We have benefited from the work on a number of Web sites, organizations, and authors.  The following list includes links to a number of these sources.  We hope you will suggest additions by contact us here

Academics

 

Business

  • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)- network of socially responsible businesses.
  • Business Ethics- online magazine covering ethics, corporate responsibility and socially responsible investing.
  • Fourth Sector- a network of enterprises, entrepreneurs, individuals and supportive organizations to grow sustainably.
  • GEMI- offers 30 publicly-available, solutions-based tools to help companies improve the environment and operations. 
  • JustMeans- source of information and connections for the sustainable business industry.
  • Money & Impact Investing Directory- resources for positive social/environmental impacts through money, business, & investing.
  • Natural Capitalism Solutions- works with business, government and civil society on principles of sustainability.
  • QED Consulting- provides customized ethics & integrity training courses for all levels, and across industries, globally.
  • Skytop Strategies- convenes company stakeholders on sustainable value and the emerging corporate citizen.
  • Social Venture Network- connects business leaders and social entrepreneurs in building a sustainable economy.
  • SRI-Connect- facilitates communication between companies, investors & their advisors on sustainability issues.
  • Sustainable Life Media- inspire and equip companies to drive business and brand value by innovating sustainability.
  • Sustrana- online SMS with guidance and tools for sustainability strategy development and ongoing plan management.

 

Certification

  • B Corporation- B Corps use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Certification required.
  • UL Environment- offers independent green claims validation, product certification, and standards development.

 

Environmental and Social Information

  • Care2- provides tools for everyone to live a healthy, green lifestyle and impact the causes they care about most.
  • Causecast- provides solutions to incorporate actions and impact tracking for your cause-related marketing efforts.
  • The Daily Green- a consumer's guide to green from Good Housekeeping
  • Ecoplum- a green shopping rewards site and eco information destination.
  • Recyclebank- provides information, tools, training, and rewards regarding recycling.
  • Sustainablog- blog covering environmental and economic sustainability and green issues.
  • The Green Living Guy- site for the author and editor of alternative energy books, Seth Leitman.
  • Treehugger- media outlet for green news, solutions, and product information.
  • WikiPositive- a free, collaborative platform designed to be a starting point for social and environmental research.
  • Yes!Magazine - reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions online and in print.


Foundations and Not-For-Profit Organizations

 

Media

  • 3BL Media- help organizations to tell their CSR, Sustainability and Cause Marketing stories across the social web.
  • CSRwire-  provides corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports, events and information.
  • Environmental Leader- daily trade publication for environmental and energy management news.
  • Greenbiz- source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.
  • Grist- dishes out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist
  • Guardian Environment- an online environmental section of the UK newspaper, The Guardian.
  • Huffington Post Green- offers syndicated columnists, blogs and news stories with moderated comments.
  • Reuters Green Business News- global reporting on green business, green investing, and the environment.
  • Stanford Social Innovation- magazine covering strategies for nonprofits, foundations, and responsible businesses.
  • Triple Pundit- new-media company for the business community that cultivates understanding of the triple bottom line.
 

Resources

 

Social Networks

  • aktionaersforum- an interactive forum where companies, investors, and other stakeholders can engage in dialogue.
  • Net Impact- a global network of leaders who are changing the world through business.
  • NYC CSR Meetup- a CSR, sustainability and corporate citizenship professional networking organization.

 

Software and Service Providers

  • CRedit360- specialist provider of sustainability software, gathering and managing sustainability data.
  • CSRware- pioneer in the delivery of sustainability resource management software using a cloud-based model.
  • OneReport- leading provider of corporate responsibility (CR) information management and reporting services. For details on our partnership with OneReport, see this page.
  • Scope5- sustainability data management software tools helping organizations improve cost, revenue and risk management.
  • Source Intelligence- provides innovative ways of accessing, managing and leveraging intelligence to drive sustainable supply chain management.
  • Sustainable Minds- B2B cloud provider of environmental product transparency applications, data and services to help product manufacturers design and market greener products.
  • Tennaxia- leader offering EHS Regulatory Monitoring Software and CSR Reporting Software solutions.

 

Sustainability Practitioners

  • BrownFlynn- a woman-owned sustainability consulting firm who advise organizations on how to integrate responsible practices, communicate for bottom-line impact, and provide training to build skills and engage associates.
  • CSE- leading global sustainability (CSR) consulting, coaching, and training firm.
  • CSRFI- collaboration between CSR conference & consultancy firms, MHCi & TBLi,  provide CSR & Finance training internationally.
  • EKOS International- partner with companies to accelerate sustainable business innovation for bottom line results.
  • Ellio LLP- strategic sustainability consulting firm specializing in training, sustainability operations & life cycle analysis. 
  • Gil Friend – Natural Logic- design, implement and measure profitable sustainability strategies.
  • ISOS Group- innovative, sustainability consultancy firm serving the needs of client companies across the world.
  • Seed Systems- works with individuals, teams, organizations, and networks to transform to a sustainable world.
  • SustainAbility- think tank and strategy consultancy working with business leadership on the sustainability agenda.

 

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