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:
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
N/A
Year founded
1982
Age (years)
World Resources Institute
 40
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: James Gustave Speth
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Ani Dasgupta
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Andrew Steer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Andrew Steer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
World Resources Institute
 1,556
United States average
 146
Global average
 43
2019
World Resources Institute
 1,186
% Female staff
2022
World Resources Institute
 57%
United States average
 50%
Global average
 53%
% 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
 151
Global average
 158
Financials
2021
World Resources Institute
 $170,081,000
United States average
 $33,270,453
Global average
 $5,699,479
2015
World Resources Institute
 $72,688,357

Social

Likes (2022)
World Resources Institute
 183,752
United States average
 89,086
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
World Resources Institute
 185,367
Likes (2019)
World Resources Institute
 187,096
Twitter
Followers (2022)
World Resources Institute
 193,302
United States average
 49,067
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
World Resources Institute
 181,293
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 168,530
Subscribers (2022)
World Resources Institute
 2,880
United States average
 16,608
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
World Resources Institute
 2,360
Subscribers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 3,085
Followers (2022)
World Resources Institute
 18,393
United States average
 20,356
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
World Resources Institute
 14,216
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 9,607
Followers (2022)
World Resources Institute
 118,930
United States average
 28,709
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
World Resources Institute
 55,264

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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