Sustainable Design

There are many diverse contributors to the ongoing dialogue about how design can make positive contributions to the sustainability journey.  Here is an introductory list of individuals and organisations that are engaging with Design for Sustainability (DfS) to enable transition to more sustainable practices…

AIGA Center for Sustainable Design
Association for Environment Conscious Building
Attainable Utopias
Centre for Alternative Technology
Centre for Design, RMIT
Centre for Environmental Assessment of Product and Material Systems
Centre for Sustainable Design
Changing the Change
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, CABE
Danish LCA Center
Doors of Perception
e4 declaration
EcoDESIGN pilot
EuP – EcoDesign
Forest Stewardship Council, FSC
Global Ecolabelling Network, GEN
Granta Design’s CES Eco Selector
Green Futures
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC
International Institute of Sustainable Development, IISD
Material ConneXion
National Non-Food Crops Centre, NNFCC
O2 Global Network
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes, PEFC
Rocky Mountain Institute
Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBA, Sustainable Futures Group
Scottish Ecological Design Association
Society for Responsible Design
Sustainable Design Network
Sustainable Design Research Centre
Tellus Institute  
The Centre for Sustainable Design, CfSD
The Soil Association
UK Design Council’s overview of Sustainability and Sustainable design
United Nations Sustainable Developement 
Water Footprint Network 
World Business Council for Sustainable Development, WBCSD
World Resources Institute
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy & Enviroment

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