We get a lot of requests to research groups and people but of course it's better if you can do it yourself. To start, when you're looking at local individuals and groups try putting these terms (one by one) into your search engine along with the name of the person or group you're investigating. Yes, it's an investigation. Follow your leads. Save to a folder on your computer and then begin putting it all together.
Climate Action Plan
Names of others you are investigating
Names of groups you are investigating
Banks financing projects in your area
Politicians you are investigating
University programs for Sustainability
United Nations Association of America (UNA-A)
High Speed Rail
Is the group you're researching affiliated with the United Nations?
The following list is published by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and includes all non-governmental organizations recognized by the UN as having consultative or special consultative status
NOTE: THIS LIST IS INCOMPLETE. ICLEI, FOR INSTANCE IS NOT ON IT, AND HERE IS ICLEI'S COMMENT FROM ITS WEBSITE : http://www.iclei.org/our-activities/our-advocacy.html
ICLEI has a special consultative status at the Economical and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2002.
Through its role as Organizing Partner (OP) of Local Authorities Major Group (LAMG), ICLEI has actively contributed in global efforts on sustainable development, since the adoption of Agenda 21 in 1992."
URL = http://www.igc.apc.org/habitat/ngo-rev/status.html
NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC
The following non-governmental organizations are in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council
- General Consultative Status (formerly Category I)
- Special Consultative Status (formerly Category II)
- ECOSOC Roster
- Secretary-General's Roster
- Agency Roster
- Commission on Sustainable Development Roster