Global Action

Millions of people have supported international campaigns to influence national governments, international organisations like the United Nations and multinational corporations, investment funds and banks.

This page lists some of the major campaign organisations.

GLOBAL
Link
Theme
Greenpeace: campaign for sustainable fishing including their Tuna campaign
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/oceans/fit-for-the-future/tuna/
FOOD
United Nations: Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform on Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements to �make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable�
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/sustainablecities
HOUSING
The Story of Stuff: Short film which discusses consumption in capitalist societies. It has now developed as a global community who campaign on environmental and social issues
http://storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of-stuff/
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
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HOUSING
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) climate and energy blog: Renewable energy sector employment
http://climate-energy.blogs.panda.org/2015/05/25/with-9-2-million-employed-by-renewable-energy-is-the-jobs-myth-finally-bust/
EMPLOYMENT
United Nations: Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform on Sustainable Transport to tackle the transport sector which is responsible for one quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide.
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/sustainabletransport
TRANSPORT
350.org: global organization campaigning to keep carbon in the ground and build a more equitable low-carbon economy
http://350.org/
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
Leave it in the ground campaign (LINGO) encourages people around the world to join the resistance against fossil fuel extraction
http://leave-it-in-the-ground.org/join-extraction-resistance/
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
United Nations: Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: on why regional and national policies are required to ensure production and consumption is sustainable
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/sustainableconsumptionandproduction
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
Global Food Waste (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation): Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
http://www.fao.org/save-food/resources/keyfindings/en/
FOOD
World Wildlife Fund (WWF): working with major companies to ensure that agriculture is produced and processed in a sustainable manner
http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/footprint/agriculture/
FOOD
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: Clean Energy Website
http://newsroom.unfccc.int/clean-energy/
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
Green Schools Alliance (GSA): international organization of sustainable schools that supports its members to set and meet individual and collective sustainability goals.
http://www.greenschoolsalliance.org/about
EDUCATION
Sustainable Food Trust: UK organisation exploring solutions for a food production system that causes the least possible harm to both humans and the environment
http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/about-us/
FOOD
BreakFree Movement: taking direct action to break free from fossil fuels
https://breakfree2016.org/
ENERGY AND CONSUMPTION
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TRANSPORT