CANSEE is the Canadian chapter of ISEE, the International Society for Ecological Economics. ISEE endeavours to facilitate understanding between economists and ecologists in pursuit of a vision of a sustainable future, through trans-disciplinary research and dialogue.
  • Club of Budapest (Original Idea of Sustainability)
    Founded in 1993, the global Club of Budapest is an informal international association dedicated to developing a new way of thinking and a new ethics that will help resolve the social, political, economic, and ecological challenges of the 21st century. With its roster of internationally renowned members the Club initiates a dialogue between different belief systems and world views in order to co-create and develop effective strategies for responsible and sustainable action with a global focus.
  • Gandhi Peace Foundation
    The Gandhi Foundation was set up in 1955 to spread knowledge of the philosophy and teaching of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) in India. Central to Gandhi's vision was an impassioned conviction that at the heart of all life there is Truth which sustains all creation, a Truth which demands a personal response from each individual. He held nonviolence as a basic tenet, a positive outgoing belief to bring about fundamental change at all levels, from the interpersonal to relations between states.
  • Schumacher Society
    The E. F. Schumacher Society, named after the author of Small Is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered, is an educational non-profit organization founded in 1980. Their programs demonstrate that both social and environmental sustainability can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale communities and respect for the natural environment to economic issues.
  • Kosmos
    The mission of Kosmos Associates, Inc. is to inform, inspire and engage individual and collective participation in a global shift of a higher-order consciousness, and in the transformation of our political, economic, cultural and social structures to reflect this shift.
  • Institute of Neotic Sciences (IONS)
    IONS is a nonprofit membership organization located in Northern California that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness — including perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and intuition. The Institute explores phenomena that do not necessarily fit conventional scientific models, while maintaining a commitment to scientific rigor.
  • Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
    Engineers Without Borders has responded to an urgent need, helping people in developing communities gain access to technologies that will improve their lives. They believe that technology, when appropriately incorporated into each community's social, cultural, economic and political context, can drive extraordinary change.