In March 2014, RCE Dublin was acknowledged by the United Nations University as a Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for the greater Dublin region. RCE Dublin is coordinated by Dublin City University (DCU) and its partnership includes Educate Together, An Taisce, Dublin City Council, Fighting Words, Exchange House Ireland and ECO-UNESCO. The Director of RCE Dublin is Dr. Charlotte Holland, and the centre is based within the DCU Institute of Education.
The main thrust of RCE Dublin is to enable citizens to learn how to live more sustainably, and through partnerships with public bodies, industry, NGOs and civil society, RCE Dublin implements creative educational initiatives on sustainability, and engages in frontier research on educating for sustainability here in Ireland and across the globe. RCE Dublin specifically supports the transition towards sustainable futures for all through: