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Sustain
Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity. We represent around 100 national public interest organisations working at international, national, regional and local level.

Global Action Plan 
We are the UK's leading environmental behaviour change organisation. We offer a blend of creativity & environmental expertise to help you actively cut your carbon emissions. Our approach is inclusive, collaborative & optimistic. For new ideas, effective strategies & enviable results, talk to us.

Ecoteams 
With EcoTeams, you’ll lighten your load on the planet by making simple and lasting changes in your home and in your life.
Join up with other people to make smarter, greener choices that reduce your environmental impact and household bills.

Climate Squad 
Stopping climate change by cutting carbon, DIY style. Climate Squad is recruiting 300 volunteers aged between 16 and 25 and training them up to run their own carbon-cutting community projects. 

Sky Rainforest Rescue Schools' Challenge
The Sky Rainforest Rescue Schools Challenge is an interactive online programme that guides, educates and empowers students and staff alike to take action to save our precious rainforests.

Environment Agency 
It's our job to look after your environment and make it a better place.

European Environment Agency 
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union. Our task is to provide sound, independent information on the environment. We are a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public. Currently, the EEA has 32 member countries.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) 
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health is a professional, awarding and campaigning body at the forefront of environmental and public health and safety.

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation 
The CIHT is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.

The Royal Town Planning Institute 
The RTPI is the UK's leading planning body for spatial, sustainable, integrative and inclusive planning. The RTPI exists to advance the science and art of planning (including issues of town and country planning) for the benefit of the public.

Environment Planning and Protection Network
A network of the Royal Town Planning Institute. RTPI Networks and Associations have a strong track record of generating, demonstrating and disseminating knowledge and good practice. Network members help each other by responding rapidly to requests for information and advice on their specialist topics. The Networks are committed to representing and supporting all those who work in planning. They are open to all RTPI members and also non-RTPI members who have an interest in the built environment (except those who have previously been a member of the Institute). 

Health and Environment Alliance 
The Health and Environment Alliance aims to raise awareness of how environmental protection improves health. It achieves this by creating opportunities for better representation of citizens’ and health experts’ perspectives in the environment and health-related European policy-making.

World Health Organization (WHO) - Public Health and the Environment 
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health 
The main conceptual thrust for the Centre is to integrate individual-level and small-area analyses of environmental exposures and health - using advanced geographical information systems (GIS) and statistical modelling techniques, combined with experimental data, biomarker and mechanistic studies, and analyses of large population cohorts - to tackle environmental health problems of public health and scientific importance.

European Public Health Alliance - Environment 
EPHA is an international non-profit association registered in Belgium. Our membership is composed of not-for-profit organisations working on all aspects of public health. EPHA’s mission is to promote and protect the health of all people living in Europe and to advocate for greater participation of citizens in health-related policy making at the European level.

Green Facts: Facts on Health and the Environment
Our mission: To bring complex scientific consensus reports on health and the environment to the reach of non-specialists.

Campaign for Greener Healthcare 
The Campaign for Greener Healthcare is a dynamic, independent team working on the interface between health and sustainability to bring health messages into the centre of the climate change agenda and to transform healthcare for a sustainable future.

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare 
Teaching materials on the the impacts of the environment on health and healthcare are being developed for implementation into the curriculum for medical students, doctors in training and all health professions.

Climate and Health Council 
The Climate and Health Council is a network of health professionals informing and advocating on the health benefits of more sustainable lifestyles and the urgency of addressing climate change. We take the firm stance that health professionals can, should and must take meaningful action on climate change. By becoming a member, you can learn more, share ideas with colleagues and join the health voice calling for action to protect health from climate change.

Climate Change Compendium 
The Compendium lists key web sites, guidance, research and case studies on climate change. It supports the Royal Town Planning Institute's (RTPI) seven commitments on climate change.

Government Office for Science: The Science of Climate Change 
Sir John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Advisor, writes: "My aim in developing these web pages is to set out what I believe to be key aspects of the scientific evidence on climate change. In a field so broad the material is necessarily selective, but I hope it presents in a clear and scientific manner an overview of some of the most important areas of study."

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment: Sustainable Places
Sustainable Places (formerly Sustainable Cities) gives expert advice on planning, designing and managing a sustainable place. It includes clear priorities for action alongside expert advice on effective leadership for your neighbourhood, town or city.

Sustainable Development Commission 
Sustainable Development Commission is the Government's independent adviser on sustainable development, reporting to the Prime Minister, the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales and the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. Through advocacy, advice and appraisal, we help put sustainable development at the heart of Government policy.

Sustainable Development Unit 
Our aim is to help the NHS fulfil its potential as a leading sustainable and low carbon healthcare service. We do this by developing organisations, people, tools, policy and research which will enable the NHS to promote sustainable development and mitigate climate change.

LGID: Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change 
Local government is pioneering much of the best practice in environmental sustainability and climate change. These pages look at why local government needs to act and what the sector is already doing and includes an extensive 'links and resources' section.

Scottish Sustainable Development Forum 
The Scottish Sustainable Development Forum (SSDF) is a network of sustainable development experts and practitioners across Scotland which focuses on learning from experience, sharing best practice and discussing initiatives. Our membership ranges from individuals and organisations interested in sustainable development through businesses to government bodies. We currently have over 1300 members. 

East Midlands NHS Sustainable Development Network 
The East Midlands NHS Sustainable Development Network aims to equip NHS organisations to reduce their carbon footprint whilst improving the quality, productivity and effectiveness of their services. The site has a large number of useful links.

 


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