Earth Knowledge Network: Bridging Experts with Industry


For more than 25 years, Earth Knowledge leadership has built a comprehensive global network of authoritative organizations, industry leaders, and subject-matter experts that provide vast data, content, tools, expertise, reach, and brand recognition to our efforts in the key vertical markets that we address.

These groups and experts include esteemed Universities and Nonprofits, Corporate C-Level Executives, influential Public-Private Partnerships, and Nobel Laureates.

Our Earth Knowledge Network relationships and collaborations exist at the highest levels including global technology leaders like Esri, Microsoft, NGO’s across the United Nations complex, and leadership with the Obama White House Climate Data Initiative.



Esri Strategic Business Partnership

Earth Knowledge has a strategic business partnership with Esri, the market leader and most trusted provider of location intelligence. EK leadership has a 30-year relationship with Esri Founder & President Jack Dangermond and Esri technology. In the last few years, Esri has had outstanding advancements in their “intelligent geospatial infrastructure” which EK will leverage.

Esri and their users have decades of studying and understanding earth and sustainability. Earth Knowledge & Esri combined will become very critical information and tools for corporations, the financial sector and organizations around the world.



Microsoft Strategic Business Partnership

Earth Knowledge also has a strategic business partnership with Microsoft Worldwide Financial Services Sector to leverage their latest developments in Azure Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, and Power Platform.

Earth Knowledge and Microsoft have many overlapping priorities which collaboratively will help build a more sustainable world. EK deeply respects Microsoft’s outstanding leadership in the Worldwide Financial Sector, Sustainable Finance, AI for Earth and their internal sustainability commitments. Under the leadership of Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa and CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft is a global sustainability and climate mitigation leader.



Earth Knowledge Portal: Our Network in Action

An important early success of the Earth Knowledge Network was the launch of the Earth Knowledge Portal, an early implementation of the Earth Knowledge Platform. Sponsored in part by the Fortune 500 Company Apollo Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, the EK Portal was used by the University’s 900,000 students, staff, and faculty.

The EK Portal was a first-to-market Global Sustainability Information Curation, Management, and Mapping Hub created in partnership with Google, BBC, Guardian, Reuters, WWF, Global Heritage Fund, NASA, NOAA, a host of universities and many more sciences organizations and media companies providing 24/7 Natural, Social, and Economic Information from around the globe.

The EK Portal’s success was exceptionally global attracting accolades from news outlets and bloggers around the globe and in many languages lauding and discussing its breadth of purpose, great design, and innovative functionality. The Portal was highlighted in a segment of “Going Green” that aired on CNN and other news outlets.

  • I get especially excited about how Earth Knowledge Decision Tools are a resource for understanding and communicating knowledge about the ongoing changes in the Earth’s climate…
    Dr. Don Wuebbles, Nobel Laureate and Harry E. Preble Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Illinois
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