Rethink Priorities is a research and implementation group that identifies pressing opportunities and solutions to make the world better. Their work covers important and neglected cause areas, including animal welfare, artificial intelligence, climate change, existential security, global health and development, worldview investigations, as well as surveys and data analyses to understand movements focused on these issues. They work in partnership with a variety of organizations, including foundations and impact-focused nonprofits.
Rethink Priorities works as all of the following:
As part of that work, in the past year Rethink Priorities:
The Forum Team (or the Online Team at the Centre for Effective Altruism) runs the EA Forum, the EA Newsletter, and the EA Forum Digest, and works on some other projects. Find them on the EA Forum.
Global Priorities Research
Rethink Priorities’ mission is to generate the most significant possible impact for others in the present and the long-term future. Using evidence and reason, it identifies where resources would be most effective and helps direct them there. It does this by conducting critical research to inform policymakers and philanthropists, and by guiding the development of new organisations to address key problems.