Mission & Values

Our Mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.

World Resources Institute is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with of ces in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States. Our more than 500 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. We focus on six urgent global challenges that must be addressed this decade: cities, climate, energy, food, forests and water.