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
 28
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Alex N. Halliday
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Alexander N. Halliday
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Alexander N. Halliday
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Earth Institute
 32
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2019
Earth Institute
 1,032
2017
Earth Institute
 55
% Female staff
2023
Earth Institute
 22%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2019
Earth Institute
 44%
% Female researchers
2019
Earth Institute
 53%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Earth Institute
 $121,233,000
United States average
 $20,890,084
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Earth Institute
 228
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Earth Institute
 194
Likes (2021)
Earth Institute
 19,099
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Earth Institute
 98,400
United States average
 50,101
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Earth Institute
 131
Followers (2021)
Earth Institute
 98,204
Subscribers (2023)
Earth Institute
 6,870
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Earth Institute
 6,080
Subscribers (2021)
Earth Institute
 5,060
Followers (2023)
Earth Institute
 15,000
United States average
 15,956
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Earth Institute
 250
Followers (2021)
Earth Institute
 11,436
Followers (2023)
Earth Institute
 6,747
United States average
 18,654
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Earth Institute
 5,884
Followers (2019)
Earth Institute
 2,366

Data notes

Last updated: 11/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website
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