• Celebrate Earth Month at Georgetown University

    Celebrate Earth Month at Georgetown University

    Find out how you can get involved in Earth Month events at Georgetown University.

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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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  • Faculty members speak at Paris Climate Talks

    Faculty members speak at Paris Climate Talks

    Faculty members speak at Paris Climate Talks

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  • Sustainability Visioning Workshop

    Sustainability Visioning Workshop

    Students kicked off the semester by helping set ambitious goals and designing actionable solutions for the campus.

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  • GU Co-Hosts Sec. Kerry's Climate & Clean Energy Forum

    GU Co-Hosts Sec. Kerry's Climate & Clean Energy Forum

    Watch the conversation on climate and clean energy in the lead up to Paris climate talks.

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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.