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Environment Next

East Aurora, NY   |  www.environmentnext.org

Mission

Environment Next supports individuals, nonprofits and businesses around the world on solutions to complex climate issues. We provide leadership, outreach and communication support, grants, and investments to empower leaders and their ideas to solve our climate crisis.

Ruling year info

2004

President

Mr. Eric Carlson

Main address

853 Main Street

East Aurora, NY 14052 USA

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EIN

20-0231609

NTEE code info

Energy Resources Conservation and Development (C35)

Forest Conservation (C36)

Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs (C60)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Environment Next supports individuals, nonprofits and businesses around the world on solutions to complex climate issues. We provide leadership, outreach and communication support, grants, and investments to empower leaders and their ideas to solve our climate crisis.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Environment Next

Environment Next accomplishes it goals through:

Climate Leadership – supporting the ideas of global leaders and their work creating and implementing innovative solutions to climate change; providing technical, policy, programmatic and implementation advisory services; and assisting with complex financial analysis, investment options, and fundraising.

Climate Outreach – promoting ideas and best practices by networking globally and facilitating communications, connections, and partnerships among senior-level climate leaders – individuals, businesses, governments, and nonprofits.

Climate Grants and Investments– providing grants, debt and equity financing to organizations making a positive impact on climate change and who are determined to continue their work well into the future, across borders and at greater scale to maximize their climate impact.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Indigenous peoples

Where we work

Awards

Gold Standard for Nicaragua Return to Forest Project 2008

Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Gold Standard for Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge Reforestation Project 2009

Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Triple Gold with Distinction Standard for the Envira Amazonia Project, a Tropical Rainforest Conservation Project 2015

Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Gold Distinction Standad for the Purus Project, a Tropical Rainforest Conservation Project 2013

Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Triple Gold Distinction Standard for the Envira Amazonia Rainforest Conservation Project 2018

Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Percentage of new business partners supporting Environment Next (formerly Carbonfund.org Foundation). Target is > 10% increase from previous year

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Annual increases, expressed in percentages, in the number of businesses making donations to and supporting Carbonfund.org Foundation.

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Environment Next is a leading nonprofit organization working globally to tackle our most pressing climate challenges: finding the leaders and implementing the ideas that will make a difference and help solve climate change.

Environment Next accomplishes it goals through:

Climate Leadership – supporting the ideas of global leaders and their work creating and implementing innovative solutions to climate change; providing technical, policy, programmatic and implementation advisory services; and assisting with complex financial analysis, investment options, and fundraising.

Climate Outreach – promoting ideas and best practices by networking globally and facilitating communications, connections, and partnerships among senior-level climate leaders – individuals, businesses, governments, and nonprofits.

Climate Grants and Investments– providing grants, debt and equity financing to organizations making a positive impact on climate change and who are determined to continue their work well into the future, across borders and at greater scale to maximize their climate impact.

Over 47 billion pounds of greenhouse gases neutralized through 2022.

Almost 750,000 acres of pristine Amazonian Rainforest conserved and protected to date.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Environment Next

Board of directors
as of 03/01/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Paul Rowland

Eric Carlson

Environment Next

Paul Rowland

National Democratic Institution for International Affairs

Mark B. Rees

Office of General Counsel of the US International Trade Commission

Reed Spellman

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No