Circle of Blue is the international network of leading journalists, scientists and communications design experts that reports and presents the information necessary to respond to the global freshwater crisis. It is a nonprofit independent affiliate of the internationally recognized water, climate and policy think tank, the Pacific Institute. The Institute has fiduciary responsibilities for our grants and other income. Circle of Blue’s projects and journalism are independently overseen by our senior staff and advisory board.
Circle of Blue publishes WaterNews, the daily go-to source for global water news and data. It is also the co-founder of the global initiative,Designing Water’s Future, which emerged from a World Economic Forum session led by Circle of Blue and Collins: Transformative Design.
Circle of Blue has presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen Environment Forum, World Economic Forum and many of the leading international water conferences. It is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and its reportage has been referenced recently by National Geographic, Christian Science Monitor and Vanity Fair. The Council on Foreign Relations calls Circle of Blue a “must read.”
Circle of Blue practices non-advocacy journalism and science, striving to report issues to the highest standards of journalistic and scientific ethics. It subscribes to the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics.