Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

www.nrdc.org

Based in New York with offices in the US and China.

“Fighting climate change by cutting carbon pollution and expanding clean energy is the best way to build a better future for our children.”

Details of NRDC’s climate activities are here: www.nrdc.org/issues/climate-change

Funding and Financials

NRDC reports revenue of $165MN in 2018. Its clean energy future climate related activities are by far its largest area with roughly 50% of its program related expenses. NRDC does not disclose the amount of corporate contributions but its “memberships and individual contributions” category accounts for 51% of its revenue in 2018. NRDC President Rhea Shu received compensation of $543K in 2017 according to its 501(c)(3) tax filing.

Links with Business on Climate Change

NRDC does not appear to have significant active partnerships or support from the corporate sector.