World Resources Institute

Count It. Change It. Scale It.

aka WRI   |   Washington, DC   |  www.wri.org

Mission

WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 60 countries, with offices in the United States, China, India, Brazil, Indonesia and more. 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's more than 1,000 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on seven critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities and the ocean.

Ruling year info

1982

Acting President and CEO

Manish Bapna

Main address

10 G St NE Suite 800

Washington, DC 20002 USA

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EIN

52-1257057

NTEE code info

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (C05)

Physical Sciences/Earth Sciences Research and Promotion (U30)

Economic Development (S30)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Astonishing technological progress, globalization of markets and improvements in health and education have spurred economic progress at a pace unimagined in earlier eras. Yet these gains have come at great cost. Inequality has risen, and globalized markets and technological shifts have heightened alienation. Even more dramatic is the growing threat to the ecological systems that underpin economic progress. We find ourselves in a precarious and unprecedented condition. Our growing economic footprint is wreaking havoc on the very ecosystems that make that growth possible. If we don’t change course, things will get much worse. The good news is that humanity doesn’t need to choose between a better economy and a better environment. Indeed, we can’t have one without the other: the planet is our support system. In almost all spheres of human activity, we can identify paths to greater prosperity that also shrink our ecological footprint.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Climate

Climate change is an urgent threat to humanity that demands swift, decisive action.

Fires. Droughts. Floods. Hurricanes. Rising seas. Climate impacts are being felt all around the world and on track to get much worse. Every year of delay and every tenth of a degree matters. The next few years is the last window we have to steer the world in a better and safer direction.

Addressing climate change requires dramatic changes to how we power our homes and factories and build our cities to how we feed our families and move around. Yet countries, businesses, states and cities have yet to make the deep structural economic and societal shifts that are required.

There isn’t a silver bullet or a single pressure point to addressing the climate challenge. It will require an army of actors, a menu of options and an array of interventions in the right places, tailored to the unique opportunities at hand. That’s where World Resources Institute comes in.

WRI’s role is to help businesses, policymakers and civil society at the local, national and international levels advance the deep structural shifts necessary to address climate change. We focus on ensuring near-term decisions align with our long-term temperature goals so all people can benefit from a safer world and thriving economies.

Our International Climate Action Initiative uses analysis, innovation and partnerships to achieve effective national policies and implement the Paris Agreement on climate change. Our offices around the world work at all levels of government and with businesses to advance cost-effective solutions to reduce its emissions in the short- and long-term. Climate Watch offers open data, visualizations and analysis to help policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders gather insights on countries' climate progress. Through Science Based Targets, WRI and partners help hundreds of the world’s largest companies set ambitious climate targets. And the Greenhouse Gas Protocol helps companies, cities and countries measure, manage, and report their greenhouse gas emissions.

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For many people across the globe, clean energy solutions are neither affordable nor accessible, even with the drop in the cost of renewable energy. And for many countries, there are barriers to deploying clean energy fast enough to change their emissions trajectories.

We are in a window of opportunity in which significant energy investments will be required. Over the coming 15 years, energy is expected to account for nearly 30 percent of total core infrastructure investment, around U.S. $25 trillion. These investments can be shaped to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy to all people.

Shifting to a low-carbon, inclusive energy future requires (1) accelerating the pace of renewable energy deployment; (2) increasing energy productivity, so that energy use diverges from economic growth; and (3) addressing the gap that is emerging between those who have clean energy and those who lack basic access.

WRI’s Global Energy Program helps build clean energy markets and change institutions. We start with the consumer in mind—what energy services are needed? Which business models are sustainable? How can regulatory frameworks scale solutions? We take public commitments as a starting point and push forward policies, projects and programs that accelerate and deliver change on the ground.

We work with large energy buyers, entrepreneurs, utilities, policy planners, development-oriented institutions and urban leaders to shift energy system investments to clean technologies that support prosperous, healthy communities and protect the climate and ecosystems that sustain us. For highlights of our work to transform global energy systems, subscribe to our newsletter, WRI Energy Insights, and follow us on Twitter @WRIEnergy.

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The world runs on water. Clean, reliable water supplies are vital for industry, agriculture, and energy production. Every community and ecosystem on Earth depends on water for sanitation, hygiene, and daily survival.

