and services to leaders, educators, and advocates working for sustainability. Their most popular projects are EcoSpeaker, EcoIQ Magazine, and EcoIQTV.