Think tank

The Earth Institute brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world's most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources. Earth Institute experts work hand-in-hand with academia, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits and individuals. They advise national governments and the United Nations on issues related to sustainable development and the Millennium Development Goals. They are educating the next generation of leaders in basic sciences and sustainable development. The Institute comprises more than 30 research centers and some 850 scientists, postdoctoral fellows, staff and students. Working across many disciplines, They study and create solutions for problems in public health, poverty, energy, ecosystems, climate, natural hazards and urbanization.


Contact details

Website: www.earth.columbia.edu
Address: The Earth Institute, Columbia University Hogan Hall, 2910 Broadway, Level A Mail Code: 3277 New York NY 10025, USA
Contact email: jjamal AT ei.columbia.edu

Areas of focus

Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
University
Year founded:
1995
Age (years):
Founded by:
Founder(s): Not listed
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Steven A. Cohen
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Staff size (2017):

Organisational performance

Financials:
Turnover in USD (2015):

Data notes

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


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