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.

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Our Team

Meet the dedicated faculty + staff behind the work of the Sustainability Initiative.

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Our Advisory Board

Our esteemed Advisory Board provides guidance on matters of strategy, fundraising, and execution.

MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

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.

MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

Our History

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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