MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

Our Faculty + Researchers

The Sustainability Initiative builds on world-class teaching, research, and engagement by faculty across MIT. These scholars propel innovation in products and services, management practices, business models, market infrastructures and institutions, and public policy. Meet our affiliated faculty below.

Affiliated Faculty

John A. Davis

John A. Davis

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Family Enterprise

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Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Senior Lecturer, Director, Sustainability Initiative, PhD '05

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David R. Keith

David R. Keith

Management Science

Research Associate

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Harvey Michaels

Harvey Michaels

Management Science

Lecturer, System Dynamics and Information Technology

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Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten

Lecturer, Senior Associate Director, Sustainability Initiative, EMBA '13

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Gita R. Rao

Gita R. Rao

Economics, Finance and Accounting

Senior Lecturer, Finance; Assoc. Faculty Director, MFin Program

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Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Economics, Finance and Accounting

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

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John D. Sterman

John D. Sterman

Management Science

Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management

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Joann de Zegher

Joann de Zegher

Management Science

Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor

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Aggregate Confusion Project Faculty + Researchers

The research team behind our program of research to improve the quality of ESG measurement and decision making in the financial sector.

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Leadership Team

Florian Berg

Florian Berg

Co-Founder, Research Scientist

Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Co-Founder

Senior Lecturer, Director, MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative, PhD '05

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Julian Kölbel

Julian Kölbel

Co-Founder, Research Affiliate

Assistant Professor for Sustainable Finance, University of St. Gallen

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Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Economics, Finance and Accounting

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

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Researchers

Florian Heeb

Florian Heeb

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Aneil Tripathy

Aneil Tripathy

MCSC Impact Fellow

Impact Fellow at MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium (MCSC)

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Esther Kohler

Esther Kohler

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Lajos Kossuth

Lajos Kossuth

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Isabella Loaiza

Isabella Loaiza

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Jitendra Aswani

Jitendra Aswani

Postdoctoral Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Sloan School of Management

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The MIT Climate Pathways Project Team + Researchers

This team of faculty, researchers, and staff are working hard to advance the adoption of ambitious, evidence-based climate policy. 

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MIT Climate Pathways Project Leadership

John D. Sterman

John D. Sterman

Management Science

Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management

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Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten

Senior Lecturer, Director, Policy and Engagement, EMBA '13

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Krystal Noiseux

Krystal Noiseux

Associate Director, Climate Pathways Project

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Executive Director, Climate Interactive, MS '97

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Michael Sonnenfeldt

Michael Sonnenfeldt

Founder, Chairman, MUUS & Company, Tiger21, SB ’77, SM ’78

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Benjamin Wolkon

Benjamin Wolkon

Founding Partner, MUUS Climate Partners

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Researchers and Affiliates

Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Sustainability

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Florian Kapmeier

Florian Kapmeier

Professor of Strategy at ESB Business School

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Ellie Johnston

Ellie Johnston

Engagement Director, Climate Interactive

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Clara Iglesias

Clara Iglesias

Project Manager, Climate Interactive

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Ava De Leon

Ava De Leon

Science & Technology Communications Coordinator, Climate Interactive

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Juliette Rooney-Varga

Juliette Rooney-Varga

Professor, Director, UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative

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Ken Rath

Ken Rath

Director, Rath Educational Evaluation and Research

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Jessica Wei

Jessica Wei

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Owning Impact Project 

A new and growing research project that takes a systems-thinking approach to sustainable investing. 

Owning Impact Team

Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Sustainability

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John A. Davis

John A. Davis

Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Family Enterprise

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Alban Yau

Alban Yau

Research Assistant, MIT SDM '23

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Dominic Hofstetter

Dominic Hofstetter

Space Building Lead, TransCap Initiative

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Falko Paetzold

Falko Paetzold

Director, University of Zurich CSP, Initiator and Managing Director

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Oliver Gottfried

Oliver Gottfried

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Courtney Collette

Courtney Collette

Partner, Cambridge Family Enterprise Group

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Sam Bonsey

Sam Bonsey

Chair, Supervisory Board, TransCap Initiative

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Temple Fennell

Temple Fennell

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Clean Energy Ventures

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