With the growing number of sustainability and carbon management resources available on the Internet, the research process can be overwhelming. Below, we’ve included a few of the case studies, articles, and associations that we find particularly valuable.
Energy efficiency programs and incentives for commercial and industrial customers.
The premier event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability.
A global network working to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.
Web-based resource on CSR-related practices in the extractive sector and a tool to assist Canadian companies doing business around the world.
Climate Access facilitates the rapid peer-to-peer exchange of information, bringing together those working on climate communications from various organizations and institutions.
The foremost independent, not-for-profit research organization in Canada producing a variety of reports and conferences on CSR.
The world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on corporate responsibility.
The leading European business network for corporate social responsibility.
A worldwide, multi-stakeholder network collaborating to create and continuously improve the GRI Reporting Framework.
An organization providing public opinion and stakeholder research for successful strategies.
A federal government department promoting CSR principles and practices to Canadian businesses.
Credible academic research designed specifically for sustainability managers.
Bob Willard’s Business Case for Sustainability
A firm providing investment research and support for institutional and professional social investors.
The world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative.
CARBON MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING TOOLS
EPA’s Center for Corporate Climate Leadership serves as a resource center for all organizations looking to expand their work in the area of greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement and management.
The most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
The IPCC is a scientific body under the support of the United Nations (UN). It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change.
A nonprofit collaboration among North American states, provinces, territories and Native Sovereign Nations that sets consistent and transparent standards to calculate, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions into a single registry.
The Climate Trust’s mission is to provide expertise, financing, and inspiration to accelerate innovative and effective climate solutions that endure.