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World Resources Institute (WRI)

The World Resources Institute (WRI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., focuses on creating sustainable solutions for protecting and enhancing the natural environment. Founded more than 20 years ago, the WRI's 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.

Using innovation and research in practical ways, the WRI is a think-tank dedicated to solving seemingly intractable problems such as global climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity, and degradation of ecosystems. By engaging with special interest groups, corporations, public advocates, and government agencies, the WRI creates extensive programs domestically and internationally to deliver both shortterm results and long-term goals. In creating mutually beneficial arrangements ...

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