MIT to neutralize 17 percent of carbon emissions through purchase of solar energy. Clean energy and on-campus research to follow. Read more below.

MIT's Solar Power Pact

MIT has formed an alliance to buy electricity from a large new solar power installation, adding carbon-free energy to the grid and demonstrating a partnership model for climate-change mitigation. Read more.

World Symposium at MIT

MIT hoseted a community of the world’s foremost universities for the 3rd annual World Symposium on Sustainable Development. Check out the News story.

Access MIT

Changing the way MIT employees commute to work with a bold, new benefit that makes low-carbon transit easier than ever. Read the News story.

About the Office

The MIT Office of Sustainability aims to transform MIT into a powerful model that generates new and proven ways of responding to the unprecedented challenges of a changing planet via operational performance, education, research and innovation on our campus.

Scales of Impact

The challenges of sustainability are both local and global; they are interconnected and require deep collaboration. We are committed to working across scales, to enable sustainability solutions that impact our campus, city and globe.