Think tank

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC

New York City, NY, United States

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of 1.4 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.nrdc.org/

Address:
40 West 20th Street 11th floor New York, NY 10011

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
International, United States
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 52
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: John Adams | Richard Ayres | John Bryson | Edward Strohbehn | Gus Speth
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Gina McCarthy
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Rhea Suh
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
 315
United States average
 72
Global average
 139
% Female staff
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
55% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
 0%
United States average
27% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
925,482 
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
897,391 
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
333,635 
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Natural Resources Defense Council
317,041 
Followers (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
264,000 
Subscribers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 22,900
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 20,912
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
275,000 
United States average
 15,724
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Natural Resources Defense Council
 29,697
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

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