Sustainability Resource Directory

This Sustainability Resource Directory is full of links for World Organizations, Local and Global Groups working for a better earth. It also directs you to companies who are bringing a host of products and services to us on a personal and community level. Find Articles and background information for ecological direct action, ecological reserves, not-for-profit charitable organizations, and International and Canadian Environmental Organizations below:

Environmental groups, organizations, networks, and associations

Climate and Clean Air Coalition

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Global Environment Outlook

Green Economy

GLOBIO – Global Methodology for Mapping Human Impacts on the Biosphere. Used to estimate the number of impacts humans have made and will make, on the wilderness.

The Earthwatch Institute is an international non-profit organization supporting scientific field research and offering members of the public the opportunity to work with distinguished field scientists.

The Flora Celtica is a project coordinated by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, conducting research into the uses of the native flora of Celtic regions. Includes project description, a searchable database, a forum, and information on the uses of Scottish plants.

International Institute for Sustainable Develpment  

The International Institute for Environment and Development is an independent, non-profit organization promoting sustainable patterns of world development through collaborative research, policy studies, networking, and knowledge dissemination.

Overseas Development Institute

An independent organization based in the UK, concerned with international development and humanitarian issues, advising practices that will lead to the reduction of poverty and the achievement of sustainable development.

Sustainable Conservation

Engages businesses and private landowners in advancing the stewardship of our land and water in partnership with the environmental community.


Ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

Eco Directories

Clean Up the World is a global campaign that inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment. Held in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme, it mobilizes an estimated 35 million people across 130 countries each year.


The Natural Resources Institute is based at the University of Greenwich, provides training, research, consultancy, and advisory services to underpin sustainable development. The majority of the activities focus on harnessing the natural and human capital for the benefit of developing countries.

Ecological Society of America

A non-profit organization of scientists founded in 1915, conducting research, teaching, and working to provide the ecological knowledge needed to solve environmental problems.

Ecology and Evolution Research Group

Describes the areas of active research by this group at the Open University, UK.

Ecology and Society

A peer-reviewed, electronic, scientific journal published by the Resilience Alliance.

Friends of Ecological Reserves

Information about ecological reserves, the not-for-profit charitable organization, and products, and membership to purchase to support eco reserves.

International Mire Conservation Group

Promoting the conservation of mires and related ecosystems, giving information on the sustainable use of mires, red lists of European wetland plants, and a link to the IMCG newsletter.

Malaysia Wildlands Project

Aims to protect and restore the natural heritage of Malaysia through the establishment of a connected system of wildlands. Invites members of the public to purchase trees for reforestation to offset their air travel emissions.

The National Audubon Society

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

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AllEarth Renewables, Williston, VT – AllEarth Renewables, Inc. designed and manufactures the dual-axis AllSun Trackers – affordable, complete grid-connected solar electric systems.

AltEnergyStocks, Toronto, ON  AltEnergyStocks provides high-quality, original research into alternative energy, renewable energy, and clean technology companies.

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, DC – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry.

Array Technologies Inc., Albuquerque, NM – Array Technologies Inc. produces solar trackers and ships over 4 gigawatts of products worldwide.

Borrego Solar Systems Inc, San Diego, CA – Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. has been building engineering, building, and maintaining solar energy and storage projects for 40 years.

Business Network for Offshore Wind, Baltimore, MD, – This Network believes in harnessing the power of offshore wind to create jobs, strengthen the economy, and improve the quality of life for all. It is a nonprofit organization solely focused on the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry and the advancement of its supply chain.

EcoFasten Solar, Morrisville, VT – Industry leader EcoFasten Solar designs, engineers, and manufactures patented, watertight solar roof mounts.

Vaisala, Louisville, CO – For over 79 years, Vaisala has contributed to a better quality of life with a comprehensive range of innovative observation and environmental measurement products and services.

GWEC – Global Wind Energy Council, Brussels, Belgium – GWEC was established in early 2005 to provide a credible and representative forum for the entire wind energy sector at an international level.

Magnum Energy, Everett, WA –  This company manufactures Renewable Energy Power Products including Inverters which provide quiet, convenient and pollution-free AC power., Placentia, CA – is a value-added eCommerce store that is owned and operated by GigaWatt, a multi-faceted solar energy corporation that guides homeowners, contractors, and businesses.

Rolls Battery Engineering, Springhill, NS – Rolls Battery Engineering is one of North America’s leading lead-acid battery manufacturers; covering a full range of batteries for renewable energy and motive power.

Canadian Solar Inc, San Ramon, CA – The Canadian Solar Difference Canadian Solar exists to make a difference to customers, colleagues, partners, investors, and all whose lives they touch., Tulsa, OK – PennWell’s Hydro Group publishes Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide. Hydro Review, the magazine of the North American hydro industry, offers practical, useful information, helpful examples, and more.

The Pasteurization Technology Group provides unique, patented “2 for 1” disinfection and energy solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.