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Sustainable Materials & Biopackaging: BIOP 2120

Welcome BIOP 2120 Students!

This guide is intended to help you find background and scientific information for your proposal and final project for Frontiers in Sustainable Biomaterials. Please feel free to contact me anytime with questions about searching for and evaluating literature. 

News and Background Information

In-class Worksheet/Homework

Essential Scientific Databases

Websites on Green Building

Sustainable Agriculture Websites

Business Databases & Public Websites

Eldis: Corporate Responsibility Resource Guide

Eldis provides news, reports and information on international development issues and maintains an excellent resource guide on corporate responsibility.  Eldis, formerly the Electronic Development and Environment Information System, is one of a family of knowledge services from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex (UK). 


Institute for Global Ethics

The Institute promotes ethical behavior and integrity in schools, corporations and governments through research and programming.  It includes the Center for Corporate Ethics which provides consulting services to businesses including “ethical fitness” training. 


Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

BSR is an international organization which works with its global network of more than 250 member companies to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.  See their links for “Research” and “Resources.”


Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire (CSRwire)

A leading source of CSR and sustainability news, reports, events and information.