January 2021

During the last month, the Harvard Office for Sustainability partnered with TechniArt and Eversource to plan their first ever virtual Pop-Up Eversource Lighting Sale, after years of running similar sales in-person as one day community engagement events. TechniArt is an innovative company with a...

December 2020

The Harvard Planning Office (HPO) surpassed their book drive donation target for 2020 with a record of 390 collected books. The annual book drive is a university-wide effort spearheaded by the HPO Green Team with support from the Office of Sustainability . Since its inception four years ago, all...

October 2020

While most people know Brandon Geller as the Assistant Director of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Sustainability and Energy Management, his legacy and roots at Harvard reach much deeper. In the Summer of 2008, Brandon graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Art in Biochemistry...

With rising attention paid to the current climate crisis, conservation surrounding sustainability has found its way into many industries, communities, and disciplines. Even though Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences comprehensively merges different fields to encompass its...

August 2020

Diana Zhu , ‘23 spoke with Practice Vice President at Bain & Company Dave Rennard , '03 about his work contributing to the sustainability field. Dave studied Chemistry and Physics at Harvard College , before going on to earn his PhD at the University of Minnesota and his MBA at Rice...

June 2020

How UVM professor Rachelle Gould’s time at Harvard informed her work in community-based action and environmental education...

Consent decree, deposition, complaint, settlement—these words gained new meaning for Harvard student Arielle Blacklow, College '21, when she started her summer internship at the National Environmental Law Center (NELC) in 2019. For someone who hadn’t even so much as watched a TV legal...

May 2020

Our graduating team members share their memories, plans, and advice for incoming students The Harvard Office for Sustainability (OFS) counts on talented and dedicated students to brainstorm and develop sustainable solutions to real-world climate and health challenges. Together with faculty and...

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day , Harvard Kennedy School asked community members to send original photos that showed how experiences in nature have benefited their lives. Stunning images from around the world, taken by Harvard Kennedy School students, faculty, and staff, were emailed from as...

April 2020

Want to explore stunning landscapes without leaving home? The Harvard Earth and Planetary Sciences Visualization Research and Teaching Laboratory curated a list of 15 travel destinations captured in 360° video format. Each features a unique part of our planet. Discover the Northern Lights in...