current authorWorld Resources Instituteoriginal authorBeth Helmstetter

Environment organization

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World Resources Institute

Over the last two decades, the world has witnessed remarkable progress on human development— reduced poverty, extended life expectancy, lower maternal mortality, and expanded children’s education. But these improvements have been far too slow and too inequitable. Moreover, human behavior is degrading natural resources at an unsustainable rate.

At WRI, we believe there’s a better way. A better future is possible. With focused effort and bold action, we can drive systemic change that will improve lives, drive economic growth, reduce inequity, and ensure the natural world can thrive.