International Environment Forum
The International Environment Forum (IEF) is a Bahá'í-inspired non-governmental professional organization whose members from the Bahá'í Faith and the wider community promote the application of spiritual and ethical principles to the challenges of the environment and sustainable development. Founded in 1997, and now with over 300 members in 60 countries on five continents, the IEF maintains links with many more individuals and groups. The IEF was accredited by the United Nations to the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg 2002) and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in 2012 as a scientific and technological organization. Its has an elected Governing Board, with its General Secretary in Australia, and members presently in Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, UK, and USA.
Monthly newsletter "Leaves"; statements to various UN conferences and processes; extensive resources on the IEF website; interfaith course on climate change and other training materials.