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How to: Track CSR and Sustainability: Other Resources

LinkedIn Challenge: Best Sustainability Blogs

LinkedIn group for sustainability professionals (energy, water, waste, recycling, green building, etc.) recommended the following industry blogs:

  • Best Green Blogs
    Best Green Blogs is a large directory of green and sustainable themed blogs.
  • California Green Solutions
    Covers the small business arena of green companies. The site also offers a series of specialty blogs that focus on green, sustainable and high performance solutions such as www.SolutionsForGreen.com and www.SolutionsForLEDLights.com.
  • Care2
    With more than 11 million members and over 350 nonprofit partners worldwide, Care2 is the largest online community for healthy and green living, children's welfare, education, human rights and animal welfare.
  • Circle of Blue
    This nonprofit affiliate of the Pacific Institute is an international network of journalists, scientists and communications design experts that report and present the information on the global freshwater crisis.
  • Dead Tree Edition
    Covers environmental issues related to printing, paper making, and forestry, including numerous articles on the black-liquor tax credits scheme.
  • Dot Earth
    The New York Times Dot Earth is a blog where Andrew Revkin reports on natural resources, the environment, climate change and sustainability.
  • Eco News Network
    Covers sustainability issues and news for business and consumers.
  • Fresh Greens
    Consumer-oriented blog written by a professional journalist (Maura Judkis) at U.S. News & World Report.
  • Green Inc.
    The New York Times blog about energy, the environment and the bottom line.
  • Green Research
    David Schatsky's business advisory, strategy and market research consultancy.
  • Grist | Environmental News, Commentary, Advice
    Grist offers in-depth reporting, news analysis, opinions, and practical advice -- all tailored to inform, entertain, provoke, and encourage its users to think creatively about environmental problems and solutions.
  • Inhabitat
    Blog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a more sustainable future.
  • Lucy Danger's 3 Rs Recycling Blog
    Lucy Danger is a CEO of the EMERGE Recycling. The 3 Rs has ranked in the top 100 blogs about recycling.
  • Mallenbaker.net Corporate Social Resposibility
    Mallen Baker is the founding director of Business Respect, a writer, speaker and strategic advisor on corporate social responsibility.
  • TreeHugger
    Media outlet striving to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.

Centers & Sites for Sustainability Research

CasePlace.org
Case studies and MBA teaching materials with a specialized focus on social, environmental, governance, and sustainability themes.

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Independent, non-profit company performing research, development and design in the electricity sector.

Greentech Media
Independent and insightful news for the green technology space.

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Reseach, information, events and news on sustainable development

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Renewable energy news, jobs and information

Stanford's Program on Energy and Sustainable Development

SustainableBusiness.com
SustainableBusiness.com compilation of the most useful Web sites, databases and resources for all sectors related to sustainable business.

United Nations Environment Programme
Facilitates the transfer of knowledge and technology for sustainable development

Legislation

Interested in environmental, energy or resource legislation?

Explore information, forums and discussion groups from some of the top US firms specializing in various aspects of environmental, energy, land and resources law. This list of leading sustainability firms in US has been provided by Chambers.

Johnson School SGE Center

Johnson School's Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise offers a number of resources, including research in two core areas:

Interview with Fisk Johnson

Interview with Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of S.C. Johnson & Son

Start a Green Business

Government resources for people interested in starting a green business or marketing an existing product as "green"