Yet the world’s water systems face formidable threats. More than a billion people currently live in water-scarce regions, and as many as 3.5 billion could experience water scarcity by 2025. Increasing pollution degrades freshwater and coastal aquatic ecosystems. And climate change is poised to shift precipitation patterns and speed glacial melt, altering water supplies and intensifying floods and drought.

WRI works with businesses, governments, and civil society to ensure a water-secure future. We seek to address both water quantity and quality challenges.

Our Aqueduct project uses the most up-to-date data to produce global water risk maps, allowing stakeholders to assess current and future challenges. We conduct economic and other analyses to identify the most cost-effective strategies to reduce water pollution. And we identify solutions—such as restoring ecosystem services—to alleviate stresses on the world’s water supplies.

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The world is projected to hold nearly 10 billion people by 2050. Sustainably feeding this exploding population requires meeting three great needs simultaneously.

According to WRI research, the world will have to close a gap of 56 percent between the amount of food available today and that required by 2050. It must reduce agriculture’s impact on climate, ecosystems, and water. And it needs to ensure that agriculture supports inclusive economic and social development.

WRI works to meet these three needs. We develop analyses, partnerships, and strategies to secure a sustainable food future.

WRI’s World Resources Report project has identified a five-course menu of solutions to the world’s food production and consumption problems. We identify ways to reduce food loss and waste. We analyze strategies to sustainably increase food production, such as restoring degraded lands back into productivity, increasing pastureland yields, and improving land and water management. And we advance methods to reduce food production’s impact on the environment, such as climate-smart agriculture.

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Human society and the global economy are inextricably linked to forests. More than 1 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. And forest ecosystems play a critical role in stabilizing the climate; providing food, water, wood products, and vital medicines; and supporting much of the world’s biodiversity.

Despite decreased deforestation rates in some regions, forest ecosystems are still under great threat. According to WRI research, 30 percent of global forest cover has been cleared, while another 20 percent has been degraded. Most of the rest has been fragmented, leaving only about 15 percent intact.

WRI works with governments, businesses, and civil society to sustain forests for future generations. We aim to curb deforestation worldwide and help to restore and reforest already-cleared land.

WRI’s Global Forest Watch initiative uses the most advanced satellite data and crowd-sourced information to track deforestation throughout the world in near-real-time. Our Global Restoration Initiative identifies ways to restore trees and productivity to deforested and degraded lands. Our Forest Legality Initiative works to reduce illegal logging by supporting the supply and procurement of legal and sustainable forest products. And we develop policy recommendations to ensure effective and inclusive governance of the world’s forest resources.

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The decisions that national leaders, local officials, developers and planners make in cities today will determine how billions of people will live over the next century. Already, half the global population resides in cities. That figure is set to increase to 70 percent by 2050.

Traditional models of urban development can lock us into congestion, sprawl and inefficient resource use. However, compact, connected and efficient growth can help ensure more competitive cities and provide a better quality of life for citizens.

WRI aims to ensure that cities drive economic opportunity while sustaining natural resources and improving quality of life. Through our WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, we use technical expertise, cutting-edge research and on-the-ground partnerships to design solutions that enable sustainable city growth.

Our analysis and tools allow cities to effectively manage their natural resources and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions while improving quality of life. Working across our network, we develop and support the implementation of research-based solutions in sustainable mobility, urban form, as well as urban efficiency and climate that reduce pollution, improve health, and create safe, accessible public spaces for all people to thrive.

We collaborate with local and national decision-makers in Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Mexico and Turkey to implement projects that overcome the challenges of urbanization and make cities that are better for people and the planet. And we partner with businesses, governments and civil society to scale our successful pilot projects globally.

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Communities everywhere grapple with environmental injustices that leave them without a say in the decisions that impact their lives and the natural resources on which they depend. Indigenous Peoples are losing forests that have sustained their way of life for generations. City residents don’t know if their water is safe to drink. And farmers are struggling to protect their crops from an onslaught of climate impacts – droughts, floods, fires and rising seas – that they had little hand in creating.

Governments are trying to tackle these challenges, but many lack the knowledge, capacity or funds to advance just, sustainable solutions. Progress stalls, while the need for effective solutions becomes increasingly urgent in a warming world. That’s where WRI comes in.

