WRI develops practical solutions that improve people’s lives and ensure nature can thrive.

Our more than 1,200 staff have deep expertise in policy, research, data analysis, economics, political dynamics and more. We work with partners in more than 50 countries and currently have offices in 12 countries: Brazil, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, the Netherlands, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.    

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Our Programs

Our Programs focus on solving seven major challenges at the intersection of environment and human development: Cities, Climate, Energy, Food, Forests, the Ocean and Water. We see these issues as areas where change is both urgent and achievable.   

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    Cities

    WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities helps turn cities into resilient, inclusive, low-carbon places that are better for people and the planet.

    Visit the Cities Program
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    Climate

    WRI works with governments, businesses and civil society to transition toward a zero-carbon economy where all people can thrive. 

    Visit the Climate Program
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    Energy

    WRI works with large energy buyers, utilities, policymakers, development institutions and urban leaders worldwide to accelerate the transition to clean, affordable energy.  

    Visit the Energy Program