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World Resources Institute (WRI)

Address: 10 G Street NE, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20002, United States


Region of Activities: Global

Type: Think Tank

Founded: 1982

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

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. WRI organizes its work around six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and sustainable cities. It designs solutions for and analyzes these six critical goals through the lenses of four Centers: Business Center, Economics Center, Finance Center, and Governance Center.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: WRI's Building Efficiency Accelerator implements local government building policies & programs.