Using 40 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on climate change performance, environmental health, and ecosystem vitality. These indicators provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to established environmental policy targets. The EPI offers a scorecard that highlights leaders and laggards in environmental performance and provides practical guidance for countries that aspire to move toward a sustainable future.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is a federal program mandated by Congress to coordinate federal research and investments in understanding the forces shaping the global environment, both human and natural, and their impacts on society. USGCRP facilitates collaboration and cooperation across its 13 federal member agencies to advance understanding of the changing Earth system and maximize efficiencies in federal global change research.
Oxfam is an international non-governmental organisation working with others to challenge inequality, overcome poverty and work with people to thrive, not just survive. The Policy & Practice site provides free access to 5000+ publications including policy papers, research reports, technical briefs, case studies, books and journal articles.
UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. They help countries develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Their work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience.
The WEF is an international non-governmental and lobbying organization who engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. WEF activities take place at the intersection of three focus areas; Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Solving the problems of the Global Commons, and Addressing global security issues.
Comprising 189 countries, the IMF fosters global monetary cooperation, secures financial stability, facilitates international trade, promotes high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduces global poverty.