The WBCSD is a CEO-led coalition of some 200 international companies in a shared commitment to sustainable development through economic growth, ecological balance, and social progress.
There offer an extensive list of publications, case studies and tools around the business case for sustainability.
More than 16 million people make up the Canadian workforce and they will collectively make over a billion decisions at work every day. Now imagine If all of these decision took the health of the planet into account. To make this possible, WWF launched the innovative Living Planet @ Work program which provides the strategic guidance, green business ideas, free tools and support to empower and engage employees so they can drive sustainable practices at work.
The Natural Step believes that transformational change at the community level is the most effective way to foster change toward sustainability overall. The purpose of this guide is to help you lead a community through a transformational change process through the development of an Integrated Community Sustainability Plan. As such, the guidebook shares lessons learned, tools, case studies, and other resources to support the process.
The Toronto Atmospheric Fun (TAF) was established to focus on reducing local greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions. TAF helps the City achieve the targets set out in the Council-approved climate plan and supports energy cost savings through energy efficiency. TAF deploys three programs – Incubating Climate Solutions, Mobilizing Financial Capital, and Mobilizing Social Capital – to address Toronto’s major emissions sources: buildings and transportation.
Evergreen CityWorks provides education and resources to help change how we plan and design our cities. They want to change the way we live,
and reduce the environmental impact of urban areas on a large scale.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development is a Canadian-based, international public policy research institute for sustainable development. They aim to make a difference in how policy is crafted and implemented, so they translate the research insight into practical, realistic and cost-effective policy options. They have an extensive library of resources on a wide variety of topics.
ICELI is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development. They offer many tools, resources and opportunities for leaders in municipalities committed to sustainability.
Clean Air Partnership is a non-profit organization working to make cities greener and healthier places. They work with partners to achieve clean air, facilitate the exchange of ideas, advance change and promote and coordinate implementation of actions that improve local air quality. They offer a variety of resources on clean air and climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation and greening cities.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is the collective voice for cities and communities in Canada and allows member municipalities to learn from each other, their partners and Canada’s decision makers. It also allows them to influence federal jurisdiction policy and programs. They offer information on the issues, programs, events, awards and resources that municipalities can use in their sustainability journey.
The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves work with government, businesses and communities to achieve lasting change.