Center for Sustainable Development—CSDi - Indoor Air Pollution and Improved Cook Stoves
Since 2008, The Center for Sustainable Development—CSDi—has specialized in providing sound, evidence-based information, tools and training for humanitarian development professionals worldwide.
CSDi is firmly committed to proven, results-based solutions to end suffering and poverty. Our goal is to spread these solutions across the globe through our online field guides, resources and interactive online workshops. Work with us & become the solution.
How we do it.
Our mission is to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people by increasing the impact of development projects through empowering in-country field staff with the knowledge and skills to work more effectively.
We can cost efficiently provide a development field worker anywhere in the world with personalized information that helps them work more effectively. This distinctive capability is underpinned by the breadth of expertise of our team, our proven project development process, our online learning community platform, our extensive digital library and ongoing dialogue with and between our global network of students and alumni.
We provide in-country development field staff around the world with affordable, accessible and personalized information, training, consultancy and networking services to enable them to better plan and execute their projects. Information services include fact sheets, lesson plans, reading lists and articles that are provided free of charge via the www.csd-i.org website and e-newsletter.
Training and consultancy services are principally provided via our online courses. We also run in-country custom workshops. Networking services are provided within our collaborative learning network where members can interact and problem solve together.
Organisational Values & Culture:
We are a US registered charity. We achieve results by using information to unleash the potential of others. Our work is guided by the values of compassion, evidence, respect, rigor and transparency. CSDi is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.