Think tank

Global Footprint Network

Oakland, CA, United States

In 2003, Global Footprint Network, a nonprofit organization, was established to enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet. An essential step in creating a one-planet future is measuring human impact on the Earth so They can make more informed choices. That is why its work aims to accelerate the use of the Ecological Footprint a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature is available, how much is used, and who uses what. The Ecological Footprint is a data-driven metric that tells us how close They are to the goal of sustainable living. Footprint accounts work like bank statements, documenting whether They are living within our ecological budget or consuming nature's resources faster than the planet can renew them.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/

Address:
1528 Webster Street, Suite 11

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Belgium, Ecuador, France, Germany, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates.
Operating languages
Chinese , English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2003
Age (years)
Global Footprint Network
 19
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Mathis Wackernagel| Susan Burns
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Mathis Wathernagel
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Mathis Wathernagel
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Mathis Wackernagel
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
Global Footprint Network
 19
United States average
 53
Global average
 161

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Global Footprint Network
 $3,604,880
United States average
 $21,416,942
Global average
 $57,985,318

Social

Likes (2019)
Global Footprint Network
 33,122
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Global Footprint Network
 20,662
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Global Footprint Network
 18,153
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Global Footprint Network
 16,055
Followers (2017)
Global Footprint Network
 12,200
Subscribers (2019)
Global Footprint Network
 1,501
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Global Footprint Network
 528
Followers (2019)
Global Footprint Network
 13,600
United States average
 15,724
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Global Footprint Network
 5,570
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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