WRI’s Governance Center works with governments, the private sector, civil society and citizens to address issues that matter most to poor, vulnerable communities: adaptation to climate change, affordable, reliable access to clean energy, environmental rights, water and air pollution, social equity and open, responsive government. We start with analyses of voice, power and vulnerability in environmental decision-making. Who suffers and who benefits when governments enact or fail to enact an initiative? Who has a seat at the table, and who is left out? What do citizens need to shape policy, and what steps can governments take to become more inclusive, transparent and accountable to their citizens?

But improving decision-making is just the beginning. That’s why our research also concentrates on follow-through and building momentum for change – the critically important steps that officials across all levels of government must take to respond to citizens’ concerns and realize ambitious commitments, like the Paris Agreement or the Sustainable Development Goals. What are the political, economic and social dynamics that underpin success? How can governments pass effective laws, strengthen institutions to enforce them, and marshal the financial or technical resources needed implement policy? And what can leaders do to sustain political support for action across election cycles?

Using our analysis, we build citizens’ capacity to engage in the environmental decisions that impact their lives and mobilize civil society networks that drive bottom-up change. Open, accessible data platforms created in partnership with WRI, like PREPdata and LandMark, make it easier for people everywhere to understand the threats facing their communities, track governments’ response to these risks and hold officials to account. These same tools also help policymakers and corporate executives make hard choices in the face of uncertainty and rapid change. WRI supports these leaders in adopting policies that equitably address today’s most pressing environmental challenges, and we help convene high-level partnerships, like the Global Commission on Adaptation, to accelerate action.

Interested in the Center’s latest research, analysis and commentary? Subscribe to our newsletter, Greening Governance, follow us on Twitter @WRIGovernance and check out our Greening Governance Seminar Series.

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Why Sustainable Business
Working with companies is essential to our mission because they can innovate and scale solutions to our toughest challenges. Businesses have important influence on governments and their extensive, global value chains complement the reach of governments bound by national borders. Companies inform WRI’s priorities and help kickstart innovative projects.

How We Support Sustainable Business
WRI's research helps integrate environmental sustainability and business strategy. Our practical guidance, tools and initiatives help companies assess and reduce impacts along their entire value chains. Here are some popular ways in which WRI helps companies improve their sustainability performance:

Aqueduct helps companies be responsible stewards of freshwater
Global Forest Watch helps companies reduce deforestation impacts in their supply chains
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is the world’s most trusted methodology for measuring corporate emissions
The Science Based Targets initiative helps companies align their carbon reduction targets with international climate goals
To learn more about our work with the private sector, view our brochure and contact JP Leous, Director of International Corporate Relations, to learn how to become a program partner.

Our Corporate Consultative Group (CCG)
WRI’s Corporate Consultative Group (CCG) brings together over 30 leading companies to advance business practices that mitigate risks and support sustainable growth. Collaborating with CCG members illuminates corporate needs and the ways we can help guide sustainability strategies in the private sector.

Learn more about WRI’s Corporate Consultative Group or contact Emily Neagle, Manager, Corporate Consultative Group, Corporate Relations and Communications.

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The mission of WRI’s Finance Center is to promote the shift of finance away from environmentally unsustainable activities and toward sustainable ones. We do this through the production of data-driven, policy-actionable research and knowledge products and by convening coalitions of key stakeholders that can drive action on the ground.

Our team is multidisciplinary and brings together experience from academia and the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Helping to Meet Global Challenges
The Finance Center supports the rest of WRI as we seek to tackle WRI’s Global Challenges. We do so through deep, multi-year partnerships with a subset of WRI Programs, through cross-cutting activities designed to influence financial institutions and markets, and through the provision of tailored technical advice to WRI’s programs and international offices.

Our work is structured around five key themes: (1) financing NDC implementation, (2) “greening” private sector finance, (3) strengthening public financial institutions, (4) encouraging the U.S. and China to be sustainable finance champions, and (5) strengthening investment in adaptation and resilience.

Keep up with our work by subscribing for news and updates via email and following us on Twitter @wrifinance.

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Once considered vast and inexhaustible, the Ocean is being exploited in ways that were unimaginable a few decades ago. Over-fishing, plastic pollution, ocean warming and acidification and more threaten to undermine the ability of the Ocean to underpin human well-being and life on Earth as we know it.

The world cannot afford to continue this current trajectory. A new pathway is needed, one where profitability and sustainability operate together to the benefit and health of people and the Ocean. WRI will help identify this pathway, applying our core approach of Count It, Change It, Scale It.

