Partner Organizations that Share our Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Values

The following is a list of non-profit Centers, Councils, Networks and Research Institutes that are related to the mission and programs of the Center for Values-Driven Leadership. We have divided the organizations into two primary groups: organizations that focus on corporate responsibility (including CSR), sustainability, and flourishing; and organizations that focus on leadership development and organizational change. Leadership and change partner organizations can be found on the following page.

CSR and Sustainability

  1. The Aspen Institute
    The Aspen Institute mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues.
  2. Biomimicry Institute
    Promotes learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more sustainable and healthier human technologies and designs
  3. Caux Round Table
    The Caux Round Table (CRT) is an international network of experienced business leaders, who work with business and political leaders to design the intellectual strategies, management tools and practices to strengthen private enterprise and public governance to improve our global community.
  4. Center for Responsible Business, University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business
    The Center’s mission is to create a new generation of business leaders who are knowledgeable about and committed to CSR.
  5. Centre for Responsible Leadership, University of Pretoria Department of Business Management (South Africa)
    To facilitate the development of a generation of responsible leaders that are committed to social and environmental justice.
  6. Corporate Responsibility Officers Association
    The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association promotes the practice of sustainability and responsible organizational behavior as good for both society and driving organizational results.
  7. Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, Case Western Reserve University
    The Fowler Center for Sustainable Value advances extraordinary business innovation and social entrepreneurship by discovering how the social and global issues of our day can become bona-fide business opportunities.
  8. Global Compact, United Nations
    The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
  9. Net Impact
    “Net Impact is a global network of leaders who are changing the world through business.”
  10. Rocky Mountain Institute
    Our mission is to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources.
  11. SoL Sustainability Consortium
    The Purpose of the SoL Sustainability Consortium is to build the capacity in organizations and society to achieve economic, ecological and social sustainability so that all life can thrive for all time.
  12. US Association for the Club of Rome, Club of Rome
    Its essential mission is “to act as a global catalyst for change through the identification and analysis of the crucial problems facing humanity and the communication of such problems to the most important public and private decision makers as well as to the general public.”
  13. Worldwatch Institute
    Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Worldwatch focuses on the 21st-century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty by developing and disseminating solid data and innovative strategies for achieving a sustainable society.