Here is a selection of websites relating to some of the topics of this website if you want to delve more into these issues.
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has become the world’s leading independent resource on the subject and is updated hourly with news and reports about companies’ human rights impacts worldwide – positive and negative.
This site explains how the ecological footprint works and offers calculators to work out your own, personally and for your business.
The Global Compact, an entirely voluntary initiative, is a framework for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles. It is the world’s largest, global corporate citizenship initiative.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative which provides sustainability reporting guidelines.
Greenfleet Australia is a not for profit organisation that plants native trees to offset carbon dioxide emissions and promotes sustainable development.
The Green Vehicle Guide provides ratings on the environmental performance of new passenger cars, 4WD’s and light commercial vehicles sold in Australia. You can use this site to compare how vehicles perform on greenhouse and air pollutions emissions.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the United Nations’ organization that deals with labour issues.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), particularly relevant are the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
The site for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights which contains everything about the United Nations activities in the field of human rights including all treaties and conventions.
The World Wildlife Fund published the living planet report on the state of the world’s ecosystems. It is updated periodically and built around two indicators, the living planet index and the ecological footprint.
Pro Bono Australia’s aim is twofold: to facilitate and increase the level of philanthropy in Australia and to give Not-for-Profit organizations the resources they need to run effectively.
A car that runs on compressed air in urbanareas and can recharge its tank through an external or onboard compressor.
Worldchanging is a solutions-based online magazine that works from the assumption that the tools, models and ideas for building a better future lie all around us and all we have to do is put the pieces together. We agree!
The Worldwatch Institute is an internationally known USA based independent research organization producing accessible, fact-based analysis of critical global issues. Worldwatch has produced the “State of the World” its flagship annual publication for the past 25 years.