Research organisations

Find free, in-depth research on sustainability and ethical trade from these organisations

An alliance of organisations that advocate food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.

Food Ethics Council
A charity that provides independent advice on the ethics of food and farming. Their aim is to create a food system that is fair and healthy for people and the environment.

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 New Economics Foundation
This organisation calls itself an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. Economics as if people and the planet mattered.

Independent, agenda-setting research, analysis and commentary across all aspects of sustainability with the aim of inspiring transformative business leadership.

WWF - Research Centre
The WWF Network is an environmental organisation working globally with the aim that people and nature thrive within their fair share of the planet’s natural resources.

International Institute for Environment and Development
Independent international research organisation in sustainable development.

International Labour Organization - Publications and Research
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world.

Greenpeace - Media centre reports
International environmental activist network.

Transparency International
Leading non-governmental anti-corruption organisation. Part of their work involves the promotion of ethical standards of conduct and compliance with the law by the public and private sectors in international and domestic business transactions.