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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

AASHE is an association of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada working to create a sustainable future. AASHE aims to advance the efforts of the entire campus sustainability community by uniting diverse initiatives and connecting practitioners to resources and professional development opportunities. The association also provides a professional home for campus sustainability coordinators and directors.

Center for Ecoliteracy

Provides information, inspiration, and support to the vital movement of K-12 educators, parents, and other members of the school community who are helping young people gain the knowledge, skills, and values essential to sustainable living.

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

CGI is a non-partisan catalyst for action that brings together a community of global leaders from various backgrounds to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges.

Imagine Green Bloomington-Normal

A group of area residents helping to mobilize the community toward environmental, economic, and quality of life sustainability.

The Natural Step (TNS)

Helps organizations transition toward sustainability through its unique program.

Rocky Mountain Institute

Fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous, and life-sustaining.

Second Nature: Educational Resources for Sustainability

Second Nature's mission is to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.

Sustainable Business.Com

Provides global news and networking services to help green business grow. Helping businesses become sustainable by offering products and services that fulfill society's needs while contributing to the well-being of all earth's inhabitants. Rather than covering a slice of the industry, we offer visitors a unique lens on the field as a whole, covering all sectors that impact sustainability: renewable energy/ efficiency, green building, green investing, and organics.

University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF)

Education for environmental literacy and "greening" higher education.

U.S. EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)

Helps the federal government "buy green," and in doing so, uses the federal government's enormous buying power to stimulate market demand for green products and services. Use this site to find information about green products and services, identify federal green-buying requirements, calculate the costs and benefits of purchasing choices, manage green purchasing processes.

We Can Solve the Climate Crisis

This site is a project of The Alliance for Climate Protection - a nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Al Gore. The ultimate aim is to halt global warming through educating people that the climate crisis is both urgent and solvable. Provides many solutions that can be undertaken on an individual level.