Rocky Mountain Institute. The Rocky Mountain Institute is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters
the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous,
and life-sustaining. The institute’s consulting efforts center around four thematic
areas: Built Environment, Energy & Resources, Mobility & Vehicle Efficiency and Sustainable
Cities. The institute also has a variety of resources including numerous publications,
videos and podcasts. RMI also offers competitive internships for sustainably minded
Worldwatch Institute. Founded by Lester Brown in 1974, the Worldwatch Institute offers a unique blend
of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing that has made
it a leading source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social,
and economic trends. Their work revolves around the transition to an environmentally
sustainable and socially just society and how to achieve it.
Bioneers. Founder Kenny Ausubel coined the word Bioneers 1990 to describe an emerging culture
of social and scientific innovators who are mimicking nature¹s operating instructions
to serve human ends while enriching the web of life. We take a "solve-the-whole-problem"
approach: Taking care of nature means taking care of people - and taking care of people
means taking care of nature.
World Resources Institute. World Resources Institute is an independent nonprofit organization with a staff
of more than 100 scientists, economists, policy experts, business analysts, statistical
analysts, mapmakers, and communicators working to protect the Earth and improve people's
Redefining Progress. Redefining Progress is the nation’s leading public policy think tank dedicated to
smart economics. They work to find solutions that secure a sustainable and equitable
world for future generations. They also offer internships for college students.