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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.

Making America A Better Place for All: Sustainable Development Recommendations for the Biden Administration

March 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.: In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the United States, unanimously approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be...

Innovative Thinking From Legal Academia Highlighted at the 2021 ELI-Vanderbilt Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

March 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt Law School invite leading scholars, policymakers, and attorneys to join the annual Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review (...

Standing in Solidarity with Victims of Hatred

March 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.: Benjamin F. Wilson, Chair of the Environmental Law Institute’s Board, and Scott Fulton, ELI President...

ELI Mourns the Loss of George P. Shultz, Recipient of ELI’s 2013 Environmental Achievement Award

February 8, 2021

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute mourns the loss of George P. Shultz, who received ELI’s environmental achievement award in 2013 for his outstanding leadership to reduce climate...

New Report Offers Regulatory Guidance for Small-Scale Fisheries

February 8, 2021

(Washington, D.C.): The future of the ocean, and that of the planet, depends on sustained, effective changes to natural resources governance. Over the last couple of decades, ocean stewardship...