Count It
What is true for business is true for the Ocean: what gets monitored gets managed. We aim to support the Ocean Community and the multiple Ocean Initiatives and coalitions that have put the ocean on the global agenda, because there is a general recognition that Ocean monitoring is falling short. Likewise, we need to link biophysical changes in the Ocean and the global policy agenda.

We seek to help fill this gap and support the Ocean community by preparing annual State of the Ocean reports that track progress toward SDG 14—to conserve and sustainably use the Ocean. These reports would monitor developments in policies, programs, business practices and finance to determine “how goes the battle”—highlighting successes and what is needed to create system-wide change. Others can then take these findings into action.

Change It
Current practices are based on the misguided assumption that economic development requires over-extracting and polluting the Ocean. That narrative must change. Bringing together the world’s top institutions in Ocean economics, politics and science, we seek to help craft a new narrative, one where transitioning to a new Ocean economy is good for jobs, economic growth, international competitiveness, health and the Ocean.

The evidence-based results would inform and stimulate a new narrative for governments, private-sector leaders and the media. It would showcase the costs of inaction, the benefits of action, real-world examples of success and a roadmap to achieving a new Ocean economy.

Scale It
Change at scale requires moving in the same direction. That means getting the new Ocean narrative on the global political and business agenda and keeping it there. To do this, we will work with ocean partners and research institutions to put our findings into the hands of decision-makers, and Ocean networks such as the Friends of Ocean Action and the UN Special Envoy’s Communities of Action. Such networks and others are playing a critical role in advancing the Ocean agenda.

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Where we work

Accreditations

Charity Navigator 2009

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance 2009

American Institute of Philanthropy 2009

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Number of food suppliers committed to cutting food loss and waste by half by 2030

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Food

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Heads of State and governments committed to sustainably managing 100% of the ocean area under their national jurisdiction by 2025

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

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of governments that ratified the Escazu Agreement

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Governance

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

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's more than 1,000 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on seven critical issues at the intersection of environment and development that must be addressed to reduce poverty, grow economies and protect natural systems: climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities and the ocean.

Climate: Protect communities and natural ecosystems from damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions, and generate opportunities for people by catalyzing a global transition to a low-carbon economy.

Energy: Drive the scale-up of clean, affordable power systems throughout the world to deliver sustainable socio-economic development.

Food: Ensure the world’s food systems reduce their impact on the environment, drive economic opportunity and sustainably feed 9.6 billion people by 2050.

Forests: Alleviate poverty, enhance food security, conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change by reducing forest loss and restoring productivity to degraded, deforested lands.

Water: Achieve a water-secure future by mapping, measuring and mitigating global water risks.

Sustainable Cities: Improve quality of life in cities by developing and scaling environmentally, socially and economically sustainable urban and transport solutions.

The Ocean: We are charting the path for a New Ocean Economy that is good for jobs, economic growth and human health — while protecting and restoring the ocean.

WRI’s approach is based on three essential steps: Count It, Change It, Scale It.

We conduct rigorous research and data analysis; we carry out on the ground project; and we work with coalitions to scale our impact.

Count It: Starting with data, WRI conducts independent research and draws on the latest technology to develop new insights and recommendations. This rigorous analysis identifies risks, unveils opportunities and informs smart strategies, with a focus on influential and emerging economies where the future of sustainability will be determined.

Change It: WRI uses this research to influence government policies, business strategies and civil society action. We test projects with communities, companies and government agencies to build a strong evidence base. Then, we work with partners to deliver change that alleviates poverty and strengthens society. We hold ourselves accountable to ensure our outcomes are bold and enduring.

Scale It: Once tested, we work with partners to adapt and expand our efforts regionally and globally. We engage with decision-makers to carry out our ideas and elevate our impact. We measure success through government and business actions that improve people's lives and sustain a healthy environment.

As our global network grows, we will increase the integration of programs, international offices and centers. Our programs will bear the primary responsibility for crafting strategies and designing delivery platforms that catalyze systemic change. We will expand the role of our international offices and empower them to become increasingly self-sufficient. We will strengthen our centers of excellence so that WRI benefits from first-class expertise in business, economics, finance and governance.

