Tellus Institute

Organization's name: Tellus Institute
Headquarters address  
Address: 11 Arlington Street
United States of America
Phone: 617-266-5400
Web site:

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

James Goldstein Sustainable Development (primary)


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Climate Change
  • Development
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Values

Sustainable Development:
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Human settlements
  • Indicators
  • Rural Development
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Transport
  • Waste (solid)
  • Waste Management
Geographic scope: International
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1976
Year of registration (YYYY): 1976
Organizational structure: Non-profit, nongovernmental institute
Number and type of members: NA
Affiliation with NGO networks: Tellus Institute is Organizing partner of the Communitas Coalition for Sustainable Cities in the New United Nations Develoment Agenda
Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Main Objective

Sustainable Development