World Resources Institute - WRI

World Resources Institute - WRI

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Team size: 1001 - 5000

Sector: GHG management and carbon removal

About World Resources Institute - WRI

Founders: Gus Speth

Founded date: 1982


Investors: Salesforce

Company stage: Other

World Research Institute is a global research organization that is focused on protecting the Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Its duties include protecting communities and natural ecosystems from damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions, and generating opportunities for people by catalyzing a global transition to a low-carbon economy; driving the scale-up of clean, affordable power systems throughout the world to deliver sustainable socio-economic development; ensuring the world’s food systems reduce their impact on the environment, drive economic opportunity, and sustainably feed 9.6 billion people by 2050; alleviating poverty, enhance food security, conserve biodiversity, and mitigating climate change by reducing forest loss and restoring productivity to degraded, deforested lands; achieving a water-secure future by mapping, measuring, and mitigating global water risks; and improving the quality of life in cities by developing and scaling environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable urban and transport solutions. World Research Institute spans across more than 50 countries and constitutes of an employee base of 450 experts and staff. The organization is based in Washington, D.C., United States.

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