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Thailand Environment Institute is one of the top 70 Environmental Think Tanks in the world for three consecutive years.

In 2015, the Think Tank and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania, has release its 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Report which has Thailand Environment Institute as one of the top 70 environmental think tanks in the world for three consecutive years. The purpose of the rankings is to help improve the profile and performance of think tanks while highlighting the important work they do for governments and civil societies around the world.

  1. Nominations – A call for Nominations was sent to over 6,500 think tanks and approximately 7,500 plus journalists, public and private donors, and policy-makers from around the world. These nominations were tabulated and institutes with 10 or more nominations were included in the next step of the 2014 Think Tank Indexing process. All of the top ranked think tanks from 2013 were automatically included in the 2014 ranking ballot.
  2. Peer and Expert Rankings – Think tanks with 10 or more nominations were placed in an electronic ranking survey. A letter announcing the second round was emailed to all the think tanks, journalists, public and private donors, and policy maker groups who agreed to participate in the process. The rankings were tabulated and the list of finalists was generated for the Expert Panel to review and make final selections. This year, Regional and Functional Expert Panels were created for every category. These specialists were consulted to help assure the quality and accuracy of the nominations before they were placed on the final rankings survey. The selection process based on a set of 28 criteria. The key criteria are as follows.
    • Role, Reliability and Public Acceptance Indicator: recommendations considered or adopted by policymakers and civil society organizations; the organization works which are cited and published in publications and seminars etc.
    • Organizational Resources, Knowledge and Capability Indicator: high capable human resource; stability of financial support, the capability to participate in policy decision – making, network and partner for operational efficiency and effectiveness
  1. Expert Panel Selects 2014 Go To Think Tanks – The members of the Expert Panel received information packets by email in order to facilitate the final selection process. Individuals who served on last year’s Expert Panel as well as those who were nominated this year were invited to serve on the 2014 Expert Panel. Experts from every region and functional area were represented on the Expert Panel. Panelists submitted their rankings and recommendations by the end of 2014.

The 2014 Global Go-To Think Tank Rankings were announced at the United Nations in New York, at the Center for International and Strategic Studies in Washington D.C., and at selected organizations in every region of the world.

From the key criteria, the Global Go To Think Tank shows that Thailand Environment Institute is one of the top 70 environmental think tank in the world for three consecutive years. Thailand Environmental Institute aims to improve environmental performance for an even better and to create a sustainable society at the national and international level onward.

Source:
McGann, J.G. 2015, 2014 Global Go To Think Tanks Index Report, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania, USA, Available at:
http://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1008&context=think_tanks

 

In 2014, the Think Tank and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania, has release its 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Report which has Thailand Environment Institute as one of the top 70 environmental think tanks in the world for two consecutive years. The purpose of the rankings is to help improve the profile and performance of think tanks while highlighting the important work they do for governments and civil societies around the world.

  1. Nominations – A call for nominations was sent to 6,826 think tanks and thousands of journalists, public and private donors, and policymakers from around the world. Following Round I nominations, organizations with five or more nominations were included in the 2013 selection process.
  2. Peer and Expert Rankings – A letter announcing the commencement of Round II was sent to organizations in the TTCSP’s Global Think Tank Database, in addition to thousands of journalists, policymakers, and public and private donors. Following their completion of the survey, the rankings were tabulated and a list of finalists generated for the Expert Panels’ approval. There were more than 1,950 peer institutes and experts who participated in 2013 nominations and selection process based on a set of 28 criteria. The key criteria are as follows.
    • Role, Reliability and Public Acceptance Indicator: recommendations considered or adopted by policymakers and civil society organizations; the organization works which are cited and published in publications and seminars etc.
    • Organizational Resources, Knowledge and Capability Indicator: high capable human resource; stability of financial support, the capability to participate in policy decision – making, network and partner for operational efficiency and effectiveness
  3. Expert Panel Selects 2013 Go To Think Tanks – The list of nominated institutions was shared with expert panelists, who were asked to identify any serious errors, omissions, or irregularities in the slate of nominated institutions. After taking their feedback into account, the rankings are finalized.

From the key criteria, the Global Go To Think Tank shows that Thailand Environment Institute is one of the top 70 environmental think tank in the world for two consecutive years. Thailand Environmental Institute aims to improve environmental performance for an even better and to create a sustainable society at the national and international level onward.

Source:
McGann, J.G. 2014, 2013 Global Go To Think Tanks Index Report, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania, USA, Available at:
http://gotothinktank.com/dev1/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/GoToReport2013.pdf

  1. Role, Reliability and Public Acceptance Indicator: recommendations considered or adopted by policymakers and civil society organizations; the organization works which are cited and published in publications and seminars etc.
  2. Organizational Resources, Knowledge and Capability Indicator: high capable human resource; stability of financial support, the capability to participate in policy decision – making, network and partner for oeprational efficiency and effectiveness

From the key criteria, the Global Go To Think Tank shows that Thailand Environment Institute is one of the top 70 environmental think tank in the world. Thailand Environmental Institute aims to improve environmental performance for an even better and to create a sustainable society at the national and international level onward.

 

Source:
ttaylor – 21st January 2013, 2012 Global Go To Think Tank Report Released, Available: http://www.gotothinktank.com/2012-global-goto-tank-index-report/
McGann, J.G. 2013, 2012 Global Go To Think Tanks Report and Policy Advice, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, International Relations Program, University of Pennsylvania, USA