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The David Suzuki Foundation works with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment by providing science-based education, advocacy and policy work, and acting as a and acting as a catalyst for the social change that today's situation demands. Its mission is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future. Its vision is that within a generation, Canadians act on the understanding that They are all interconnected and interdependent with nature. The David Suzuki Foundation has the following main goals: protecting the climate and ensure that Canada is doing its fair share to avoid dangerous climate change and is on track to achieve a safe level of greenhouse gas emissions; transforming the economy and make certain that Canadians can maintain a high quality of life within the finite limits of nature through efficient resource use; protecting nature and work to protect the diversity and health of Canada's marine, freshwater, and terrestrial creatures and ecosystems; reconnecting with nature and ensure that Canadians, especially youth, learn about their dependence on a healthy environment through outdoor education; building community and engage Canadians to live healthier, more fulfilled and just lives with tips on building Earth-friendly infrastructure, making smart energy choices, using efficient transportation, and being mindful of the products, food and water that is being used.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.davidsuzuki.org/

Address:
219 – 2211 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6K 4S2

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Canada
Operating languages
English , French

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
David Suzuki Foundation
 34
Canada average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: David Suzuki
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Ian Bruce, Acting Executive Director
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
David Suzuki Foundation
 9
Canada average
 25
Global average
 87
2017
David Suzuki Foundation
 86
% Female staff
2021
David Suzuki Foundation
 56%
Canada average
 54%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2017
David Suzuki Foundation
 18%
Canada average
 37%
Global average
 41%

Organisational performance

Financials
2020
David Suzuki Foundation
 $10,701,000
Canada average
 $6,219,932
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
David Suzuki Foundation
 $9,956,000
2016
David Suzuki Foundation
 $14,253,286

Social

Likes (2023)
David Suzuki Foundation
 509,344
Canada average
 19,656
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
David Suzuki Foundation
 498,784
Likes (2021)
David Suzuki Foundation
 503,325
Twitter
Followers (2022)
David Suzuki Foundation
 157,321
Canada average
 12,314
Global average
 19,697
Followers (2021)
David Suzuki Foundation
 157,213
Followers (2019)
David Suzuki Foundation
 156,304
Subscribers (2023)
David Suzuki Foundation
 6,120
Canada average
 3,436
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
David Suzuki Foundation
 5,710
Subscribers (2021)
David Suzuki Foundation
 5,420
Followers (2023)
David Suzuki Foundation
 108,000
Canada average
 5,924
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
David Suzuki Foundation
 97,668
Followers (2021)
David Suzuki Foundation
 88,220
Followers (2022)
David Suzuki Foundation
 20,691
Canada average
 8,137
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
David Suzuki Foundation
 13,415

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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