Our Partner Network comprises more than 70 organizations that share the vision of living within the means of one planet. Partners play a vital role in guiding our research agenda and contributing to the development of Footprint methodology and standards. They are the world’s leading Footprint experts, working with business, government and individuals to make the Footprint relevant and practical.
Through their collaboration with us and with one another they create change in ways that would not be possible by working alone.
Ecolife is a Flemish environmental NGO that develops and implements models and campaigns to induce behavioral change towards more sustainable lifestyles for a variety of groups.
Ecolife uses the Ecological Footprint concept to strengthen public campaigns and to calculate the environmental impact of specific organizations. Their first Footprint campaign – “Ecoscore” – helped over 100 households lower their Ecological Footprint. Another campaign, ‘groene voeten’ (“Green Feet”) focused on farming families and households, encouraging both groups to reduce their Footprints and to reduce the ‘distance’ between consumer & farmer. Ecolife has done extensive work in calculating Footprints of: churches, summer camps, Fair Trade shops, municipalities, and primary schools.