• Board Approves 1.2 MW On-campus Solar Agreement

    Board Approves 1.2 MW On-campus Solar Agreement

    Solar power systems to be put in place across Georgetown campus community

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  • Beat the Heat with These Green Energy Tips

    Beat the Heat with These Green Energy Tips

    Learn how to "stay cool" this summer at Georgetown by implementing these sustainable habits

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  • Sustainability in Master Planning

    Sustainability in Master Planning

    As summer approaches, Georgetown continues to set forth long-tern sustainable initiatives

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  • Care for Our Common Home

    Care for Our Common Home

    Georgetown faculty reflect on Pope Francis's Environmental Encyclical, Laudato Si.

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  • Georgetown to Divest from Direct Coal Investments

    Georgetown to Divest from Direct Coal Investments

    Divestment is one of many ways the university is addressing critical sustainability challenges.

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Georgetown University is committed to addressing critical sustainability challenges in our local and global communities. Through approaches that reflect our Jesuit heritage, our core mission of creating knowledge and our commitment to justice and common good, we seek to foster a deeper understanding and spur action on the issues.

The University is pursuing broad-based, practical approaches to sustainability, including an ambitious commitment to cut our carbon footprint in half by 2020. On campus, we are implementing real-world sustainability solutions, using the campus as a living laboratory and developing a long-term sustainability strategy to guide our work.

Explore the links on this page to learn more about what we are doing and how you can get involved.