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
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
Fax: 1 -303-275-4830
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
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.
2596CG The Hague, Netherlands
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.
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
Sister Cities International
Pairs cities to provide support for urban environmental planning and management.
120 South Payne Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 USA
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
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