Earth Island Earns Highest Rating from Largest Independent Charity Evaluator
Earth Island's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in America whose website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology. These Accountability & Transparency metrics, which account for 50 percent of a charity's overall rating, reveal which groups operate in accordance with industry best practices and whether they are open with their donors and stakeholders.