Each of the listings contains a brief summary of the support they are able to provide and their contact information, and their website and email address if available.

American Planning Association
The largest U.S. organization working for better-planned communities, and offers a wide-range of publications.
122 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2000
Chicago, ILL 60603 USA
Tel: 1-312-431-9100
Fax: 1-312-431-9985
Website: http://www.planning.org

Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
Provides consultation on sustainable development for communities in the United States and links them to relevant public and private programs.
U.S. Department of Energy
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401 USA
Tel: 1-303-275-4826
Fax: 1 -303-275-4830
Email: sustainabledevelopment@hq.doe.gov
Website: http://www.sustainable.doe.gov

Supports networking of cities in the Asia/Pacific region through documentation and dissemination of urban practices and provision of specialized expertise and information.
International Organizations Center
1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama 220 5F Japan
Tel: 81-45-233-2161
Fax: 81-45-223-2162
Email: mariko@citynet.imasy.org.jp

Healthy Cities Programme and Network

Institute for Sustainable Communities

International Association for Impact Assessment

International City Management Association

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

International Society of City and Regional Planners

International Union of Local Authorities
Largest association of municipalities with an emphasis on sustainable urban development.
39 Wassenaarseweg
2596CG The Hague, Netherlands
Tel: 31-70-324-4032
Fax: 31-70-324-6916
Email: iula@iula-hq.nl

International Urban Planning and Environmental Association

Local Initiative Facility for Urban Environment (LIFE)


Managing the Environment Locally in Sub-Saharan Africa (MELISSA)

The Mega-Cities Project


Office of Sustainable Ecosystems and Communities
Promotes community-based environmental and protection through ecosystem planning for local governments.
Website: http://www.epa.gov/econcommunity

Organization of Economic and Cooperation and Development
Publishes environmental and urban documents primarily focusing on industrialized countries.
2, rue Andre-Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16 France
Tel: 33-1-4524-8200
Fax: 33-1-4910-4276
Email: sales@oecd.org
Website: http://www.oecd.org

Sister Cities International
Pairs cities to provide support for urban environmental planning and management.
120 South Payne Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 USA
Tel: 1-703-836-3535
Fax: 1-703-836-4815

Sustainable Cities Project

Sustainable Cities Network

Tree City Initiative

United Towns Organization

World Resources Institute
Publishes a range of environmental reports, including a biannual guide to the global environmental that includes urban environmental indicators.
1709 New York Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20006 USA
Website: http://www.wri.org

Worldwatch Institute
Produces a magazine and publications on many environmental topics, including energy, transportation, water, pollution, recycling, infrastructure, and economics.
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036 USDA
Tel: 1 -202-452-1999
Fax: 1 -202-296-7365
Email: wwpub@worldwatch.org
Website: http://www.worldwatch.org