We organize our work around the achievement of six goals across five global regions.

Our Goals

Where We Work

Centers and Initiatives


Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy

The Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy seeks to advance the integration of land and water management to meet the current and future water needs of Colorado River Basin communities, economies, and the environment.

Center for Community Investment

The Center for Community Investment works to ensure that all communities—especially those that have suffered from structural racism and policies that have left them economically and socially isolated—can unlock the capital they need to thrive.

Center for Geospatial Solutions

The Center for Geospatial Solutions uses geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, artificial intelligence and other technologies to provide people and organizations with actionable insights for managing land and water resources.


Consortium for Scenario Planning

The Consortium for Scenario Planning offers a community of practice for practitioners, including access to technical assistance, educational resources, and a network of fellow innovators.

International Land Conservation Network

The International Land Conservation Network is a global network that connects organizations and people who are accelerating voluntary private and civic sector action that protects and stewards land and water resources.

Making Sense of Place: The Lives of Cities

Makes Sense of Place: The Lives of Cities is a series of documentary shorts and other multimedia content exploring how three U.S. cities and their residents are dealing with sustainability, spatial inequality, and fiscal health.