Sustainable markets group partners and links

Below are some of the current and past partners the sustainable markets group has worked with. For further information please also visit our project pages.

Asociacion para la Naturaleza y el Desarrollo Sostenible (ANDES)
ANDES is an indigenous NGO based in Cusco, Peru. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its work in the defence of indigenous rights to genetic resources, traditional knowledge and in the conservation of biological and cultural resources and the character of the landscape of the Andes. ANDES has contributed to our Shaping Sustainable Markets flagship work.

British Embassy, Astana, Kazakhstan
The British Embassy in Kazakhstan has partnered on our oil and gas work in Kazakhstan.

The CARIBSAVE Partnership addresses the impacts and challenges surrounding climate change, tourism, the environment, economic development and community livelihoods across the Caribbean Basin, using an integrated and holistic approach.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 
CRS partner on the new business models for sustainable trading relationships project.

CATIE aims to contribute to rural poverty reduction by promoting competitive and sustainable agriculture and natural resource management, through higher education, research and technical cooperation. CATIE is a partner on the Green Economy Report work.

Centre for Public Interest Law (Ghana) 
The Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is a rights based non-governmental not for profit organization which focuses upon issues of public and private accountability in Ghana’s Mining Sector. They partner on our citizen empowerment in extractive industries work.

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust 
CSWCT was established as a combined national and international initiative and a globally recognized collaborative conservation effort, geared towards developing and implementing a long-term strategy for conservation of chimpanzees and their habitat. As well as managing Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, CSWCT implements conservation programmes targeting in-situ chimpanzee conservation through education, research, community development and other participatory institutional arrangements. CSWCT is the lead partner on the Chimpanzee project in Uganda. 

CLACC (Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries for Adaptation to Climate Change) 
The CLACC are a group of fellows and international experts working on adaptation to climate change for least developed countries. Their aim is to strengthen the capacity of organizations in poor countries and support their initiatives in sustainable development through the network of fellows. The CLACC are involved in the work on the economics of climate change in LDCs.

Counterpart International 
Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. Counterpart International partner on the new business models for sustainable trading relationships project.

Ecoagriculture Partners 
EcoAgriculture Partners strives for a world where agricultural communities manage their landscapes as ecoagriculture to enable them simultaneously to enhance rural livelihoods, conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, and sustainably produce crops, livestock, fish, and fibre. Ecoagriculture partner on the new business models for sustainable trading relationships project. 

Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) 
Engineers Against Poverty works with industry, government and civil society to fight poverty and promote sustainable development. We influence corporate and public policy and help develop practical solutions aimed at creating jobs, promoting enterprise development and improving education and training. EAP contribute to the oil and gas contracting chain project work.

Food Climate Research Network 
The FCRN's aim is to increase our understanding of how the food system contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and what we can do to reduce them. The Food Climate Research Network have contributed to our flagship Shaping Sustainable Markets work. 

Forestry Administration Cambodia 
The FA is the key government agency in the Eastern Plains responsible for management of state forest land outside of protected areas. It also has responsibility for managing the largest protected area in the landscape – Mondulkiri Protected Forest (MPF). The FA have contributed to our Cambodia biodiversity and tourism work.

Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development 
Work to develop ideas and innovative practices so that democratic decision-making can work better for sustainable development. FDSD have contributed to our flagship Shaping Sustainable Markets work.

The Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation works with local organisations in developing countries for a world in which all citizens – both men and women – have equal access to resources and opportunities for development. Hivos partners on our small producer work.

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) 
CIAT is an agricultural research institution. We focus on scientific solutions to hunger in the tropics. We believe eco-efficient agriculture—developing sustainable methods of food production—is the best way to eradicate hunger and improve livelihoods in the region.   CIAT partners on our new business models for sustainable trading relationships project.       

Just Economics 
Just Economics is a social and economic research company. We specialise in economic analyses of social issues and in have particular expertise in using measurement approaches such as Social Return on Investment and in conducting value for money studies. Just Economics has contributed to our flagship Shaping Sustainable Markets project.

Kazakhstan Revenue Watch (Kazakhstan) 
The Revenue Watch Institute is a non-profit policy institute and grantmaking organization that promotes the effective, transparent and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. They partner on our citizen empowerment in extractive industries work.

