The Institute for Social and Ethical AccountAbility is a professional
body committed to strengthening the social responsibility and ethical
behaviour of the business community and not-for-profit organisations.
It promotes best practice in social and ethical accounting, auditing and
reporting (SEAAR), and develops standards, guidelines and accreditation
procedures for application by organisations and their stakeholders.
The British Government Panel on Sustainable Development
The Panel was set-up in January 1994 to provide independent advice to
the Government on strategic sustainable development issues.
BSI is the world's leading standards and quality services organisation.
Independent of government, industry and trade associations, BSI is recognised
as an impartial body, serving both the private and public sectors. In
addition to being the UK national standards body, BSI is the leading provider
of systems assessment and registration; product certification; product
testing; commodity inspection and testing; and training, publications
and management software.
Established to stimulate the creation of partnerships between the public
and private sectors with the purpose of promoting social cohesion and
fighting social exclusion. Influential organisation creating models of
best practice across Europe.
The Cultural Creatives
Talks about a new category of people identified and concerned with sustainability.
A brand new book titled The Cultural Creatives offers important
insights into U.S. culture and how we might organise to change our future.
It offers entirely original, new perspectives that could help the environmental
and social justice movements find new paths, side stepping the troubles
that have stymied them in recent years.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In addition to their responsibilities for the Department, its agencies
and Government Offices for the Regions, ministers oversee the work of
a number of important executive and advisory non departmental public bodies
and nationalised industries.
Free environmental information for small and medium sized businesses, with access
to a library of current information.
Network for Social Cohesion
A reference point on Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe. Publishes
The Corporate Social Responsibility magazine in Europe.
Envirowise is the new name for the Environmental Technology Best Practice
Programme and provides access to their helpline, advice services, on-site
visits, best practice guides, case studies, events and clubs.
for the Future
The mission of Forum for the Future is to accelerate the building of a
sustainable way of life by taking a positive, solutions-oriented approach
to today's environmental and social challenges. Through publications,
research, education and consultancy, we aim to put sustainability at the
heart of business, government and higher education.
Green Futures is the UKs leading magazine on environmental solutions
and sustainable futures, available in print and on the web. This site
features the new issue of Green Futures, including news briefings and
in-depth features, opinion and debate along with partners viewpoints.
International Chamber of Commerce
The ICC and the business charter for sustainable development - 16 Principles.
Good website for global promotion of sustainable development issues in
The Natural Step
The New Academy of Business
Offers management education and development to individuals and organisations
which want to combine high-quality business performance with a commitment
to human values.
Our South West
News, Information, Environmental Data, Contacts, Links for everyone working
towards a sustainable future for the South West of England
The Sustainable Development Commission
The Commission's role is to advocate sustainable development across all
sectors in the UK, review progress towards it, and build consensus on
the actions needed if further progress is to be achieved.
The UK Round Table on Sustainable Development
The UK Round Table was established in January 1995 to provide a forum
for discussion on major issues of sustainable development. Its main purpose
was to identify ways of achieving development in a sustainable manner.
The United Nations Environment Programme
UNEP was set up to provide leadership and encourage partnerships in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing and enabling nations and peoples to
improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
US Environmental Protection Agency
Resources for promoting global business principles and best practice.
A global directory of people, organisations and websites concerned with
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a coalition
of some 150 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable
development, i.e. environmental protection, social equity and economic