• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff101-250
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersCanada
  • Founded1990

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

The International Institute for Sustainable Development's mission is to promote human development and environmental sustainability through innovative research, communication and partnerships. Established in 1990, IISD is an independent, non-profit organisation that provides practical solutions to the challenge of integrating environmental and social priorities with economic development. They report on international negotiations, conduct rigorous research, and engage citizens, businesses and policy-makers on the shared goal of developing sustainably.  The Institute champions sustainable development around the world through innovation, partnerships, research and communications. It is dedicated to ongoing communication of its findings as it engages decision-makers in business, government, non-government organizations and other sectors. IISD is proud of its diverse, multi-talented team of over 100 staff and associates located in over 30 countries. Through their dynamic portfolio of projects and programs, the Institute has partnered with over 200 organizations worldwide. IISD has been ranked by sustainability experts as one of the most effective sustainable development research organizations in the world. As a registered charitable organization in Canada, the Institute has 501(c)(3) status in the U.S., IISD receives core operating support from the Government of Canada, as provided through the Canadian International Development Agency, the International Development Research Centre, Environment Canada and the Province of Manitoba. The Institute also receives project funding from numerous governments inside and outside Canada, United Nations agencies, foundations and the private sector. Themes Adaptation and Risk Reduction Climate Change and Energy Economics and SD Education, Learning and Leadership Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding Gender Equity Governance for Sustainable Development Internet and Technology International Trade Investment and Sustainable Development Measurement and Assessment Natural Resources Networks & Partnerships Sustainable Markets
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Job openings over the past year

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Examples of past jobs

  • Manager, Outreach and Events
    United States

Staff at International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) have experience in


  • development
  • climate change
  • research & development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • economic policy


  • goal global
  • bloomberg philantrophies


  • canada
  • india
  • botswana
  • uganda
  • malaysia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Climate Change
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Research & Development
Monitoring / Evaluation
Events / Training
Logistics / Supplies
Natural Resource Management
Capacity Building
Architecture / Design

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Company Offices

  • Canada (headquarters)
  • Winnipeg
  • 111 Lombard Avenue, Suite 325 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 0T4
  • United States
  • New York
  • IISD at Centre for Social Innovation 192 Spadina Avenue, Suite 403 Toronto, Ontario Canada M5T 2C2
  • Canada
  • Ottawa
  • 220 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 1100 Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1P 5Z9
  • Switzerland
  • Geneva
  • International Environment House 2 9 chemin de Balexert, 1219 Châtelaine Geneva, Switzerland