TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY (36)
Green Technology is a non-profit initiative designed to inform government efforts toward sustainability, providing a forum in which government officials can communicate with those in the private sector who are developing and distributing green technologies.
Earth Policy Institutehttp://www.earth-policy.org
EPI’s goals are (1) to provide a global plan (Plan B) for moving the world onto an environmentally and economically sustainable path, (2) to provide examples demonstrating how the plan would work, and (3) to keep the media, policymakers, academics, environmentalists, and other decision-makers focused on the process of building a Plan B economy.
Center for Ecoliteracyhttp://www.ecoliteracy.org
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a leader in the green schooling movement. Smart by Nature™, the Center’s framework and services for schooling for sustainability, is based on two decades of work with schools and organizations in more than 400 communities across the United States and numerous other countries.
UPSTREAM is a national environmental organization dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable, and equitable society by addressing the root causes of waste. Our mission is to organize for product-focused environmental policies that advance sustainable production and consumption, and good governance. Our vision is to ensure that products are designed with sustainable materials and continuously reused or recycled into the products of tomorrow, creating jobs, business opportunities, and a healthy environment.
The Natural Stephttp://www.naturalstep.org
The Natural Step is a non-profit organization founded with the vision of creating a sustainable society. For two decades, The Natural Step has been at the forefront of international research and dialogue about sustainable development. We have developed a proven, science based model that helps communities and businesses better understand and integrate environmental, social, and economic considerations.
GRACE Communications Foundation highlights the interconnections of food, water and energy, educating consumers, advocates and policy makers through our web-based initiatives: Sustainable Table, Eat Well Guide, The Meatrix, Network for New Energy Choices, H2O Conserve and the Ecocentric blog.
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Sourcemap.com is the open directory of supply chains and environmental footprints. Consumers use the site to learn about where products come from, what they’re made of, and how they impact people and the environment. Companies use Sourcemap to communicate transparently with consumers and tell the story of how products are made.
GBO Hawai’i is the first sustainability themed board game for a mass market audience. Through private sector investment in sustainable businesses, (a field known as impact investing), players are able to help the state of Hawai’i meet its sustainability goals, reducing fossil fuel consumption, advancing the local and organic food movement, and reducing waste generation.
Sustainable Cities Internationalhttp://sustainablecities.net/
Founded in 1993, Sustainable Cities International is a registered not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. Our mission is to co-create with cities around the world, to catalyze action on urban sustainability. We are a think-tank and a do-tank!
Carbon 3R Sustainable Lifestyle Apphttps://market.android.com/details?id=com.prudentid.carbon&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5wcnVkZW50aWQuY2FyYm9uIl0.
Sustainable lifestyle tips and how we can be a blessing to the Planet. ‘Carbon 3R’ is all about simple practices and principles to further sustainability awareness and initiatives at home, work and community. Adapting to a greener lifestyle is worth it for all kinds of reasons and it’s the day-to-day actions, and the habits we cultivate, that matter most.
Since 1974, ECOS has reported on sustainability issues from a scientific perspective for Australia’s national scientific research agency, CSIRO. ECOS is published by CSIRO PUBLISHING.
Through well-researched features and news updates on current issues and relevant research, ECOS serves as a forum for invigorating discussion on the environment and sustainability,raising awareness of ecological principles, and explaining the benefits of sustainability developments.
The Greenhouse of the Futurehttp://greenhouseofthefuture.com
The Greenhouse of the Future is an innovative and strategic design, built of recycled and natural materials, that interacts with the natural phenomena of the planet in order to create the ideal environment for growth and abundance. The technologies and concepts that have inspired the design of this greenhouse have been proven by over 40 years of research and development by Michael Reynolds’ Earthship homes as well as the many studies on passive solar greenhouses.
We were founded by Alistair Martin and Helena Martin in Adelaide, Australia - two foodies passionate about local and fresh produce. RipeNear.Me aims to dramatically increase the quantity of urban and sustainably grown foods, provide an platform for growers to establish a profitable ecosystem or micro farm, give passionate foodies better access to the best local, home grown, and in season food and reduce food waste.
Created from the same unique foam approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency to clean sensitive waterways, Pura Naturals is used just like a traditional sponge - but packs the power of a unique technology. Pura Naturals is created from renewable, plant-based materials, avoiding the use of petroleum-based and wood cellulose materials. Infused with Level Naturals soaps, Pura Naturals soap-infused sponges contain botanicals, essential oils, Shea Butter, Jojoba, Cocoa Butter, and Coconut oil. The soap is also biodegradable, gluten-free, cruelty-free, Ph. Neutral and does not contain sulfates, parabens or phthalates. The unique manufacturing process actually removes carbon from the atmosphere, so consumers can personally offset their carbon footprint with each purchase.