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The Paulson Institute

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The Paulson Institute is a private foundation based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 2011. As of 2019 they had $12 million in revenue and $23 million in assets.

The Paulson Institute is a "think and do tank" that promotes sustainable growth and environmental protection in China and the United States.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Henry M Paulson Jr Institute.

(773) 702-1799
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Program areas at The Paulson Institute

Sustainable urbanization our sustainable urbanization work is is focused on The energy, transportation, and building systems that underpin The transition to a more sustainable economy. Through our programs, publications, and high-level advocacy, we work to support a transition to this more sustainable economic model in both china and The united states. Research and publicationswe produce thought leadership on policy, technology and market-based solutions that will advance china's industrial and energy-sector transformation. Our 2015 work included six papers: five with a focus on power sector reform and one about creating a sustainable economic transition in china's jing-jin-ji capital region. Mayor's training program on sustainable urbanizationthe mayors training program, organized in conjunction with cciee is now in its fourth year. In 2015, our delegation came from The province of zhejiang. The three-week-long program included time in beijing, chicago, portland, and san francisco for 2015. The delegation visited model projects; listened to experts ...

Climate change and air qualitythis program advances solutions to climate change and air pollution in china and The united states, ultimately contributing to sustainable and mutually beneficial economic growth. This is done through research, projects, advocacy, and working together with a network of nonprofit, commercial, and government organizations.

Conservation, energy, and environmentour work is focused on The energy, transportation, and building systems that underpin The transition to a more sustainable economy. We believe that truly sustainable economic growth is only possible if it simultaneously advances economic prosperity, a healthy environment, and low-carbon development solutions in The face of climate change. Through our projects, events, publications, and high-level advocacy, we work to support a transition to this more sustainable economic model in both china and The united states. The overarching goal of pi's conservation programs is to protect The critical ecosystems and biodiversity with global significance in china and other countries that are china's major overseas investment destinations or major commodity trade partners. The programs focuses on three thematic areas and they are: 1) support The chinese government to strengthen conservation of The coastal wetlands; 2) support The chinese government to establish a national park system; and 3) support ...

Form 990s for The Paulson Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 4, 2019990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Oct 11, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Nov 23, 2016990View PDF
2015-12Oct 18, 2016990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Paulson Institute

Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,262,948
Investment income and dividends$259,493
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,266
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$129,941
Total revenues$12,653,648

Vendors for The Paulson Institute

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-17
█████████Marketing software2020-06-17
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2019-12-04
█████████ ███Program Strategy; Consulting$283,1202019-12-04
█████It Services$70,4622019-12-04
█████ ███████████ ███Accounting Services$64,1482019-12-04
█████████ ████████Software2018-04-28
████████ ███ █████████ ███Staffing$123,2892017-12-01
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at The Paulson Institute

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jin XuChief Executive Officer Council Director, China-Dec. 22, 2017
Henry M. PaulsonChief of Staff To Chairman$0May 28, 2020
██████ ██████Chief of Staff-May 28, 2020
███████ ██ ████Vice Chairman and Executive Director / Consultant , Senior Fellow$250,000May 28, 2020
██████ ███Senior Advisor and Managing Director of Green Finance Center-May 28, 2020
█████ ██Chief Representative of China Office and Managing Director-May 28, 2020
█████ ██Managing Director / Managing Dir Climat$210,082May 28, 2020
████ ███Director of Communications , China-May 28, 2020
██████ ████Director , Government Affairs , Beijing Representative Office-May 28, 2020
█████ ███████Director , Human Resources-May 28, 2020
...and 19 more key personnel

Peer private foundations

1Pcpi Foundation501(c)(3)$3.5 millionChicago, IL
2Center for Economic Research and Social Change501(c)(3)$4.2 millionChicago, IL
3Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)501(c)(3)$13 millionSan Francisco, CA
4Lincoln Institute of Land Policy501(c)(3)$56 millionPhoenix, AZ
5Center for Inquiry501(c)(3)$5.4 millionAmherst, NY
6Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance501(c)(3)$4.7 millionChicago, IL
7Global Philanthropy Partnership (GPP)501(c)(3)$6.9 millionChicago, IL
8Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
9International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)501(c)(3)$27 millionUnited Kingdom,
10Manomet501(c)(3)$3.7 millionManomet, MA
11World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)501(c)(3)$57 millionKenya,
12The SASB Foundation prev Sustainability Actg Standards Board (SASB)501(c)(3)$14 millionSan Francisco, CA
13Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
14Regional Plan Association501(c)(3)$4.5 millionNew York, NY
15The B Team501(c)(3)$4.1 millionNew York, NY
16Verra (VCS)501(c)(3)$13 millionWashington, DC
17Bioversity International501(c)(3)$30 millionItaly,
18Center for International Environmental Law501(c)(3)$3.4 millionWashington, DC
19The Morton Arboretum501(c)(3)$55 millionLisle, IL
20TransitCenter501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
21Interactivity Foundation (IF)501(c)(3)$3.6 millionParkersburg, WV
22Hopelab501(c)(3)$13 millionSan Francisco, CA
23Institute for New Economic Thinking501(c)(3)$5.3 millionNew York, NY
24Markle Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
25Bertelsmann Foundation501(c)(3)$4.1 millionWashington, DC