• GU to Divest Endowment from Direct Coal Investments

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

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  • Student Energy Challenge

    The 2014 Switch It Off Challenge saved over 28,000 kWh of energy in just 5 weeks! Find out how Georgetown Students are saving energy on campus.

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  • Top 10 Sustainability Tips for Students!

    Our top tips for a sustainable year at Georgetown.

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  • Campus Sustainability Planning

    Help shape GU's efforts to develop a campus sustainability plan.

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  • Bicycling

    Learn more about Georgetown's bicycle-friendly campus initiatives through this bicycling resource for students, faculty and staff.

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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.