WRI has internal and external processes for ensuring that our strategies result in tangible outcomes: • Managing for Results: WRI has a strong focus on results. We define these as significant actions taken as a consequence of our activities and influence, by government agencies, corporations, policy-makers, scientists, or civil society. Our results or “outcomes" (more below) are generated through a highly focused system of clear goals and 3–5 year strategic objectives. Many are achieved in collaboration with WRI's more than 400 partner organizations around the world • Annual Objective Review: we regularly review our institutional objectives and our progress toward achieving them. We accomplish this through a consistent and rigorous method of diagnosis, evaluation, recommendations and an open forum for staff to comment. • Quality and Excellence: our work is reviewed by both internal and external peer experts in a systematic process. WRI's Vice President of Science and Research ensures excellence and quality control at all phases of our research, analysis and recommendations. • Communications: WRI focuses on consistent influence strategies in all of its program planning, and has a professional staff to connect WRI's work to its audiences to achieve concrete outcomes. • WRI Board: our active and highly diverse Board is substantially engaged in WRI's strategic direction and its program planning and outcomes.

WRI works with leaders to affect transformational change in the world. We conduct research, implement on the ground projects, and mobilize coalitions to scale our impact.

WRI has been engaged in informing international policy and strategies on the environment and human development from its founding in the early 1980s. Some of our earliest work included convening hearings on climate change on Capitol Hill and leading the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. WRI was also a leading organization in the development of the Greenhouse Protocol, the leading standard for countries and companies to measure their emissions. More recently, WRI was a driving force behind the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. We have also increasingly been a leading source of data and analysis on deforestation and water risk, through global online platforms, Global Forest Watch and Aqueduct. We have also convened a number of large and influential coalitions that have helped shape and shift views on global issues, including the New Climate Economy, the Global Commission on Adaptation, and the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.

Stay up to date on our accomplishments and top outcomes here: https://www.wri.org/our-work/outcomes

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

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World Resources Institute

Board of directors
as of 4/29/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

James Harmon

Caravel Management, LLC


Board co-chair

David Blood

Generation Investment Management

Susan Tierney

Senior Advisor, Analysis Group, Inc.

Pamela Flaherty

Former President & CEO, Citi Foundation

Frances Beinecke

Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Afsaneh Beschloss

Founder & CEO, Rock Creek

David Blood

Co-Founder & Sr. Partner, Generation Investment Management

Felipe Calderon

Former President of Mexico; Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Robin Chase

Founder, Zipcar, Buzzcar, Veniam 'Works

Dino Djalal

Former Deputy Foreign Minister, Republic of Indonesia

Alice Emerson

President Emerita, Wheaton College

Christiana Figueres

Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Jamshyd Godrej

Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co. Ltd.

Caio Koch-Weser

Chairman, European Climate Foundation

Jonathan Lash

President, Hampshire College

Joaquim Levy

Managing Director and World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Financial Officer

Wanjira Mathai

Chair, Green Belt Movement

Michael Polsky

President and Chief Executive Officer, Invenergy

Stephen Ross

Chairman and Founder, Related Companies

Roger Sant

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The AES Corporation and Chairman, The Summit Foundation

Jennifer Scully-Lerner

Vice President, Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs

James Speth

Former Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

Andrew Steer

President and CEO Emeritus

Clinton Vince

Chair, Global Energy Practice, Dentons

Daniel Weiss

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Angeleno Group

Frances Beinecke

Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council, United States

James Harmon

Chairman, Caravel Management LLC; former President of the Export-Import Bank, United States

Tammie Arnold

Founding Partner, Alpha Ledger Technologies, Inc.

Lawrence Jones

Vice President, International Programs, Edison Electric Institute

Stephen Brenninkmeijer

Founder And Principal Of Willows Investments

Jesper Brodin

President And CEO, Ingka Group

William Chen

Founding Managing Partner, ClearVue Partners

Carlos Lopes

African Union High Representative For Partnerships With Europe; Honorary Professor At Nelson Mandela School Of Public Governance, Faculty Of Commerce, University Of Cape Town

Kathleen McLaughlin

Executive Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, And President, Walmart Foundation

Nader Mousavizadeh

Co-Founder And Partner, Macro Advisory Partners

Mari Pangestu

Managing Director Of Development Policy And Partnerships, World Bank

Harriet Babbitt

Former U.S. Ambassador To The Organization Of American States, United States

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? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islanders/Asian
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/29/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.