for Sustainable Development Toolkit, Version 2
- The ESD Toolkit is an easy-to-use manual for beginning the
process of combining education and sustainability. The ESD
Toolkit will help schools and communities develop a process
to create locally relevant and culturally appropriate education.
The Toolkit is based on the idea that communities and educational
systems need to dovetail their sustainability efforts. Ideally,
local educational systems can reorient existing curriculums
to reinforce local sustainability goals.
- The Center for Ecoliteracy is dedicated to
fostering the experience and understanding of the natural
Governance in the new City of Toronto; A Practical Project
- A University of Toronto course on environmental
governance in the new city of Toronto.
- The University of Toronto's Environmental Protection Advisory
- E.P.A.C is made up of students, faculty,
and staff who meet four times a year to advise the University
on the implementation of the University of Toronto Environmental
Protection Policy. The policy addresses a variety of topics
such as environmental options for new construction, resource
conservation and the minimization of pollutants.
- Education for Sustainable Development
- Education for sustainable development enables
people to develop the knowledge, values and skills to participate
in decisions about the way we do things individually and collectively,
both locally and globally, that will improve the quality of
life now without damaging the planet for the future.
Federation of Canadian
- The Federation of Canadian Municipalities
(FCM) has been the national voice of municipal government
since 1901. FCM is dedicated to improving the quality of life
in all communities by promoting strong, effective and accountable
- Harmony Foundation was established in 1985
on the principle that cooperation and education are the cornerstones
of a successful transition to a sustainable society.
- Johannesburg Summit 2002 is the World Summit
on Sustainable Development ¡V will bring together tens
of thousands of participants, including heads of State and
Government, national delegates and leaders from non-governmental
organizations (NGOs), businesses and other major groups to
focus the world's attention and direct action toward meeting
difficult challenges, including improving people's lives and
conserving our natural resources in a world that is growing
in population, with ever-increasing demands for food, water,
shelter, sanitation, energy, health services and economic
& Planet Friendly News Letter (latest)
- A free weekly e-newsletter of peace, sustainable
living, environmental & social justice events, workshops,
courses, festivals, films, broadcasts, resources & jobs
in Ontario & beyond!
- Develops indicators that measure progress
toward a sustainable economy, society and environment.
Toronto Environmental Alliance's Council Watch first issue
- Council Watch provides a window into environmental
issues at Toronto City Hall. Too often important environmental
decisions are taken without broad public involvement. Also,
the complexities and nuances of how issues are handled at
City Hall can be bewildering. Council Watch aims to demystify
the process and give timely alerts.
- University of Toronto's Environmental Resource Network
- U.T.E.R.N. is a network of University of
Toronto's environmentally oriented groups, programmes, and
organizations on campus.