Collaborative Networks

Collaborative Network Approach (PDF)
A description of the Garfield Foundation’s Collaborative Networks program.

Impacts that Endure: Using Systems Thinking to Organize Large Scale Collaboration
Blog post by Marta Ceroni and Ruth Rominger (2018).

Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System (PDF)
A seminal article by Donella Meadows, essential for systems thinkers and change makers.

Cancer Free Economy Network

Take Action for a Healthy Future
CFEN’s call to action, via website and video (2020).

CFEN Member List (PDF)
The organizations, individuals and institutions making up CFEN’s membership as of January 2019.

CFEN Description (PDF)
Overview of CFEN activities written for supporters, partners and potential allies (2019).

CFEN Accomplishments (PDF)
History and explanation of CFEN’s work from 2014 to date (2019).

Connecting Health and Environment Solutions Across Sectors and Communities
Blog post by Fred Brown, Debra Erenberg and Ruth Rominger (2018).

Video: CFE Systems Mapping
Presented by Joe Hsueh (2014).

Cancer Free Economy Grant Award Press Release (PDF)
Garfield Foundation announces the launch of the CFE Network (2014).

Contaminating Our Bodies With Everyday Products 
Article by Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times (2015).

Chemicals Without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World
Review of the book by Ken Geiser. We recommend reading the full book (2015).


Website featuring information about the Network and midwest energy news.

Cutting Through the Complexity: A Roadmap for Effective Collaboration
Article by David Ehrlichman, David Sawyer, and Matthew Spence in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (2018).

Environmental Sustainability

Los Angeles Sustainability

Los Angeles Sustainable City pLAn
Website detailing the city’s roadmap to sustainability.

A Time of Opportunity: Water, Health, and Equity in the Los Angeles Region (PDF)
Executive Summary prepared by the Prevention Institute (2018).

Mercury Source Reduction

Global Mercury Assessment 2018 (PDF)
Key findings from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Minamata Convention on Mercury
Website of the United Nations Environment Programme Minamata Convention.

The Minamata Convention on Mercury: Contents, Guidance, and Resources
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) convention ratification and compliance assistance website.

Zero Mercury Working Group
Website containing news, updates and resources.

Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC)
Website covering state product phase-outs.

Coalition Calls for an End to Dental Amalgam in the United States
Article in Dentistry Today (2018).

Berlin Declaration Shows Amalgam Has Entered Its Twilight Era
Article by Charlie Brown, JD and Elena Lymberidi-Settimo in Dentistry Today (2018).

Promoting Dental Amalgam Phase-Down Measures Under the Minamata Convention and Other Initiatives, For “Especially Women, Children and, Through Them, Future Generations” (PDF)
Report on global workshop coordinated by the UN Environment Programme and World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry (2018).

Funder Affinity Groups

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