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Tellus Institute

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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:
    Year of registration: 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:
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Foreign and international grants
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