Sustainable Workplace Initiative

Harvard Real Estate is committed to supporting Harvard in building and operating a healthier, more sustainable campus community.

In addition to building improvements and operation practices, Harvard Real Estate’s Sustainable Workplace Initiative is here to provide you, our tenants, with the tools you need to reduce your workplace’s footprint and engage your colleagues in the University’s commitments and your own sustainability projects.

Where to begin? Make your department a Harvard Green Office

Receive rewards for each of the four Green Office levels —Leaf 1, 2, 3 and 4— you complete, including reusable plates for your shared kitchenette and personal reusable bamboo utensils for each employee in your office.

Learn about the Green Office Program

How to certify:

  1. Register your office for the Green Office Program
  2. Download and review the application form, where you will track your progress
  3. Invite your coworkers to join and work with you on earning points
  4. Send your completed application to Sustainable Workplace Coordinator Anne Sargent with the subject “Green Office Application  — Name of Your Department/Office,” along with any supplemental materials.

Take action

save energy


promotE a healthy, productive environment

EngagE your team