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The Architectural League of New York
For well over 100 years the Architectural League of New York has helped architects, artists, and the public enrich their understanding of the purposes and importance of the art of architecture. The League has remained constant in its focus on the aesthetic, cultural, and social concerns of architecture and the allied arts. Through its exhibitions, competitions, publications, design studies, and public programs, the League has a national impact, while at the same time playing a prominent role in the artistic and civic life of New York City.

Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture
ACADIA was formed in the early 1980's for the purpose of facilitating communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science. A particular focus is education and the software, hardware and pedagogy involved in education.

Building Officials Code Administrators International
Founded in 1915, Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., is a nonprofit member- ship association, comprised of more than 16,000 members who span the building community, from code enforcement officials to materials manufacturers. We are dedicated to preserving the public health, safety and welfare in the built environment through the effective, efficient use and enforcement of Model Codes. BOCA provides a unique opportunity for any individual to join and derive the benefits of membership. Our members are professionals who are directly or indirectly engaged in the construction and regulatory process.

Canadian Women's Business Network
The Canadian Women's Business Network, or CWBN, is an established online network for women. We're now into our fifth year on the Internet. We're one of the original pioneer web sites that began when there was very little online content available for businesses, especially women's businesses. CWBN is a site for women, made by women.

Construction Management Association of America
The Construction Management Association of America supports professional construction managers in enhancing their performance and capabilities and improving their business results.

The Ecovillage Network of the Americas (ENA)
The Ecovillage Network of the Americas (ENA) is a public policy research, education and networking project operated by subsistence workers and volunteers. Our focus is the needs of future generations for a safe and healthy planet to inhabit.

Global Citizen Commitment Initiative
Promoting a worldwide communityÊ of informed, inspired, committed citizens who are actively engaged in confronting the challenges facing humanity

Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers
The IEEE ("eye-triple-E"), The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., helps advance global prosperity by promoting the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.

Institute for Development Research
Institute for Development Research; IDR identifies and documents emerging issues facing NGOs and other civil society organizations, collaborates with the actors involved to identify effective strategies and institutional innovations, and then disseminates knowledge and capacity building programs to advance civil society's impact on complex development problems.

Institute for Development Studies
IDS is an internationally-renowned centre for research and teaching on development, established in 1966. IDS also hosts many innovative information and knowledge management services.

Institute for the History of Techonology and Industrial Archeology
The Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology, established in 1989, is a unit of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University. IHTIA's mission involves research, teaching, and service in the history of technology, industrial archaeology, and the history and preservation of historic engineering works.

International Council on Monuments and Sites
International Council on Monuments and Sites; including papers published from international conferences, world heritage sites in the US, and links to international world heritage sites

International Council of Shopping Centers
Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its 38,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 70 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 20 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.

International Facility Management Association
International Facility Management Association (refer to interactive slide show and forums)

M.S. Swaminathan Foundation
A non-political Trust committed to a mission of harnessing science and technology for environmentally sustainable and socially equitable development; based in India

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards is a non-profit federation of 55 state and territory architectural registration boards in the United States.

National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration. Established in 1901,* NIST strengthens the U.S. economy and improves the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. I

National Women's Business Council
The National WomenÕs Business Council, a bi-partisan Federal government advisory panel, was reauthorized by Congress in 1997 [Public Law 105-135].Ê It was created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, the Congress, and the Interagency Committee on WomenÕs Business Enterprise, its public sector counterpart on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

NGO Global Network
A comprehensive list of NGOs or non-government organizations.


Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors

The Trust For Public Land
Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public Land is the only national nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and well-being. TPL helps conserve land for recreation and spiritual nourishment and to improve the health and quality of life of American communities.

Unesco World Heritage organization
Protecting natural and cultural properties of outstanding universal value against the threat of damage in a rapidly developing world.

Van Alen Institute
The mission of Van Alen Institute is to improve the design of the public realm. Based in New York City

Women Business Owners of Canada
We are a newly created not-for-profit national business association. We represent the collective interests and concerns of women entrepreneurs across Canada. We look forward to working with affiliated womenÕs groups from across the country.

World Neighbors
World Neighbors works with the rural poor in 18 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to strengthen the ability of individuals and communities to solve their own problems of hunger, poverty, and disease. World Neighbors programs integrate improved agriculture, community-based health and family planning, environmental conservation, water and sanitation, and small business.

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