Institute for Sustainable Communities

Montpelier, VT
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The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) mission is to help communities around the world address environmental, economic and social challenges to build a better future that can be shared by all.

ISC brings together practices from the public and private sectors, and uses creative, flexible training and mentoring to help communities produce breakthrough results.  To date the organization has managed 70 projects in 19 countries, leaving a legacy of strong community leaders, organizations and networks with the capacity to keep building on its work.  It specializes in connecting civic participation with environmental problem solving.

The organization was founded in 1991 by former Vermont governor Madeleine M. Kunin.