The Blue Community Consortium provides an opportunity for coastal communities, businesses, and organizations to declare their own work to protect, enhance, and restore coastal habitat and marine environments through their own sustainability efforts. As a member of the UNWTO International Sustainable Tourism Observatory (INSTO) network, the Blue Community networks globally sharing its best practices while simultaneously learning from the best practices of other INSTO members from around the world. To learn more about this organization visit their website:
Green Actioneers is a program based in Florida with the goal of saving money for families, sustainability for kids and critters. With this goal, the Actioneers go into a classroom for the day to get the children and teachers excited about “going green.” After their classroom involvement, they send the kids home to encourage their parents to make “green” purchases. When making these “green” purchases from partners, they receive a discount. To learn more about this program visit their website:
ideas for us
IDEAS For Us (IDEAS) is an Orlando-based 501(c)(3) grassroots non-profit organization and accredited NGO of the United Nations. IDEAS creates global environmental solutions through local action. Their mission is to develop ideas, fund action, and scale solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. Their vision is to contribute to a future where humanity thrives in harmony with nature and in peace with one another.
sustainable development solutions NETWORK
The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. They aim to accelerate joint learning and promote integrated approaches that address the interconnected economic, social, and environmental challenges confronting the world. SDSN works closely with United Nations agencies, multilateral financing institutions, the private sector, and civil society. For more information on this network visit their website:
The earth charter
The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and future generations. It is a vision of hope and a call to action.