Think tank

Ember

London, United Kingdom

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:
https://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
 14
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Baroness Bryony Worthington
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Phil MacDonald, Dave Jones, Charles Moore
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Phil MacDonald, Dave Jones, Charles Moore
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Phil MacDonald, Dave Jones, Charles Moore
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Ember
 30
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 42
2021
Ember
 24
2020
Ember
 12
% Female staff
2022
Ember
 47%
United Kingdom average
 56%
Global average
 53%
2019
Ember
 0%
% Female researchers
2019
Ember
 28%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Ember
 42
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 43
2020
Ember
 34
2019
Ember
 12
Financials
2020
Ember
 $730,210
United Kingdom average
 $43,956,942
Global average
 $199,446,603
2019
Ember
 $479,500
2018
Ember
 $500,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Ember
 391
United Kingdom average
 48,516
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Ember
 308
Followers (2022)
Ember
 15,832
United Kingdom average
 37,188
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Ember
 7,097
Subscribers (2022)
Ember
 42
United Kingdom average
 12,092
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Ember
 61
Subscribers (2019)
Ember
 62
Followers (2022)
Ember
 7,068
United Kingdom average
 11,234
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Ember
 1,239

Data notes

Last updated: 04/05/2022
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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