Think tank

Union of Concerned Scientists

UCS

Cambridge, MA, United States

The Union of Concerned Scientists is a science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices. It began as a collaboration between students and faculty members at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969, and evolved to be an alliance of more than 250,000 citizens and scientists.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ucsusa.org/

Address:
Two Brattle Sq. Cambridge, MA 02138-3780, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 53
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Henry Way Kendall | Kurt Gottfried
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Kenneth Kimmell
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Union of Concerned Scientists
 139
United States average
 36
Global average
 20
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
 147
2017
Union of Concerned Scientists
 178
% Female staff
2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
66% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 57
United States average
 141
Global average
 170
Financials
2015
Union of Concerned Scientists
 $26,546,024
United States average
 $21,416,942
Global average
 $57,985,318

Social

Likes (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 237,111
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 202,707
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 68,037
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 61,775
Followers (2017)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 45,900
Subscribers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 7,005
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 4,015
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 7,363
United States average
 15,724
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Union of Concerned Scientists
 12,138
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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