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
 40
Global average
 19
2021
Ember
 24
2020
Ember
 12
% Female staff
2022
Ember
 47%
United Kingdom average
 46%
Global average
 55%
2019
Ember
 0%
% Female researchers
2019
Ember
 28%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Ember
 42
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 73
2020
Ember
 34
2019
Ember
 12
Financials
2020
Ember
 $730,210
United Kingdom average
 $46,451,592
Global average
 $213,849,270
2019
Ember
 $479,500
2018
Ember
 $500,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Ember
 377
United Kingdom average
 1,748
Global average
 7,125
Likes (2021)
Ember
 308
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Ember
 15,832
United Kingdom average
 37,142
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Ember
 7,097
Subscribers (2022)
Ember
 42
United Kingdom average
 12,160
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Ember
 61
Subscribers (2019)
Ember
 62
Followers (2022)
Ember
 6,601
United Kingdom average
 5,560
Global average
 7,907
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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