The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank that champions solutions to our planet’s greatest sustainability challenges. Their vision is a balanced world where people and the planet thrive; our mission is to accelerate solutions that drive a global transition to fair economies, clean water and a stable climate.
IISD big-picture view allows us to address the root causes of some of the greatest challenges facing our planet today—ecological destruction, social exclusion, unfair laws and economic rules, a changing climate. Through research, analysis and knowledge sharing, they identify and champion sustainable solutions that make a difference. They report on international negotiations, conduct rigorous research, and engage citizens, businesses and policy-makers on the shared goal of developing sustainably.