Founded and incorporated in 2010, the Environmental Pulse Institute (EPI) is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) research organization. It was established and incorporated in South Dakota before moving to Virginia. Click here to see our non-profit certification and click here for our articles of incorporation.

EPI is accredited as an observer to the United Nations Environment Assembly and also recognized as a Global Earth Observation (GEO) participating organization.


EPI focuses on using evolving technologies, earth observations and environmental analytics to address social benefit areas. Our goal is to bridge the gap between science and public policy related to climate change, energy, ecosystems, education, and health and transitioning society towards a low carbon economy. By drawing on expertise in earth sciences, social sciences, and information technology, our organization assists in communicating complex scientific information and best practices. With its base in the United States, it also acts as a facility and source of technical expertise for capacity development in developing countries.


We specialize in measuring and assessing environmental change. We are experts in communicating the results in a compelling way to stimulate action towards sustaining environmental quality. EPI staff and consultants have long-standing professional expertise in earth sciences (GIS, satellite imaging and remote sensing), State of the Environment (SOE) reporting and the identification and use of appropriate indicators of environmental change to help detect environmental and related social trends and provide early warning signals of emerging environmental problems.



We invoke and act on the challenge to achieve global environmental sustainability in recognition that human livelihoods and well-being depend on the sustained viability of ecosystems and their services.


EPI works with a network of experts and collaborates with the United Nations, governments, NGOs, and civil society in accomplishing projects towards environmental sustainability. It ensures a high-level of satisfaction by encouraging multi-stakeholder participation and constantly consulting with its clients in the design and preparation of projects and reports that respond to the needs of the users.


EPI is committed to constantly improving the way it communicates the results of its research to reach the widest possible audience in a way most likely to transform the policies, behavior, attitudes and values of governments and civil society.


We are committed to working with utmost professionalism to produce accurate, superior-quality products and services in an efficient, timely, cost-effective and collaborative manner.