Sustainable World Coalition Mission & Principles

Mission

Identity

We are a coalition of individuals and supporting organizations who work toward a world that is environmentally sustainable, socially just and spiritually fulfilling.

Purpose

Our work is to educate, inspire and activate, fostering a strong engagement in planetary sustainability and a fair, equitable human society.

Mission

We produce programs, events and materials for education and engagement to promote action that restores and maintains the health of the planet and the well-being of humanity.

Affiliation

We are a project of the Earth Island Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Principles

Internal

  1. Clearly articulated mission statement and set of principles
  2. Commitment to an on-going process of improvement
  3. Measuring and reporting on progress and performance
  4. Transparency of accounting and the triple bottom line
  5. Open lines of communication
  6. In-house waste reduction and pollution prevention
  7. Materials that inform staff about economic, environmental and social trends

External

  1. Policy and practice of honesty and service with the public
  2. Commitment to community development and benefit
  3. Work with other public interest organizations
  4. Contract with socially and environmentally responsible companies
  5. Use the precautionary principle
  6. Have fun, stay healthy, and enjoy the work!