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The Sustainable Development Foundatione is member of UN Global Compact, organizational stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), member of Brussel’s  European Foundation Centre (EFC) and member of ISWA (International solid waste association).  It has taken part of working groups at the European Environment Agency (EEA) and represented Italy in CEN (European Committee for Standardization) working groups.



The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
With over 8700 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world.
The Global Compact is a practical framework for the development, implementation, and disclosure of sustainability policies and practices, offering participants a wide spectrum of workstreams, management tools and resources — all designed to help advance sustainable business models and markets.

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a network-based organization that pioneered the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework. GRI is committed to the Framework’s continuous improvement and application worldwide. GRI’s core goals include the mainstreaming of disclosure on environmental, social and governance performance.
GRI’s Reporting Framework is developed through a consensus-seeking, multi-stakeholder process. Participants are drawn from global business, civil society, labor, academic and professional institutions.

The EFC is an international association of foundations and corporate funders dedicated to creating an enabling legal and fiscal environment for foundations, documenting the foundation landscape, strengthening the infrastructure of the sector, promoting collaboration, both among foundations and between foundations and other actors.
Established in 1989, the Centre is an independent international not-for-profit association under Belgian law. Ultimate authority vests in the EFC Annual General Assembly of Members, with governance entrusted to an elected Governing Council, supported by a Management Committee. Membership of the Centre implies commitment to the EFC brand. Members agree to adhere to the principles and objectives set out in the Prague Declaration, and the  EFC Principles of Good Practice endorsed by members and revised and updated on an ongoing basis.
ISWA, “The International Solid Waste Association”, is an international, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest to promote and develop sustainable waste management worldwide. ISWA has members around the world and is the only worldwide association promoting sustainable and professional waste management.
The Association is open to individuals and organizations from the scientific community, public institutions and public and private companies from all over the world working in the field of and interested in waste management.