The Center for Process Studies (CPS) is a faculty center of Claremont School of Theology in association with Department of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. CPS seeks to promote the common good by means of the relational approach found in process thought. Process thought is based on the work of philosophers Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne, two contemporary examples of a longstanding philosophical tradition that emphasizes becoming and change over static being.
The International Process Network (IPN) is a global network for process-relational philosophies. Process-relational philosophies (or “process”), in general, have creativity, organic change over time, interiority and interdependence as fundamental aspects of their understandings. The purpose of IPN is to support, generate, and disseminate an international discourse on the meaning and implications of process thought across academic disciplines and conflicting truth-claims, and in relation to the entire community of life and the cosmos.
Ecological Civilization International works to identify how the major sectors of human social, political, and economic life will need to be organized if humans are to live ecologically and sustainably on this planet for the long-term. Core research into the requirements of ecological civilization gives rise to policy recommendations, advocacy work, and transformative implementations that turn theory into reality. We are committed to bring together both theory and practice, moving beyond narrow disciplinary boundaries in order to secure our future and learn to think and live sustainably on this planet.
Pando Populus is a platform for people who care about big ideas that matter for a thriving biosphere. Their name comes from the largest and oldest organism on the planet — a giant grove of quaking aspen, some 80,000 years old. Above ground, the trees appear as individuals. Underground they are interconnected through a shared and vast root system.
China Ecological Civilization e-news letter, formally released since January 1, 2014, is now a reliable source of information about the sustainable growth and environment protection in China. It is currently run by Xinhua News Agency Los Angeles Bureau. Scholars, entrepreneurs, officials in China, United States, Belgium, France, Italy, Sweden, Russia, India and some other countries are now subscribing and reading it. Some of the news stories and photos published on the e-news letter now can be seen on this website. All of the news stories and photos are released by Xinhua News Agency, the biggest media outlet in China.
Established in 1973, South China Institute Of Environmental Sciences (“SCIES”) is a non-profit scientific research institution directly under the Ministry of Environment Protection with the mission of specializing in comprehensive scientific research on the environment. SCIES has a staff of 228, 196 of whom are scientific professionals and form a strong team with 25 researchers, 58 senior engineers, 41 Doctors, 94 Masters and 6 experts granted with governmental special allowance. Our team comprises a diverse mix of more than 40 multidisciplinary professionals in the fields including environment science, environment engineering, chemical, atmosphere physics, meteorology, geology, computer, instrument and mechanics, with substantial academic and scientific research strength.
Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) is a ministerial-level institution directly affiliated to the State Council. The Academy pioneers in the training of senior civil servants. It is an important base for the training of senior administrators and policy researchers, an important think-tank of policy consultation to the central government. The Ecological Civilization Research Center is attached to CAG, which performs a vital role in the work of scientific research and policy consultancy under CAG’s guidance and supervision. Ecological Civilization Research Center of CAG insists on the concept of “knowledge and action should go hand in hand”; and the method of “integrated multidiscipline”, to implement their research activities.