Fourth Sector Directory

Associations

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Website: www.wbcsd.org
Description:

WBCSD is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. The Council provides a platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, experiences and best practices, and to advocate business positions on these issues in a variety of forums, working with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations.Members are drawn from more than 35 countries and 20 major industrial sectors. The Council also benefits from a global network of about 58 national and regional business councils and regional partners.

Contact: (202) 420 - 7745 |
Categories: Associations, Networks

International Association for Business and Society

Website: www.iabs.net
Description:

IABS is a learned society devoted to research and teaching about the relationships between business, government and society. On another level IABS is a community of friends and colleagues. Founded in 1990, today it has over 300 members worldwide from over one hundred universities in more than twenty countries as well as members from various corporations and not-for-profit organizations. IABS is a multidisciplinary association which attracts scholars and executives from all the disciplines of management.

Contact: Kim Rodela |
Categories: Conferences, Research, Associations, Networks

Ethispere

Website: www.ethisphere.com
Description:

The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. The Institute’s associated membership group, the Ethisphere Council, is a forum for business ethics that includes over 200 leading corporations, universities and institutions.

Contact: (800) 369 - 7583 |
Categories: Networks, Ratings, Research, Associations, Media

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance

Website: www.CDVCA.org
Description:

CDVCA is the network for the rapidly growing field of community development venture capital (CDVC) investing. CDVC funds provide equity capital to businesses in underinvested markets, seeking market-rate financial returns, as well as the creation of good jobs, wealth, and entrepreneurial capacity.

Contact: (212) 594 - 6747
Categories: Finance, Networks, Associations

Corporation 20/20

Website: www.corporation2020.org
Description:

A multi-stakeholder initiative to develop and promote sustainable corporate designs. The goal of Corporation 20/20 is to create a forum of leading thinkers, practitioners and advocates; construct positive and plausible visions of the future corporate form, and translate such visions into broad-based advocacy.

Contact: (617) 266 - 5400 |
Categories: Conferences, Networks, Research, Associations

Green America

Website: www.coopamerica.org
Description:

A participatory workplace for collaborative action regarding individual and corporate sustainability practices. Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.

Contact: (800) 58 - GREEN
Categories: Associations, Certification, Networks

Empowerment Gateway

Website: www.empowerment-gateway.com
Description:

Empowerment Gateway is an organisation involved in:

Advocacy Research Conceptualisation, Development and Implementation of Community Sustainability Programs

Consulting Strategic Management Consulting General Management Consulting CSR 2.0 (Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility) SMME (Small, Micro, Medium Enterprises) Development and Support Transitional Business Consulting Non-governmental (NGO) Support and Development Social Enterprise Development and Support Socially Responsible Business Development and Support Fourth Sector Organisational Model Development Consulting

Contact: Laurinda Seabra | 0035191969320231 |
Categories: Assessment / Reporting, Associations, Consulting, Assessment & Reporting, Financial, Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Conferences, Local Currencies, Marketing & Communications, Mediation, Networks, Research, Web Development