The mission of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan is to build a community of innovators for sustainability with MIT students and alumni, faculty and researchers, and allies in business, government, non-profit, and hybrid organizations. Together, we encourage innovation in products and services, management practices, business models, and supporting market infrastructures that make effective, sustainable use of natural resources and that advance human welfare.
A rich program that provides essential knowledge, experience, and community for innovative leaders in sustainability.
Bringing practitioners, researchers and the MIT Sloan community together.
Learn about events for alumni to connect with each other, develop your capabilities, and be part of the Sustainability Initiative
We create connections between students, faculty, industry, government, NGOs, and hybrid organizations, empowering them to work together.
We work at multiple levels to fulfill our mission of spreading innovative ideas that promote sustainable practices.
Get connected with the professors and researchers who are breaking new ground in sustainability thinking and practice.
Spoiler Alert founders Ricky Ashenfelter and Emily Malina, MBA 2015
At the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative, students and recent graduates are doing inventive work in firms of all sizes
Sustainability-focused startups are entering established companies’ market space, bringing both new threats and new opportunities. Read more
Nine grants of $200,000 for two years have been awarded to researchers from 11 MIT departments.