Living Earth Nigeria Foundation 
Living Earth Nigeria Foundation (LENF) is one of Living Earth's international partners. This NGO was established in February 1998 and is involved in community development and environmental education, employing Living Earth's approach of enabling communities to identify and address their own environmental problems while learning to manage their own resources. Living Earth partner on our SUNGAS project.

Living Earth 
The Living Earth Foundation (UK) (LEF) and Living Earth Nigeria Foundation  (LENF)are working with IIED on the project Sustainable Utilisation of Nigeria's Gas and Renewable Energy Resources (SUNGAS).

Niger Delta Wetlands Centre (Nigeria) 
The Niger Delta Wetlands Centre (NDWC) is dedicated to the study, conservation and management of the natural resources of the Niger Delta and to the improvement of the quality of life of its people. NDWC uses participatory approaches to involve local people in evaluating their resources, and in planning for their use and management in ways that focus on sustainability. NDWC work with us on our SUNGAS project.

The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research. We partner with NINA and others on the Policymix project.

Oxfam is a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering. Oxfam partners IIED on the project focusing on the impacts of climate change on economic growth in Jamaica.

ProForest is an independent consulting company specialising in the responsible management of natural resources. They help develop and implement sustainable policy and practices for forests, agricultural commodities and conservation. Proforest is a partner on the REDD and agriculture work.

Public Finance Monitoring Centre (Azerbaijan) 
The key task of PFMC is to trace the flow of public finance in Azerbaijan. The PFMC works with iied on thecitizen empowerment in extractive industries project.

Rainforest Alliance 
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. IIED partners with Rainforest Alliance on the new business models for sustainable trading relationships project.

REDEH's mission is to strengthen concepts and practices that encourage gender equity, race and ethnicity in public policies in health, education, culture and environment. REDEH are working on the CDCF toolkit project.

SNV (Netherlands Development Organisation) 
SNV supports organisations in the South that are committed to fighting poverty and improving local governance. These organizations – many of which operate at provincial or district level – are looking to build their capacity to heighten their performance and influence. SNV provides them with the technical and organisational expertise, and supports them in their change proceeses. SNV is the lead partner of the carbon finance project in Vietnam.

Social Action (Nigeria)
Social Action is a project of the Social Development Integrated Centre.  Social Action is a project for education, mobilisation and solidarity for communities and activists working for environmental justice, democracy and social change in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. The organisation works to promote increased citizens’ participation in addressing policy and practices in energy and mining, trade and investments that affects human rights, democracy and livelihoods. Social Action works primarily in Nigeria while collaborating with other citizens groups in the ECOWAS zone and the Gulf of Guinea. Social Action partners with IIED on the citizen empowerment in the extractive industries work.

SouthSouthNorth (SSN) is a network of organizations, research institutions and consultants grouped into one developmental organisation with considerable expertise to help public and private stakeholders and beneficiaries build capacity to reduce poverty in the context of global climate change. SSN operates in Brazil, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Bangladesh and Indonesia. SouthSouthNorth are working on the CDCF toolkit project.

Sustainable Food Laboratory 
The Sustainable Food Lab (SFL) is a consortium of business, non profit and public organizations working together to accelerate the shift toward sustainability. SFL partners with IIED on the new business models for sustainable trading relationships project. 

Terrestrial Carbon Group
The Terrestrial Carbon Group is an international group of specialists from science, economics, and public policy with expertise in land management, climate change and markets. Their objective is for terrestrial carbon to be effectively included in the international response to climate change. The Terrestrial Carbon Group is a partner on the REDD and agriculture work.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) 
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. Its mission is to provide business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development, and to support the business license to operate, innovate and grow in a world increasingly shaped by sustainable development issues. WBCSD worked on the ground-breaking mining work.

WWF Cambodia 
WWF is the lead partner in Cambodia for IIED's work on community-managed tourism. They are responsible for developing and maintaining working relationships with all government and community stakeholders, organising and delivering training and capacity building activities, ensuring project objectives are well understood by all stakeholders and communicated widely in Cambodia and the region, as well as day-to-day management of work plans and budgets.

WWF Zambia 
Zambia office for leading conservation group WWF. WWF Zambia partner with IIED on the community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) and climate change work.