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)
 18
New Zealand average
 23
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Wendy McGuiness
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Wendy McGuinness, Chief Executive
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Wendy McGuinness, Chief Executive
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Wendy McGuinness, Chief Executive
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 8
New Zealand average
 13
Global average
 89
2016
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 14

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 185
New Zealand average
 192
Global average
 159
Financials
2020
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 $531,000
New Zealand average
 $59,651,983
Global average
 $213,389,167
2019
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 $502,000
2015
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 $390,357

Social

Likes (2021)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,650
New Zealand average
 23,813
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,618
Likes (2016)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,059
Twitter
Followers (2021)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,272
New Zealand average
 6,967
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,207
Followers (2017)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 1,078
Subscribers (2021)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 0
New Zealand average
 2,375
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
McGuinness Institute (formely the Sustainable Future Institute)
 0

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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