Endorsements and Signatures

E. O. Wilson
Professor of biology at Harvard University; author of Sociobiology, The Ants, The Diversity of Life, Consilience, and many other books; winner of the U.S. National Medal of Science; Pulitzer Prize winner; Crafoord Prize winner; member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Chris Matthews
Host of Hardball with Chris Matthews (MSNBC) and The Chris Matthews Show (NBC News); author of several best-sellers; regular commentator on NBC's Today Show
Wendell Berry
Farmer; author of more than forty books; past fellow of both the Guggenheim Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation
Vandana Shiva
Director of the Research Foundation on Science, Technology, and Ecology; author of Water Wars: Pollution, Profits, and Privatization and Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge; recipient of the Right Livelihood Award
Herman Daly
Professor of ecological economics at the University of Maryland; cofounder of the International Society for Ecological Economics; author of Beyond Growth and Steady-State Economics; coauthor of For the Common Good; recipient of the Right Livelihood Award
John Battle
Member of U.K. Parliament for West Leeds
has worked for over 30 years on the problem of agriculture. The purpose is to develop an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops.
engages communities and governments in the effective application of science to protect and restore public and ecosystem health. SEHN is the leading proponent in the United States of the precautionary principle as a new basis for environmental and public health policy.
is a pioneer in the field of social and environmental investing. Portfolio 21 invests in companies designing ecologically superior products, using renewable energy, and developing efficient production methods - companies that recognize sustainability as a fundamental human challenge and a tremendous business opportunity.
advances the understanding and practice of jubilee economics. Central to JEM's effort is helping people align with sustainable economic practices that support, rather than undermine, the ecosystems of the planet.
advances the understanding and practice of jubilee economics. Central to JEM's effort is helping people align with sustainable economic practices that support, rather than undermine, the ecosystems of the planet.
is a privately held corporation of engineers, technicians, and contractors working to bring energy efficiency technology to individuals and companies. MSEC uses its energy efficiency projects to demonstrate the value of sustainability.
works to achieve a more sustainable future. Manomet convenes stakeholders and develops science-based, enduring solutions that work in the real world and improve conditions for wildlife, habitats and people.

The CASSE position on economic growth is gaining support.  Some of the brightest sustainability thinkers in the world have signed it, and numerous forward-thinking organizations have endorsed it.