2022: A Turning Point
At this juncture between what exists and what should be, and backed by supporters like you, NRDC is at its best—defining new perspectives and new pathways to drive the change our planet demands.
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Past Annual Reports
2020: Emerging Stronger
Despite the challenges of this year—between the pandemic, the long overdue racial reckoning, and the ruins of the last administration—we have continued to fight for a better, safer, and more just world.
2019: In 50 Years
"Every challenge facing the planet has a single solution: brilliant, passionate people. NRDC's been blessed with them for 50 years, and they remain the lifeblood of our movement." —NRDC cofounder John Adams
2018: All In
"Problems become opportunities when the right people come together." —NRDC Trustee Robert Redford
For every unlawful move the Trump administration makes to put corporate interests ahead of our environment and public health, our tenacious legal team will meet them in court.
2015: A Year of Momentum
NRDC focuses on fundamental issues that represent today's greatest challenges and biggest opportunities.
2014: Build Our Future
This is a pivotal moment in the history of the environmental movement, and the issues that confront us gain urgency with each passing day.
2013: Building A Sustainable Future Today
NRDC always takes on the toughest environmental challenges—and get results.
2012: Sustainability Report
It matters deeply to NRDC that how we pursue sustainability can serve as a model for others to emulate.
2011: Engines of Change
We need the potent combination of joining policy expertise and citizen support as we are witnessing the most coordinated attack on the environment in four decades.
2010: Safeguarding the Earth
This year, we updated our strategic plan, identifying the six issues we will focus on that will allow us to build toward our long-term aim of creating a cleaner, more sustainable future.
NRDC in Action