Scales of Impact

The challenges of sustainability are both local and global. Creating transformative solutions requires deep collaboration among community leaders and members on campus, city and global scales.

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You + Campus

We're focused on making change on the MIT campus, but we think change starts with you. We can work together to learn and generate new and big ideas.

City

We recognize the deep interconnectivity between our campus and the cities that surround us. So, we seek solutions to common challenges with Cambridge, Boston, and beyond.

Globe

Through our work, we aim to make structures, processes and solutions developed at MIT accessible for reapplication and scaling across the globe.

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MIT Sustainability News

News and achievements of the students, faculty, staff from MITOS and the greater MIT community.

Thought Leadership Blog

Expertise, research, and ideas from movers and shakers across the MIT campus and our networks.

We Need Your Help

An ambitious vision for campus sustainability at MIT is underway and achieving it will be a process.  We want you to think of your own journey to sustainability as a process, too: start, study, solve.

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Start

Getting started can mean many things: looking at a decision from a new angle, fresh ideas, or connecting with new people. The resources below are a starting point – where you go next is up to you.


Commute to Work or Class Sustainably 

Your commute matters. Check out some options for a low-carbon trip to school or work.  

LEARN ABOUT SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY


Certify Your Workplace as Sustainable

Help transform the workplace culture of MIT through active engagement and leadership on sustainability issues. 

GET CERTIFIED


Join a Club or Committee

Get connected with other individuals, labs, and groups and help us tap into MIT's collective intelligence to make real change.

JOIN OUR SUSTAINABILITY NETWORK

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Study

Whether you are a student or employee, there are many ways to think deeper about sustainability issues through classes, online learning, and opportunities to do cutting-edge research. 


Study Sustainability

Courses for Professionals 

Online Learning & Resources

Research Opportunities


Take Advantage of Resources

Sustainable Buildings Map

Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Data & Metrics


Living Lab Projects

Help transform the MIT campus into a place where students, faculty, and staff work together to problem-solve through applied research and analytics.

LEARN MORE ABOUT LIVING LAB

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Solve

Do you have a big idea for making sustainable changes in your dorm, at the community level, or across the globe? The resources below will help you get connected with the people, funds, and support you need.


Campus Sustainability Incubator Fund

The fund seeks to enable MIT community members to use the MIT campus as a test bed for research in sustainable operations, management and design. 

LEARN MORE AND SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL


Participate in a Hackathon

HackMIT

MakeMIT


Win a Prize or Grant for your Solution

MIT Clean Energy Prize

MIT IDEAS Global Challenge

MIT Water Innovation Prize