Brighter Green is a public policy action tank that works to raise awareness of and encourage policy action on issues that span the environment, animals, and sustainability. Based in New York, Brighter Green works in the U.S. and internationally with a focus on the countries of the global South and a strong commitment to ensuring and expanding equity and rights. On its own and in partnership with other organizations and individuals, Brighter Green generates and incubates research and project initiatives that are both visionary and practical. It produces publications, websites, documentary films, and programs to illuminate public debate among policy-makers, activists, communities, influential leaders, and the media, with the goal of social transformation at local and international levels.

Contact details

Website:
www.brightergreen.org

Address:
165 Court Street #171, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, South Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Brighter Green
 16
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Mia MacDonald
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Mia MacDonald
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Mia MacDonald
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Mia MacDonald
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Brighter Green
 11
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Brighter Green
 4
2019
Brighter Green
 3
% Female staff
2023
Brighter Green
 82%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Brighter Green
 100%
% Female researchers
2023
Brighter Green
 79%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Social

Likes (2023)
Brighter Green
 2,532
United States average
 67,517
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Brighter Green
 2,416
Likes (2021)
Brighter Green
 2,369
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Brighter Green
 1,862
United States average
 50,073
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Brighter Green
 1,792
Followers (2021)
Brighter Green
 1,650
Subscribers (2023)
Brighter Green
 631
United States average
 19,546
Global average
 6,278
Subscribers (2022)
Brighter Green
 637
Subscribers (2021)
Brighter Green
 641
Subscribers (2019)
Brighter Green
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Brighter Green
Followers (2023)
Brighter Green
 333
United States average
 18,451
Global average
 12,056
Followers (2022)
Brighter Green
 316
Followers (2019)
Brighter Green
 144

Data notes

Last updated: 15/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website, Think tank list
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