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The Environmental Law Institute is widely respected as “a nonpartisan organization specializing in legal analysis and not known for taking sides in political fights,” as the New York Times has noted. When members of the media, private bar, government, business, and public interest organizations seek expert information on environmental law and policy, they turn to ELI.

Five Things That Can Make or Break Water Solutions in the West

January 16, 2014

A new ELI guidebook puts a twist on water policy development. Focusing on what influences success, it lays out key factors that ultimately determine the success or failure of water initiatives in...

ELI President Nominated for Senior Position at US Department of Justice

December 23, 2013

The President of the United States has nominated John C. Cruden, President of the Environmental Law Institute, to become the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division...

ELI, UNEP, and Partners Launch Global Knowledge Platform for Environmental Peacebuilding

November 6, 2013

A new website providing users with free access to dozens of case studies as well as teaching and training materials on the role of natural resources in peacebuilding was launched by the...

Charity Navigator Recognizes ELI with Four-Star Status

November 5, 2013

The Environmental Law Institute has been awarded Charity Navigator’s prestigious and highest 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Receiving...

Multinational Firms and NGO Team Up to Offer Royalty-Free Environmental Patents

October 22, 2013

ELI the steward of the web platform for the Eco-Patent Commons, a collection of patents pledged for royalty-free use by companies and intellectual...