Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit, non-political and Non-Government Organization (NGO) committed to sustainable socio-economic development, conservation of natural resources, use of clean energy and protection of the environment. This community-based organization exists to address and solve integrated environmental and socio-economic problems like global warming and sea level rise; unsustainable use of natural resources; drinking water crisis; Sundarbans biodiversity destruction; human rights violation; increasing uses of dirty energy; gender inequity etc. The vision of the organization is ‘to promote ecological balance and create harmony between humans and their environment’. The mission of the BEDS is "to build the capacity of the most vulnerable communities to ensure sustainable use of natural resources, provide eco-friendly means of living, reduce the adverse impact of climate change and improve their socio-economic condition while maintaining the ecological balance".