Volunteer for Global Sustainable Development Activities

If you are interested in volunteering, these programs may be right for you:

Chemists Without Borders
A public benefit, non-profit, international humanitarian organization designed to alleviate human suffering through the use of proven chemical technologies and related skills.

Engineers Without Borders
An international association of national groups whose mission is to facilitate collaboration, exchange of information, and assistance among its member groups that have applied to become part of the association. Engineers Without Borders helps the member groups develop their capacity to assist poor communities in their respective countries and create a new generation of GLOBAL engineers.

Engineering for Change
Founded in the spirit of engineers' harnessing a common passion for designing and applying creative technical solutions to a broad range of significant humanitarian challenges. Organized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Engineers Without Borders-USA.

Global Knowledge Initiative
Builds global knowledge partnerships between individuals and institutions of higher education and research. Helps partners access the global knowledge, technology, and human resources needed to sustain growth and achieve prosperity for all.

Scientists Without Borders
A web-based collaborative community dedicated to generating, sharing, and advancing innovative science and technology-based solutions to the world´s most pressing global development challenges.

Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Launched by the United Nations in August 2012, this independent organization seeks to network centers of research, academic, and technical institutions to address global environmental and socio-economic problems. The Network will build beyond the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a result of the Rio+20 Conference held in June 2012; MDG 7 is “Ensure Environmental Sustainability”.

Other Programs

AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Sustainability

Center for Sustainable Engineering
A partnership among five universities: Syracuse University (lead institution), Arizona State University, Carnegie-Mellon University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Texas at Austin

Engineers for Sustainability
Organized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Humanitarian Technology Challenge
Organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Sustainable Engineering Forum
Organized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Sustainable Wastewater Management in Developing Countries
Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)