Ember is an independent energy think tank that uses data-driven insights to shift the world from coal to clean electricity. It was founded in 2008 as Sandbag to reform the EU carbon market. In 2020, it re-branded as Ember. It gathers, curates and analyses data on the global power sector and its impact on the climate.

Contact details

Website:
ember-climate.org

Address:
The Fisheries, 1 Mentmore Terrace, London Fields, E8 3PN

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Europe, Asia
Operating languages
Chinese , English , Indonesian , Polish , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
Ember
 16
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Baroness Bryony Worthington
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Phillip Stewart MacDonald
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Phil MacDonald, Dave Jones, Charles Moore
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Phil MacDonald, Dave Jones, Charles Moore
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Ember
 36
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2022
Ember
 30
2021
Ember
 24
% Female staff
2023
Ember
 53%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2022
Ember
 47%
2019
Ember
 0%
% Female researchers
2019
Ember
 28%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Ember
 34
United Kingdom average
 46
Global average
 65
2021
Ember
 42
2020
Ember
 34
Financials
2020
Ember
 $730,210
United Kingdom average
 $46,487,534
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
Ember
 $479,500
2018
Ember
 $500,000

Social

Likes (2023)
Ember
 484
United Kingdom average
 44,635
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Ember
 391
Likes (2021)
Ember
 308
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Ember
 25,400
United Kingdom average
 29,196
Global average
 18,126
Followers (2022)
Ember
 15,832
Followers (2021)
Ember
 7,097
Subscribers (2023)
Ember
 62
United Kingdom average
 12,254
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Ember
 42
Subscribers (2021)
Ember
 61
Followers (2023)
Ember
 280
United Kingdom average
 23,034
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2023)
Ember
 12,616
United Kingdom average
 6,084
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Ember
 7,068
Followers (2019)
Ember
 1,239

Data notes

Last updated: 18/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation┬┤s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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