WRI develops practical solutions that improve people’s lives and ensure nature can thrive.
Our more than 1,700 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.
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.
WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities helps turn cities into resilient, inclusive, low-carbon places that are better for people and the planet.
WRI works with governments, businesses and civil society to transition toward a zero-carbon economy where all people can thrive.
WRI works with large energy buyers, utilities, policymakers, development institutions and urban leaders worldwide to accelerate the transition to clean, affordable energy.
WRI works to advance solutions to ensure the world can feed 10 billion people by 2050 while reducing emissions, curbing deforestation and alleviating poverty.
WRI develops data-driven research, tools and global partnerships to safeguard, maintain and restore forests.
WRI works to secure a future where ocean protection, sustainable production and equitable prosperity go together.
WRI helps companies, cities and countries understand water risks and invest in solutions for a water-secure future.
Centers of Excellence
We analyze challenges and solutions through the lenses of our four Centers of Excellence: Equity, Finance, Economics and Business.