Key Resources on Sustainability

Get up to speed on the subject of sustainability with our selection of introductory resources, explanations of key concepts and recommended books. 

Organisations Dedicated to Sustainability

From the World Future Council to Schumacher College, to The Club of Rome and the Forum for the Future, there are many organisations, companies and projects dedicated to sustainability. Find out about their important work here. 

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Sustainability News

Stay up to date with all the latest news in the sustainability sector. Get inspired from all of the new developments created to help make our societies more environmentally sustainable.

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Sustainable Cities

Some of the most important developments in sustainability are happening in our cities. Learn about some of the most exciting initiatives and organisations working in this area here. 

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Education for Sustainable Development

The objective of the Education for Sustainable Development Initiatives is to help people develop skills, knowledge, values and behaviours needed for sustainable development at all levels. Find out what organizations and countries are doing around the world to improve access and quality to education on sustainable development.

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Hot Topics

Sustainable Development Goals

Adopted by the UN State Members in 2015, the 17 SDGs are goals that set objectives for peace and prosperity worldwide. These goals are an urgent call for action, serving to bring countries together, to work towards the common goal of making the world a better place for all.

Sustainable Cities

Creating a sustainable city means the creation of business opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and building resilient societies and economies. This is of growing importance, and part of the Sustainable Development Goals as more than half the world's population live in cities.

Sustainable Lifestyle

Go through our huge selection of resources to achieve a more sustainable lifestyle and reduce your impact on the environment.

Rio +20

The Earth Summit in June 2012 was an international conference on sustainable development. It had the goal of bridging the global community's economic and environmental goals together.

Sustainable Architecture

Find information on this growing trend in architecture that seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings.

Must Read

Creating the Big Shift

System innovation for sustainability - by Forum for the Future 

Must Watch

Ten Billion

by Director Peter Webber 

Suggested Blog

Future Earth

On research, innovation and sustainability.

Hero of the Month

Greta Thunberg

This inspiring 16 years old girl is an example of determination and positive action. Her climate strike has inspired thousands across the world. She has proved us all that small actions can achieve big changes.

Featured Organisation of the Month

Rethink the future

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation was established in 2010 with the aim of accelerating the transition to a circular economy. Since its creation the charity has emerged as a global thought leader, establishing the circular economy on the agenda of decision makers across businesses, governments and academia.

Featured Online Resource of the Month

Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising harnesses the insight of changemakers to help make our movements more strategic, creative and effective. Inspired by the concept of a “pattern language,” Beautiful Rising teases out the key elements of creative activism: stories, tactics, principles, theories and methodologies.