Centre for Environment and Development

The Centre for Environment and Development (CED) is an UN-ECOSOC and UNFCCC accredited agency established in 1993 as the successor of the Public Campaign on Environment and Development (1990) after the 1992 UNCED. CED operate as a think-tank and concept builder, research & policy institute, watchdog group, and campaigner. It operates through the main thematic areas of Sustainable Development and Social Justice. CED works on wide number of issues related to sustainable consumption & production, climate sustainability policy & partnerships, green economy and sustainable development governance, community empowerment & poverty eradication, consumer protection & social justice, and corporate sustainability & social responsibility, and other related issues.  Currently CED works on developing systems linkages-based SDG service provisioning. (see

 SDG Transformation Lab

The SDG Transformation Lab, a collaboration between Global Sustainability Solutions (GLOSS) and Centre for Environment and Development,  is an initiative to towards transforming our world in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDG Transformation Lab establishes an inclusive platform that brings together action-research, systems-change innovation, inclusive co-creation and demonstrable transformation models capable of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The SDG Transformation Lab is a hub for four process drivers. Knowledge building, where action-research will fuel publications, training and skills development; enterprise innovation, where new ideas will be tested and systems designed; inclusive co-creation, seeing partnerships for change forged through horizontal knowledge sharing; and finally, demonstrable transformation, where success is championed and expertise diffused for growth and scale.

Sri Lanka Stakeholder SDG Platform

Global Sustainability Solutions (GLOSS) coordinates the Platform Facility of the The Sri Lanka Stakeholder SDG Platform (SLS-SDG Platform) established by a collective of representatives including CSOs, private sector, academia, professional associations, etc. to facilitate an Inclusive Transformation towards sustainable development in Sri Lanka. The main objectives of the ‘SLS-SDG Platform’ are to Facilitate an inclusive transformation in Sri Lanka and Facilitate an independent monitoring and reporting on the implementation of SDGs in Sri Lanka.

Peoples Sustainability Treaties

Peoples Sustainability Treaties was initiated in 2012 for the Rio+20 earth Summit. he fourteen Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties, evolved through a consultative process engaging over three hundred of civil society organizations, converged at the Rio+20 to launch a Manifesto on the final day of the summit. They have declared that another world is possible after Rio+20 and pledged their commitment to a transition toward increasingly sustainable futures on earth. Currently its working to converge with the objective of the 2030 agenda. GLOSS partnered with CED to host the secretariat for the PST process. See

Climate Sustainability Platform

The Climate Sustainability PLATFORM is an open-ended platform that brings together the decision makers and influencers from different stakeholders, sectors and people. The platform utilizes existing processes, forums, organizations and mechanisms to create collective consensus building towards a climate sustainability agreement. The Climate Sustainability PLATFORM is moderated by the (CED) and (GLOSS) with the support of dozens of organizations and individuals across the world. Created in 2009, the PLATFORM was officially launched just prior to the Copenhagen Climate Summit or the UNFCCC COP15 in Denmark. About fifty leaders from all regions and stakeholders gathered as the PLATFORM to organise dialogues, campus, exhibition, exchange, entrepreneurand a manifesto.