• 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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  • Sustainability Visioning Workshop

    Sustainability Visioning Workshop

    Help set sustainability goals and design actionable solutions for our campus.

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  • EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins GU Panel on Pope's Encyclical

    EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins GU Panel on Pope's Encyclical

    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined a panel at Georgetown on the pope’s recent environmental encyclical.

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  • Student Energy Challenge

    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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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.