Communities and truly sustainable development
Community Environment Associates (CEA) works for stronger communities, healthier environments and social justice. Our two directors each have over 22 years of experience as consultants in this field, and we have a unique record of working at every level from small and marginalised communities to national policy work and UN conventions.
The services we offer include project advice and management, training, facilitation, research and evaluation. We work on single issues from waste, food and energy efficiency to complex and interdisciplinary approaches to climate change and sustainable development – see our core work areas for more information.
We keep CEA as a small and efficient company: work with us and you’ll deal directly with the directors. But we also work with a range of associates and partner organisations, as this site will show you, and those partners vary from consultancies to innovative social enterprises and universities.
We’ve been active in developing work on environmental justice in the UK, and we’re proud of writing the only guide to sustainable development that has received the Plain English ‘Crystal Mark’. If you want effective engagement we can help make it happen.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will ensure as long as life lasts
Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964
Her groundbreaking classic 'Silent Spring' (1962) altered the public's view of the natural world and initiated the modern environmental movement.