Think tank

World Resources Institute

WRI

Washington D.C., United States

WRI's mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth's environment for current and future generations. Its goals are to safeguard the Earth's climate from further harm due to greenhouse gas emissions and to help people adapt to unavoidable climate change; to protect the ecosystems upon which human well-being depends; to reduce the use of materials and generation of wastes in the production of the goods and services that improve people's lives; and to guarantee all people's access to environmental information and decisions regarding natural resources and the environment.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wri.org

Address:
10 G Street, NE Suite 800 Washington, DC 20002 United States

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1982
Age (years)
World Resources Institute
 39
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: James Gustave Speth
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Andrew Steer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Andrew Steer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Andrew Steer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
World Resources Institute
 1,186
United States average
 72
Global average
 121
% Female researchers
2019
World Resources Institute
 1%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
World Resources Institute
 58
United States average
 150
Global average
 160
Financials
2015
World Resources Institute
 $72,688,357
United States average
 $21,202,947
Global average
 $57,160,467

Social

Likes (2021)
World Resources Institute
 185,367
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
World Resources Institute
 187,096
Likes (2017)
World Resources Institute
 119,324
Twitter
Followers (2021)
World Resources Institute
 181,293
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 168,530
Followers (2018)
World Resources Institute
 159,212
Subscribers (2021)
World Resources Institute
 2,360
United States average
 15,378
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 3,085
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 9,607
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 55,264
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

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