We empower communities that live in the most polluted places on earth

Source International is a group of scientists and lawyers who work with communities to provide evidence of pollution and human rights abuses. This evidence enables them to stand up for their rights.

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Our research changes laws and lives

By gathering evidence and conducting research, Source International is able to help communities protect the environments in which they live.

Cerro de pasco, Peru

An open-pit mine has been consuming the city, and polluting the community's air and water. When Source International provided data, the city was declared a state of emergency.
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Valle de Siria, Honduras

Heavy metals from a mine was causing severe health problems for residents. The Supreme Court of Honduras cited Source International's studies when it declared national mining laws unconstitutional for violating the human right to health.
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Sipakapa, Guatemala

Heavy metals from a mine were damaging the environment and health of a nearby community. Source International's research helped form the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, which ordered the company to improve its safety and protect people nearby.
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Since 2009, we have worked with over 40 communities in more than 20 countries, on 5 continents.

What makes Source International Unique

First-hand data

We are the only venture that provides real first-hand data to its clients.

Field experience

There is no other organization or company that has the level of field experience that we have.

Local engagement

We are the only organization that has a proven approach and methodology to engage local communities.

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