Think tank

Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social

Latin American Centre for Social Ecology ‒ CLAES

Montevideo, Uruguay

CLAES is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to research, action, and the promotion of social ecology. Recognizing a reciprocal link between human groups and their environmental environment in a historical context, socio-environmental problems are considered - linking research with action from an ethical commitment made to the defense of life and the promotion of sustainable alternatives to development.

Contact details

Website:
http://ambiental.net/

Address:
Casilla de Correo 13125, Montevideo 11700, Uruguay

Country:
Uruguay

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Latin America
Operating languages
Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1989
Age (years)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 33
Uruguay average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Branch of former Franciscan and Ecological Centre (CIPFE)
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Viviana Basanta, José da Cruz, and Vera Babat (Directors)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Staff size
2021
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 11
Uruguay average
 17
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 45%
Uruguay average
 55%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 20%
Uruguay average
 31%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 2
Uruguay average
 10
Global average
 34

Social

Twitter
Followers (2022)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 5,269
Uruguay average
 4,089
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 5,061
Followers (2019)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 4,658
Subscribers (2022)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 174
Uruguay average
 436
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 153
Subscribers (2019)
Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social
 124

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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