Think tank

McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)

McGuinness Institute

Wellington, New Zealand

The McGuinness Institute is a non-partisan think tank working towards a sustainable future for New Zealand. Led by Chief Executive Wendy McGuinness, the Institute undertakes research and analysis with a view to contributing to a national conversation on New Zealand’s long-term future. The Institute’s work is guided by the following principles: A commitment to… Sustainability: Achieving long-term benefits for all of New Zealand, driven by a focus on the year 2058. Fairness: Actively seeking diverse perspectives in order to develop innovative work practices, stress-test our assumptions and avoid biases. Inclusiveness: Providing platforms and opportunities for New Zealanders, with a particular focus on amplifying the voices of young people between 18 and 25. Practicality: Producing informative, evidence-based research that is easily accessible to the public, enabling New Zealanders to learn lessons from the past and develop effective policy for the future. Relationships: Working locally and globally with other institutions, NGOs, iwi, hapū and Pasifika peoples to actively develop initiatives that contribute to New Zealand’s social capital.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.mcguinnessinstitute.org/

Address:
Level 2/ 5 Cable Street/ PO Box 24222/ Wellington 6142/ New Zealand,

Country:
New Zealand

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
New Zealand
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 17
New Zealand average
 25
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Wendy McGuiness
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Wendy McGuinness
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Wendy McGuiness
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2016
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 14
New Zealand average
 78
Global average
 216

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 185
New Zealand average
 195
Global average
 156
Financials
2015
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 $390,357
New Zealand average
 $23,860,492
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,618
New Zealand average
 7,878
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,059
Twitter
Followers (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,207
New Zealand average
 2,307
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,078
Followers (2016)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 925
Subscribers (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 0
New Zealand average
 456
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 05/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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