A Better Way / AVID+ Carbon Offsets

Do offsets really cut emissions? See how MIT Professor John Sterman's AVID+ framework can help us determine if offsets actually work.

Our ESG + Policy Projects

We're deeply committed to advancing systems change for an equitable and sustainable world. 

Whether it’s through interactive climate simulations or a more effective way to measure environmental, social, and governmental performance, our faculty and researches are leveraging their academic rigor to solve real-world problems.

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By the numbers:

  • 6563

    Leaders in government, business, NGOs, experienced En-ROADS.

  • 55,000+

    Downloads of our first Aggregate Confusion publication.

  • 6

    "Best paper" awards won by Aggregate Confusion Project team.

  • 240+

    News and media hits across both research projects.

  • 25+

    Over 25 research presentations to universities in 2022.

  • 5+

    Featured at over 5 global conferences / summits in 2022.

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.

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