Eye on Earth Defined

Eye on Earth is a global community of individuals and organisations that collaborate across disciplines and geographies to strengthen the environmental component of Sustainable Development.  Eye on Earth focuses on enabling the demand, creation, availability, discover-ability, usability and use of environmental (and related social and economic) data, information and knowledge – for all stakeholders in society.


The Eye on Earth movement facilitates a convening process that converges a multi-disciplinary, global community of experts from the full diversity of stakeholder categories in a cross-cutting knowledge exchange and collaboration-enabling platform.

The Eye on Earth framework engages a global community of stakeholder organizations and existing networks to collectively advance the availability, accessibility and usability of data and Information for all stakeholders.

Eye on Earth Vision

A world where environmental and associated social and economic information, combined with citizen engagement, improves decisions leading to sustainable development.

Eye on Earth Mission Statement

Eye on Earth builds networks and capacity across diverse knowledge communities to improve decision-making for sustainable development.