ETOPIA is a center for animation and research in political ecology. ETOPIA's think tank brings together environmental activists, associate researchers, trainers and actors of change. ETOPIA's missions are of three types: prospective work, training work and memory work. ETOPIA publishes numerous analyzes and studies, ETOPIA publishes books and a review. Active in lifelong education, ETOPIA organize symposia, conferences and numerous training courses. ETOPIA also houses a documentation and archive center which brings together what political ecology and environmental movements have produced for over forty years. Finally, ETOPIA provides a series of services to the Ecolo party and pool it's technical services with it. Completely separate from its research department, ETOPIA is oriented “long term and anticipation”, away from the news. ETOPIA are a bridge between civil society, research, activism and political work.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.etopia.be/

Address:
Espace Kegeljan 52 av. de Marlagne 5000 Namur

Country:
Belgium

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
Etopia
 20
Belgium average
 24
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Christophe Derenne
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Christophe Denner
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Christophe Denner
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Christophe Derenne
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Etopia
 15
Belgium average
 30
Global average
 66
2021
Etopia
 14
2019
Etopia
 12
% Female staff
2023
Etopia
 40%
Belgium average
 52%
Global average
 50%
2021
Etopia
 40%
2019
Etopia
 30%
% Female researchers
2021
Etopia
 40%
Belgium average
 24%
Global average
 16%
2019
Etopia
 30%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Etopia
 460
Belgium average
 90
Global average
 65
2020
Etopia
 22
2019
Etopia
 35

Social

Likes (2023)
Etopia
 6,900
Belgium average
 15,975
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Etopia
 6,787
Likes (2021)
Etopia
 6,455
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Etopia
 2,021
Belgium average
 20,047
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Etopia
 1,923
Followers (2021)
Etopia
 1,770

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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