Union of Concerned Scientists

UCS
Cambridge, MA, United States

The Union of Concerned Scientists is a science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices. It began as a collaboration between students and faculty members at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969, and evolved to be an alliance of more than 250,000 citizens and scientists.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ucsusa.org/

Address:
Two Brattle Sq. Cambridge, MA 02138-3780, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 54
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Henry Way Kendall | Kurt Gottfried
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Johanna Chao Kreilick
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Union of Concerned Scientists
 217
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Union of Concerned Scientists
 139
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
 147
% Female staff
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
 66%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2023
Union of Concerned Scientists
 51%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 57
United States average
 148
Global average
 154
Financials
2022
Union of Concerned Scientists
 $38,695,586
United States average
 $34,597,830
Global average
 $8,142,297,863
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 $26,546,024

Social

Likes (2023)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 240,475
United States average
 67,517
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 238,672
Likes (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 240,558
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 75,100
United States average
 50,073
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 76,983
Followers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 74,450
Subscribers (2023)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 11,100
United States average
 19,546
Global average
 6,278
Subscribers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 10,300
Subscribers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 9,180
Followers (2023)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 19,000
United States average
 15,953
Global average
 10,621
Followers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 16,731
Followers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 13,386
Followers (2023)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 21,381
United States average
 18,451
Global average
 12,056
Followers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 16,900
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 12,138

Data notes

Last updated: 16/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website, Think tank list
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