Business

As our climate changes, so do the economics behind addressing it. Learn how businesses are responding to the sustainability challenge and discuss how we can incentivise companies to “go green.”

4 days 11 hours ago

Interested in food, health, and entrepreurship?

The MIT Beyond Food Bootcamp could be for you. Learn and practice an innovation framework taught by MIT faculty and MIT-trained mentors, with a focus on innovative entrepreneurial improvements to the food lifecycle, including food system sustainability, transparency, and health. 

6 days 7 hours ago

Just finished J Purdy’s After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene – which makes clear that a sharp distinction between humans and “nature” is no longer useful or accurate. 

6 days 18 hours ago

Unless you think climate change is alt.news manufactured in China, you realize that our steady march towards +2 degrees or more is no longer a scientific question or even a technological challenge, but a political problem. If so, a question arises: what's the right framework for a political solution? Let me offer three choices: 

1 month 3 days ago

Part of the team behind the Boston project (left to right): Robert Biggio, Boston Medical Center; Gary Farha, CustomerFirst Renewables; Rick Dimino, A Better City; Joe Higgins, MIT; Pam Messenger, Friends of Post Office Square; and Emil Avram, Dominio Resources.
2 months 2 weeks ago

The Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan has developed a new tool that helps companies find the resources they need to achieve their sustainability goals.

SHIFT (short for sustainability, help, information, frameworks and tools) helps businesses identify and compare relevant sustainability tools, tailored to the business’ industry and goals. 

The tool is currently in its alpha testing stage and is free to use. Find out more about SHIFT here.