TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY (43)

GBO Hawai’i

http://gbohawaii.com

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.

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GBO Hawai'i, Board Game, Sustainability

Our Future Planet

http://www.ourfutureplanet.org

Our Future Planet (OFP) is an online community and think tank which aims to be the platform to create global change in the real world today. Our long term goal is to harness the innovative ideas created through the website to write and publish a ‘Planetary Constitution.’ This is a huge undertaking, but one that can be achieved through the mass global co-operation seen with OFP. Our platform gives each and every one of you a serious voice and by contributing to OFP you really can help shape the future of the planet. 

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Our Future Planet

ECOS

http://www.ecosmagazine.com

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.
 

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Ecos Magazine, Sustainability, Science, Australia

NESsT

http://www.nesst.org

NESsT develops sustainable social enterprises that solve critical social problems in emerging market economies. We combine the tools and strategies of business leadership, entrepreneurship and investment with the mission and values of the social sector to enable our portfolio to: better plan, improve management capacity, grow, and increase their social impact.

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Nesst, Sustainability

Little Sun

http://www.littlesun.com

Little Sun is a social business and global project addressing the need for light in a sustainable way that benefits communities without electricity, creates local jobs, and generates local profits.

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Little Sun, Sustainability, Products, Solar Power

Justmeans

http://www.justmeans.com

Justmeans is the world's leading source of information and connections for the sustainable business industry.

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Just Means, Sustainability, CSR, Justmeans

International Living Future Institute

http://living-future.org

The International Living Future Institute is a hub for visionary programs. We administer the Living Building Challenge™, the built environment's most rigorous and ambitious performance standard. We are the parent organization for Cascadia Green Building Council, a chapter of both the United States and Canada Green Building Councils that serves Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. We are also home to Ecotone Publishing, a unique publishing house dedicated to telling the story of the green building movement's pioneering thinkers and practitioners.

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International Living Future Institute, Environment, Sustainability, Living Building Challenge™, Green, Building

Sourcemap

http://sourcemap.com

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. 

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Sourcemap, Carbon Footprint, Track, Trace, Products, Consumer

MASS Design Group

http://www.massdesigngroup.org/index.html

MASS Design Group operates under the belief that buildings can heal. By using innovative design and an immersive research process, we look at the contextual problems facing the specific communities we work in and produce design interventions that will improve health and economic outcomes. We work to reduce the spread of disease within health care environments, and we aim to create new job opportunities and markets by carefully selecting materials and construction methods that utilize the resources of the surrounding community. MASS delivers maximum impact design through a process that can be universally applied.

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MASS Design Group, Building, Construction, Architecture, Designers, Build, Heal, Community, Health, Improve, Local

Get Lazy

https://get-lazy.com/en

Get Lazy sells vegan, fair-trade sweatpants and hoodies made from 100% organic cotton. Our motto is “Be good to yourself and you will do greater for others” and we believe in sustainability, ethics and transparency. Since 2016, Get Lazy has begun producing locally in Germany, and provides refugees with a secure job, as well as fair wages. 

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Get Lazy, Fair Trade, Germany, Refugees

Ecooutfitters

http://www.ecooutfitters.co.uk

Ecooutfitters is a new and dynamic ethical and sustainable school clothing company set up by two mothers, passionate about improving the quality of the school uniforms that our children spend so much time wearing.
All our uniforms are made from 100% pure organic cotton and certified by GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) against their strict environmental and social criteria.

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Ecooutfitters, Environment, Sustainability, Ethical, Clothing, School Uniforms

Sustainable Friends

http://www.sustainablefriends.com

Sustainable Friends is a non-profit space where you can share information, ideas and change making to inspire people committed to environment. It is free to sign up, to add an initiative and to contribute to a initiative.This is possible because contributors offer support, resources or contribute economically directly to the author.

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Sustainable Friends, Sustainability, Environment, Social Network

Original Unverpackt

http://original-unverpackt.de

Original Unverpackt (Original Unpacked in English) is Germany's first no-packaging, no big-brand names, zero-waste supermarket. Created by Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski, Original Unverpackt is defined as a movement to provide alternatives to classic consumer options and reinvent the grocery shopping experience. 

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Original Unverpackt, Supermarket, Sustainability

Global Footprint Network

http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN

Global Footprint Network is an international think tank working to advance sustainability through use of the Ecological Footprint, a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, how much we use and who uses what.
By making ecological limits central to decision-making, we are working to end overshoot and create a society where all people can live well, within the means of one planet.

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Environment, Natural Resources, Ecological Footprint, Sustainability, Global Footprint Network, Nature

The Swedish Institute

https://eng.si.se

The Swedish Institute (SI) is a Swedish public agency promoting Sweden, its culture and values around the world. SI helps Sweden reach various international goals concerning foreign policy, education, international aid and development. Our activities span over fields such as culture, society, research, higher education, business, innovation, democracy and global development. For example, our Instagram campaign #ShareWear aims to raise awareness about collaborative consumption and sustainability. 

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The Swedish Institute, ShareWear, Sweden