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Shifting the debate about climate change from a political discussion to a practical conversation about risk and reward.

organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Rebecca Henderson on the Next Big Transition

Professor Rebecca Henderson of the Harvard Business School on environmental issues, businesses, and "The Next Great Transition."

The Business and Environment Initiative has helped develop a series of course modules on energy and the environment.

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

Harvard Strategic Procurement has negotiated discounted pricing for Lumencor light engines for Harvard laboratories. This sustainable option for light boxes is currently being utilized at the Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.

The life cycle of those seemingly ubiquitous interoffice envelopes may seem trivial, but as a few Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) employees found, questioning the path the envelopes take between departments can lead to cost savings and waste...
Co-founders Victor Cruzate (left) and Andreas Birnik (right) If you’re like us at the Harvard Office for Sustainability you care about your carbon footprint and hope to make a difference in the fight against climate change. But if you’re...