Cotton cultivation supports the livelihoods of 250 million people engaged in cotton processing and trade activities
At the Institute for Sustainable Communities, in India, we’re shaping a climate resilient textile value chain. [...]
This September the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) will launch the webinar series, “Climate Equity In Action.” The program provides an important platform for engaging leaders across the globe in climate change, environmental justice [...]
China’s role in tackling global warming and air pollution, one of the world’s largest environmental health risks, is critical. As the largest source of emissions, cities play an outsized role in generating GHG but also in developing and [...]
For the last five years, ISC has been working to expand solar energy access across the country. Through our Solar Market Pathways program, we worked with communities to accelerate the deployment of solar energy through innovative approaches such [...]
Will train factory managers in critical manufacturing skillsPune, India – August 26, 2016 – The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) held a launch ceremony for the first India EHS+ Center in Pune, marking the official transition from the [...]
On June 15, we had a wonderful celebration of ISC's 25th Anniversary at Shelburne Farms. It was a terrific evening from start to finish, in a gorgeous setting, with so many of ISC's friends and partners, current and former staff, and past and [...]
June Event Will Connect Climate Leaders in India and U.S.
Montpelier, VT – May 5, 2016 – The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) has been selected by the Department of State to organize a conference focused on implementing India’s COP21 [...]
On March 18-19, 2015, we convened a group of environment, health and safety (EHS) leaders in Hong Kong to talk about the best ways to engage and support suppliers. In preparation for the summit, we conducted a survey, full results from which are [...]
A blog post from Director of US Programs Christopher Forinash
Creating resilient regions and communities represents one of America's most important challenges in generations. Over the last 60+ years, unchecked, subsidized suburban expansion [...]
This post is by Anna Casey. It originally appeared at the CityLinks blog in April, 2014, and was featured recently on USAID's Learning Lab.
Last week, I returned to chilly “mud season” in Vermont from sunny Santo Domingo where ISC [...]
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Executive Director Ellen Kahler recently visited ISC HQ to present a webinar about the acclaimed Vermont Farm to Plate (F2P) Network’s use of Collective Impact principles to generate thousands of sustainable jobs [...]
Given our six-year (and counting) relationship with the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact, and our recently launched initiative to support other, similar regional climate collaboratives across the country, we could hardly have put it [...]