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Directories & listings

ℹ️Environmental Professional Associations @ Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara

ℹ️Environmental Professional Associations @ YSFES


Air–Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

American Chemistry Council

American Political Science Association (APSA)

     Environmental Politics & Theory related group

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

     Report Card for America's Infrastructure

American Sustainable Business Council


     · “ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning

       Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

       (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded

       in 1904. In 2012, as part of a rebranding, ASHRAE began doing business as “ASHRAE” vs. using

       its full legal name of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

       Use of ASHRAE reflects the Society’s worldwide membership and that services will continue evolving


Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA)

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)

B Corps

B Lab / B Analytics / B Impact Assessment

B Team

     Pledge for a Just Transition to Decent Jobs     


Business & Sustainable Development Commission

Business for Nature

     · “a global coalition that brings together business and conservation organizations and forward-

       thinking companies. Together, we demonstrate and amplify a credible business voice on nature

       calling for governments to adopt policies to reverse nature loss in this decade. We work with

       more than 70 international and national partners and a diverse group of businesses from all

       sectors, sizes and geographies. We encourage companies to commit and act to reverse nature

       loss, and advocate for greater policy ambition.”

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Business Roundtable

     Energy & Environment

Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC)

Circle Economy

Conservation Alliance

     Confluence Program

Club of Rome


     · “...the industry-leading, purpose-driven business media brand which empowers sustainability,

       energy and environmental professionals of all levels to make business more sustainable through

       award-winning content and events.”

Entreprises pour l’Environnement (EpE)

     · "...created in 1992, gathers around 40 French and international large companies from all sectors of the economy, who work together to

     better integrate environment into both their strategies and their day-to-day management.

European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

George Wright Society (GWS)

Global Green Growth Forum (3GF)

Green Sports Alliance

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

Institute of International Finance (IIF)

     Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM)

International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

International Biogeography Society

International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)

International Society for Environmental Economics (ISEE)

     • Interdisciplinary society dedicated to bringing together members from around the world to COP meetings and publishing their work.

International Society for Environmental Information Sciences

National Association of Environmental Professionals

Social Venture Circle (SVC)

     · Formerly Social Venture Network

Society for Ecological Restoration

Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies

     • Focused on theoretical research of environmental economics and study of environmental policy in the real world.

Society of Environmental Journalists

Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

UN Global Compact

Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC)

Wildlife Society

World Economic Forum (WEF)

     Environment and Natural Resource Security

     · See WEF entry on the Encyclopedias & information sources page for a listing of environmental pages at WEF.

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Priofessional associations