Pathway to Sustainability Leadership by MIT

Incubation, Transformation, and Mobilization

Appendix 2: MIT Entities that Advance Sustainability

Below are many of the entities at MIT that are leading innovative research projects and initiatives related to sustainability that informed our understanding of MIT’s leadership position.

Institute-level Initiatives and Offices

Environmental Solutions Initiative
MIT Energy Initiative
MIT Office of Sustainability

Academic and Research Entities

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab
City Science group (MIT Media Lab)
Climate CoLab (MIT Center for Collective Intelligence)
Concrete Sustainability Hub (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
D-Lab (Edgerton Center)
Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
MIT Community Innovators Lab (Department of Urban Studies and Planning)
MIT Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment (Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
MIT Sea Grant Program
MIT Sustainable Design Lab (Building Technology Program, Department of Architecture)
Open Agriculture Initiative (MIT Media Lab)
Sloan Sustainability Initiative
Transportation@MIT (School of Engineering)

Staff Sustainability Initiatives

Working Green at MIT

Student Sustainability Initiatives

Undergraduate Association Committee on Sustainability
Graduate Student Council Sustainability Subcommittee
MIT Energy Club
MIT Food and Agriculture Club
MIT Sustainability Summit
MIT Water Club