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At the Institute for Sustainable Communities, we give passionate, committed people the tools and skills they need to inspire active citizenship, protect the environment, and take on climate change.
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New EHS Academy in Bangladesh

New EHS Academy in Bangladesh

ISC's newest Environment, Health & Safety Academy will open in Bangladesh this fall, offering critically-needed training for workers in the ready-made garment sector and beyond. more
Cross-County Collaboration in South Florida

Cross-County Collaboration in South Florida

The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact represents a new level of collaboration on climate adaptation, bringing 100+ cities in four counties together to take action on local challenges. more
Civil Society Forward in Serbia

Civil Society Forward in Serbia

Civil Society Forward is an ambitious two-year program in Serbia. Funded by USAID, it's designed to strengthen a core group of civil society organizations and build the entire CSO sector. more
Call for Applications! Sustainable Food Systems

Call for Applications! Sustainable Food Systems

ISC is inviting teams to apply for our next Climate Leadership Academy on Sustainable Food Systems, September 18-20 in Memphis. Apply now! more
Urban Sustainable Forum in Shanghai

Urban Sustainable Forum in Shanghai

In April 2013, our China team convened a 2-day Forum on Low Carbon Transformation and Urban Development in Shanghai, attended by urban leaders, private sector managers, and academic experts. more
Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy Website

Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy Website

Over 300 resources, from in-depth resource guides to expert presentations and targeted case studies, are available on our practitioner-focused website. more

Civil Society

We help nonprofits better represent ordinary citizens as vital partners with business and government.

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China

Chinese-led training centers for factory managers help industry move to a low-carbon economy.

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Climate & Environment

We are helping cities increase energy efficiency, create sustainable economies, and tackle climate disruption.

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ISC News

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02.11.2014 In the News: ISC's EHS+ Centers In China, India, and Bangladesh

ISC was recently featured in Bloomberg BNA for helping multinational corporations improve the sustainability of their...
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11.24.2013 Urbanization, Infrastructure and Economic Growth In Southeast Asia

Scott Muller describes the challenges and successes that come with the rapid growth in ASEAN cities. As a result of...
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11.26.2013 ISC & HUD: Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities

ISC is proud to announce that we've been selected by HUD to lead capacity building for their Partnership for...
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