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Center for Environmental Leadership in Business Homepage

In collaboration with industry leaders, other environmental organizations, and academia, the Center develops and demonstrates innovative, replicable business practices that focus on three critical issues: biodiversity, water, and climate change. Read More

Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies Homepage

CERES is a coalition of environmental, investor, and advocacy groups working together to help create a sustainable future. Read More

Business for Social Responsibility Homepage

A nonprofit organization, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) provides information, tools, training and advisory services to make corporate social responsibility an integral part of business operations and strategies. Read More

Global Reporting Initiative Homepage

The mission of the Global Reporting Initiative is to develop and disseminate sustainability reporting guidelines for use by organisations for reporting on the economic, environmental, and social dimensions of their activities, products, and services. Read More

Global Compact

An initiative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, The Global Compact includes business and labor leaders, United Nations’ agencies and representatives of civil society, who work to create a more sustainable and equitable global economy. Read More

Rainforest Alliance Homepage

The mission of Rainforest Alliance is to protect ecosystems and the people and wildlife that live within them by implementing better business practices for biodiversity conservation and sustainability. Read More

Rainforest Action Network Homepage

Since it was founded in 1985, the Rainforest Action Network has been working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests. Read More

earth pledge

Earth Pledge identifies and promotes innovative techniques and technologies that restore the balance between human and natural systems. Through demonstration, education, and research, it delivers viable models to government, industry, and communities. Read More

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited, and SAM, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Read More

Tides Homepage

In the interest of promoting sustainable environmental practices, the Tides Center facilitates effective grantmaking programs and assists non-profit community based organizations through providing cost-effective frameworks for philanthropy. Read More


EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.


EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu