Articles and Reports
Consult the databases below for articles in business magazines and journals; suggested subject terms to use: Sustainability, social responsibility, sustainable development, environmental ethics.
Sustainability – available through Directory of Open Access Journals
Sustainability Science – available through Springer-Verlag LINK
Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management – available through ABI/INFORM Global
Business Ethics Quarterly – available through Business Source Complete
Corporate Governance (Bradford) – available through ABI/INFORM Global
Corporate Governance Advisor – available through General OneFile
Organizations and Associations
This site is from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a nonprofit group funded by the Canadian government. This site explains the strategies and tools that companies can use to translate an aspiration for sustainability into practical, effective solutions. Case studies from around the world are provided.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are global indexes that track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Registration is free and required for use of the database.
Feasta aims to identify the characteristics (economic, cultural and environmental) of a truly sustainable society, articulate how the necessary transition can be effected and promote the implementation of the measures required for this purpose.
Provides resources for those working to foster sustainable behaviors, such as those involved in conservation, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, and water efficiency.
IIED is an independent research organization that work with people in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, the Middle East and the Pacific, to ensure they have a say in the policy arenas that most closely affect them.
International Institute for Sustainable Development is a policy research institute dedicated to engaging decision-makers in government, business, NGOs in the development and implementation of policies that are simultaneously beneficial to the global economy, the global environment and to social well-being.
ANPED’s main focus is on sustainable consumption and production, the use of goods and services responding to basic human needs and bringing a better quality of life, while minimizing the use of natural resources, toxic materials and emissions of waste and pollutants over the life cycle, so as not to jeopardize the needs of future generations.
For additional resources, please see the Resources for Sustainability Issues guide and the Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility guide.