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.


BC Hydro Power Smart

Energy efficiency programs and incentives for commercial and industrial customers.

Behaviour Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference

The premier event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability.

Business for Social Responsibility

A global network working to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.

Centre for Excellence in CSR

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

Climate Access facilitates the rapid peer-to-peer exchange of information, bringing together those working on climate communications from various organizations and institutions.

Conference Board of Canada

The foremost independent, not-for-profit research organization in Canada producing a variety of reports and conferences on CSR.

Corporate Knights

The world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on corporate responsibility.

CSR Europe

The leading European business network for corporate social responsibility.

Global Reporting Initiative

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.

Industry Canada

A federal government department promoting CSR principles and practices to Canadian businesses.

Network for Business Sustainability

Credible academic research designed specifically for sustainability managers.

Sustainability Advantage

Bob Willard’s Business Case for Sustainability


A firm providing investment research and support for institutional and professional social investors.

UN Global Compact

The world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative.


EPA Climate Leaders

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.

GHG Protocol

The most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.

International Panel on Climate Change

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.

The Climate Registry

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

The Climate Trust’s mission is to provide expertise, financing, and inspiration to accelerate innovative and effective climate solutions that endure.