Think tank

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC

New York City, NY, United States

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of 1.4 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.nrdc.org/

Address:
40 West 20th Street 11th floor New York, NY 10011

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
International, United States
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 51
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: John Adams | Richard Ayres | John Bryson | Edward Strohbehn | Gus Speth
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Gina McCarthy
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Rhea Suh
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
 315
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
55% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
 0%
United States average
27% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
925,482 
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
897,391 
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
333,635 
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Natural Resources Defense Council
317,041 
Followers (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
264,000 
Subscribers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 22,900
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 20,912
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
275,000 
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 29,697
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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