Institute for Sustainable Development

The Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) is a non-governmental think-tank type organisation which was found in 1990 on the initiative of few members of the Polish Ecological Club. ISD works for the promotion and implementation of the principles and solutions which contribute to Poland’s sustainable development.

ISD Foundation have been recognised as first Polish and Central European think-tank (14th in Europe, 49th in the World) in the field of environment in Go To Think-Tank Index opinion pool of University of Pennsylvania since 2016

In its activities, the Institute is guided by its mission to:

  • build positive relations between socio-economic development and environmental protection;
  • act in the interest of the present and future generations.

The Institute is a member of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), CAN-Europe, Regional Center for Excellence in Sustainability Education Warsaw Metropolitan (UN certified) and takes part in the national NGO coalitions, e.g. the Climate, for EU Funds and Forum for the Animation of Rural Areas.