Systems thinking for a sustainable future.
Our team is working hard to be a leading voice in sustainable business and policy, with a mission to provide the best education, apply academic rigor to real world problems, and empower leaders everywhere to take action so humans and nature can thrive.
Housed at the MIT Sloan School of Management – birthplace of systems thinking, system dynamics, and modeling of complex human + environment interactions – we are deeply committed to advancing systems change for an equitable and sustainable world.
Our Team and Values
Learn about our core values and the people that make up our Sustainability Initiative team.
Our Advisory Board
Our esteemed Advisory Board provides guidance on matters of strategy, fundraising, and execution.
Our DEIJ Action Plan
The Sustainability Initiative stands with the comprehensive actions MIT is taking on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We see our contributions in four phases, outlined in our action plan.
A history of leadership, a community of action. MIT Sloan has been a leader in sustainability for decades.
How do we define sustainability?
Sustainability is not just about the environment. It is the crucial harmony between healthy environments, thriving communities, and ethical businesses + institutions, all working together to create equitable economies that fulfill human needs.
Sustainability is about people, and the world we want for ourselves and future generations.
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MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative Towards a Brighter Future
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CGTN America | March 29, 2023 Professor Sterman appears on "The Heat: Climate Change Crisis"
Financial Times | March 12, 2023 Online format benefits sustainability course teaching
MIT News Creating the Steps to Make Organizational Sustainability Work
Ideas Made to Matter ESG ratings: Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water