The Center on Global Energy Policy is supported through contributions to Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs from a variety of sources, including foundations, corporations, and individual donors who share Columbia University’s commitment to improving energy policy through rigorous and independent analysis and engaged dialogue on global climate and energy issues. We are deeply appreciative of those who support our work and take transparency of funding very seriously, which is why all are listed on our website.
Our scholars carry out their research by following facts and evidence wherever they lead, independently and free from any influence or control by funders or other interest groups. They adhere to strict conflict of interest policies established by Columbia University to protect against real or perceived risks to the integrity of research. All gifts to SIPA must be approved by and adhere to the University’s robust review and approval of all funding. All contributions to SIPA for the benefit of CGEP are general use gifts that allow the Center discretion in how the funds are allocated and to ensure that our research remains independent, unless otherwise noted in relevant publications. Funding does not equal influence. It is not possible for any funding to pay for a specific research result.
Visionary Annual Circle members consist of those foundations, corporations, and individual donors that have made an annual or multi-year, aggregate commitment of $1,000,000 or more
Breakthrough Energy LLC
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Kimberly and Scott Sheffield
Leadership Annual Circle members consist of those foundations, corporations, and individual donors that have made an annual commitment of $200,000 or more, or a multi-year, aggregate commitment in excess of $500,000.
Aramco Services Company
Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Mark Gallogly and Lise Strickler / Three Cairns
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
National Grid plc
New York Power Authority
Jeremy Oppenheim / Quadrature Capital Foundation
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Mike and Sofia Segal
Sumant Sinha and Vaishali Nigam-Sinha
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Sustaining Annual Circle members consist of those foundations, corporations, and individual donors that have made an annual commitment of $1,000 or more.
American Council on Renewable Energy
Bill Budinger / Rodel Foundation
California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
Arden D. Down
Veenita and Chinonso Emehelu
Environmental Defense Fund
European Climate Foundation
Charles and Sara Fabrikant
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Founders Pledge, Inc.
Tanya and Gary T. Giglio
Global Infrastructure Partners
Growald Family Fund
Hrousis Family Fund
Paul Joskow and Dr. Barbara Zita Chasen
JERA Co., Inc.
Peter Kagan and Susannah Smetana Kagan
J.M. Kaplan Fund
Laura and Brooks Klimley
Cheryl LaFleur and William Kuncik
Jonathan Scott Lavine and Jeannie B. Lavine
Linden Trust for Conservation
Bruce MacLennan and Wan Li SIPA ’01
Christopher P. McDougal
The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Dr. Edward L. Morse and Linda Morse
National Hydropower Association
Natural Resources Defense Council
New Jersey Resources
Dr. Meghan O’Sullivan
Pioneer Natural Resources
Daniel B. Poneman
Point72 Asset Management LP
Ann and Gopal Reddy / Climate Pathfinders
Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance
Rocky Mountain Institute
Theodore Roosevelt IV
Dr. Gary N. Ross / Gary and Carol Ross Foundation
Wendy and Jeffrey E. Schwarz
Suhail Adham Sikhtian
United States Energy Association/Department of Energy
Lulu C. Wang
Douglas M. Wharton