SUSTAINABILITY AT HARVARD News & Events Explore sustainability news at Harvard, as well as upcoming talks, webinars, conferences and other events on campus and beyond. Submit to the OFS events calendar. Latest News View all sustainability news at HarvardOpens new window Featured Harvard’s updated Sustainability Action Plan identifies priorities, strategies News 14 projects confronting climate change win Salata Institute grants Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences High schoolers go all-in at Harvard’s Active Learning Labs Uncategorized Youth Climate Summit brings together high school students from across the globe Chemicals Circe: Transforming Greenhouse Gases into Biodegradable Products News Plastivores: Plastic-Degrading Super-Microbes and Enzymes Climate Change How prescribed burns could limit megafires in U.S. West News Sustainability Leaders at Harvard: 3 Questions with Mona Dai Climate Change In the thick of Canadian wildfires Harvard Alumni for Climate and the Environment (HACE) Sustainability Leaders at Harvard: 3 Questions with Alum Ling Lin Sustainability Spotlight Sustainability Spotlight: Amna Pervaiz Sustainability Spotlight Sustainability Spotlight: Harshika Bisht Sustainability Spotlight Sustainability Spotlight: Sneha Harsh Upcoming Sustainability Events View all upcoming eventsOpens new window September 29 Friday1:00 pm-1:50 pm GMT+0000 Open to the Public Steps and Scales: Transforming the US Health Sector for Climate Change and Health Equity climate change public health Join us on Friday, September 29 for “Steps and Scales: Transforming the US Health Sector for Climate Change and Health Equity” featuring Dr. John Balbus, Acting Director of the HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity. A Whittenberger Lecture hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. September 29 Friday4:00 pm-5:00 pm GMT+0000 Open to the Public Whittenberger Lecture: Climate Change and Health in the Media climate change public health Join us on Friday, September 29 to discuss Climate Change and Health in the Media with Somini Sengupta, International Climate Reporter for The New York Times. A Whittenberger Lecture hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. October 03 Multi-day Event Community Event Revisiting the Productivity Dilemma: The Humanity of Work and What It Means for Sustainable Business Conference/Summit SHINE SHINE Summit 2023 will address how the meaning and metrics of work have been forever changed, and how this provides an opportunity to rethink the humanity of work and the measurement of business success. Together we will develop new ways to think about performance, productivity, and the humanity of work to create more humane and sustainable business measurement tools. October 03 Tuesday9:00 am-2:15 pm GMT+0000 Open to the Public Feeding the Future: Food Sustainability and Climate Change climate change Food radcliffe October 04 Wednesday6:00 pm-8:00 pm GMT+0000 Careers in Climate Action: Evan Gordon Greenfield and Rajesh Swaminathan on Impact Investing and Deep Tech Start-Ups Salata Students and Harvard alumni are welcome to join us on October 4th from 6 – 8PM to hear from Evan Gordon Greenfield and Rajesh Swaminathan on Impact Investing and Deep Tech Start-Ups. Evan Gordon Greenfield oversees British Columbia Investment Management’s ESG program for its Private Equity asset class. Rajesh Swaminathan is Partner at Khosla Ventures. Rajesh has two decades of experience assisting and investing in deep tech startups. Each Careers in Climate Action Speaker Series event will include one hour of Q&A with the speaker followed by a dinner reception. October 05 Thursday6:00 pm-7:00 pm GMT+0000 Protecting the World’s Penguins conservation Harvard Museum of Natural History ocean Join Dr. Pablo Borboroglu, the 2023 Indianapolis Prize Winner for animal conservation, as he recounts his lifelong journey to save penguins. Dr. Borboroglu will highlight the challenges of conservation work, from protecting 32 million acres of ocean and coastal habitat to cofounding the Global Penguin Society, an international conservation coalition for the world’s penguin species. Hear about the risks and rewards he has experienced while trying to save penguins in some of nature’s wildest places. October 10 Tuesday3:00 pm-4:00 pm GMT+0000 Open to the Public From Hive to Honey Jar Workshop Common Spaces Harvard Real Estate honeybees Office for Sustainability This past summer Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate and the Office for Sustainability welcomed honeybees to the Smith Campus Center 10th floor, and we’re excited to share this project and learning experience with our Harvard community. Join us for this very hands-on honey extraction workshop. October 12 Thursday1:15 pm-2:30 pm GMT+0000 Faculty Workshop Salata Institute Climate Research Workshop: Using Satellite-Based Detection of Methane Emissions to Contribute to the U.S. Regulatory Process Climate Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability Presenters: Daniel Jacob, Vasco McCoy Family Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Carrie Jenks, Executive Director, Environmental and Energy Law Program, Harvard Law School; Daniel Varon, Research Associate, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences October 13 FridayAll-day Application Deadlines Apply for a Sustainability Student Grant by Friday, October 13, 2023 Deadline Student Grants Student Groups Learn more about how to apply for a Sustainability Student Grant by the Friday, October 13, 2023 deadline.