Think tank

Earth Institute

EI

New York City, NY, United States

The Earth Institute brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world's most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources. Earth Institute experts work hand-in-hand with academia, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits and individuals. They advise national governments and the United Nations on issues related to sustainable development and the Millennium Development Goals. They are educating the next generation of leaders in basic sciences and sustainable development. The Institute comprises more than 30 research centers and some 850 scientists, postdoctoral fellows, staff and students. Working across many disciplines, They study and create solutions for problems in public health, poverty, energy, ecosystems, climate, natural hazards and urbanization.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.earth.columbia.edu

Address:
The Earth Institute, Columbia University Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Level A Mail Code: 3277 New York NY 10025, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
Earth Institute
 26
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Alexander N. Halliday
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Steven A. Cohen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Earth Institute
 1,032
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Earth Institute
 55
% Female staff
2019
Earth Institute
44% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Earth Institute
53% 
United States average
27% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Earth Institute
 $121,233,000
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Earth Institute
 18,061
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Earth Institute
 14,065
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Earth Institute
 94,390
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Earth Institute
 92,133
Followers (2017)
Earth Institute
 88,100
Subscribers (2019)
Earth Institute
 3,004
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Earth Institute
 1,863
Followers (2019)
Earth Institute
 7,882
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Earth Institute
 2,366
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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