• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff101-250
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1982

World Resources Institute (WRI)

The World Resources Institute is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. They work with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI’s transformative ideas protect the earth and promote development because sustainability is essential to meeting human needs and fulfilling human aspirations in the future. WRI spurs progress by providing practical strategies for change and effective tools to implement them. They measure their success in the form of new policies, products, and practices that shift the ways governments work, companies operate, and people act. They operate globally because today’s problems know no boundaries. They are avid communicators because people everywhere are inspired by ideas, empowered by knowledge, and moved to change by greater understanding. They provide innovative paths to a sustainable planet through work that is accurate, fair, and independent. WRI has a global reach, working with more than 400 partners in 50 countries. Each of their projects contributes to one or more of four program goals: 1. Climate Protection Protect the global climate system from further harm due to emissions of greenhouse gases and help humanity and the natural world adapt to unavoidable climate change. 2. Governance Empower people and strengthen institutions to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable decision-making. 3. Markets & Enterprise Harness markets and enterprise to expand economic opportunity and protect the environment. 4. People & Ecosystems Reverse rapid degradation of ecosystems and assure their capacity to provide humans with needed goods and services. A fifth goal—Institutional excellence—supports and enhances WRI’s ability to achieve results. WRI's FY10 budget was $34 million.
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Careers

40Current jobs
1,172Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Climate Analyst
    Indonesia
  • Individual Consultant: Information Technology
    Indonesia
  • Individual Consultant: Database Management Systems Developer
    Indonesia
  • Program Coordinator
    Netherlands, United States

Staff at World Resources Institute (WRI) have experience in

Sectors

  • climate change
  • research & development
  • development
  • economic policy
  • monitoring / evaluation

Funders

  • world bank group

Countries

  • united states
  • indonesia
  • india
  • philippines
  • mexico

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Research & Development
Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Climate Change
Economic Policy
Banking & Finance Budgeting
Performance Measurement
Public Administration
Financial Services
Architecture / Design

Contract Awards

For Electricity Market Design For Deep Decarbonization

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

For The Governor's Climate Unit

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

For The SBTi-Finance Project

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

For Expanding Electric Mobility In India

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

For The Beijing Congestion Charging Project

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Provision of Support for Organizational Effectiveness

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

General Operating Support for a Resources Institute

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Contact World Resources Institute (WRI)

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Company Offices

  • Brazil
  • Sao Paulo
  • Rua Claudio Soares, 72, Conjunto/Unit 1510 Pinheiros 05422-030 04578-000 São Paulo
  • China
  • Beijing
  • Rm K-M, 7/F, Tower A, The East Gate Plaza #9, Dongzhong Street, Dongcheng District
  • 100027
  • India
  • Mumbai
  • WRI India 1st Floor, Godrej and Boyce premises Gas Works Lane, Lalbaug, Parel
  • 400012
  • Indonesia
  • Jakarta
  • Wisma PMI 7th Floor Jl. Wijaya I No. 63, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan
  • 12170
  • Netherlands
  • The Hague
  • Anna van Saksenlaan 71
  • 2593
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington
  • 10 G Street, NE, Suite 800
  • District of Columbia 20002