The following links are provided as potential resources for those wanting to learn more about the dairy industry, and the background to some of its sustainability-related issues. There are no recommendations or endorsements given or implied via these suggestions.

Dairy Industry – local & global

Dairy Australia 

Innovation Center for US Dairy 

Dairy UK 

Climate Change – regional and primary industry-related issues

Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC) (University of Melbourne; Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources Victoria (formerly DEPI))

  • PICCC combines the resources and activities of its partners to lead research, development and education related to climate change and the primary industries.

Agriculture / Farming

SAI Platform Australia


Sustainable Food Laboratory

  •  - consortium of business, non-profit, and public organizations working to facilitate market-based solutions to achieving a sustainable food system to feed a growing world 

Food Climate Research Network (Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC); UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

General Sustainability

Three Pillars Network

  • - not-for-profit based network to generate and share knowledge on sustainability in Australia, mainly via meetings and webinars; topics covered include sustainable food, sustainability strategy, and behaviour change.

Network for Business Sustainability

  • - Canadian non-profit established in 2005, the Network for Business Sustainability is a powerful and growing network of international academic experts and business leaders. NBS produces authoritative resources on important sustainability issues – with the goal of shaping management practice and research. We connect thousands of researchers and professionals worldwide who are interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and who believe in the value of research-based practice and practice-based research. Read NBS's Strategic.



Commissioner for Environmental Sustinability Victoria

  • - independent statuary office reporting on Victoria’s environment, including the “State of the Environment” report for Victoria.