Inventing a sustainable future.

MIT’s Environmental Solutions Initiative mobilizes the substantial scientific, engineering, policy, and design capacity of MIT to create solutions to today’s environmental challenges through diverse activities in education, research, and convening.

Introducing new ESI team members:

Sarah Meyers, Education Program Manager

Laur Hesse Fisher, Program Director

Ruby Wincele, Northeastern Co-op Student

Learn more about MIT’s Environmental Solutions Initiative in this short video:

 

External Advisory Board

Meet the core members of our new board.

NEWS

Intriguing article in Science Magazine by MIT professor Elsa Olivetti, recipient of an ESI 2017 Research Seed Grant to study the beneficial use of industrial wastes in the built environment.

More News →

Peruse our articles, featuring groundbreaking research, MIT events, environmental updates, & more from ESI.

Read the monthly Director’s Note from John E. Fernández.

A LANDSCAPE VIEW OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY AT MIT

Click on the map above to explore the full range of environment and sustainability efforts happening at MIT.

FACEBOOK FEATURE

Check out our ongoing Facebook feature – Q&As with Martin Fellows for Sustainability,  our research Seed Grantees & more