Think tank

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
 53
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Henry Way Kendall | Kurt Gottfried
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Union of Concerned Scientists
 139
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
 147
2017
Union of Concerned Scientists
 178
% Female staff
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
 66%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 57
United States average
 152
Global average
 160
Financials
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 $26,546,024
United States average
 $21,223,964
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 240,558
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 237,111
Likes (2017)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 202,707
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 76,983
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 74,450
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 68,037
Subscribers (2022)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 10,300
United States average
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 9,180
Subscribers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 7,005
Followers (2021)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 13,386
United States average
 17,972
Global average
 14,022
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 7,363
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 12,138
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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