On Campus

Zipcar, Hubway Cultivate University Partnerships

Since Harvard partnered with car rental provider Zipcar and bike share company Hubway, students increasingly have taken advantage of these companies’ discounted rates for Harvard affiliates, and the companies have added even more benefits over the years.

University Finances

HMC Names Its First Vice President for Sustainable Investing

Jameela Pedicini, a former manager for the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment initiative, will work to research and understand sustainability issues related to the University’s more than $30 billion endowment.

On Campus

Make Your Move Out a Little Greener

Fitting the entirety of your material possessions into a bunch of boxes and suitcases is no easy task. So when it comes time to do away with that saggy futon that didn't sell at your senior sale or that Ethical Reasoning coursepack you've fully accepted that you will never crack open again, the trash or recycling bin may seem like the only viable home for these items. But finding a greener solution for discarding your unwanted things might not be as tough as you think.


University Signs Sustainability Compact With MIT, City

University President Drew G. Faust signed the “Cambridge Community Compact for a Sustainable Future” on Monday in an official gesture of Harvard’s commitment to working with other institutions to address the threat of climate change in Cambridge.

On Campus

Congratulations on Walking to Class!

You can pat yourself on the back each morning as you make the trek from Thayer to Sever Hall. With each step you take, you're doing your part to help make Harvard a little greener.


Students Launch Fund for Green Projects

A student-run website launched last week will connect sustainability projects on Harvard’s campus to potential donors, paving the way for green improvements to University facilities, including LED lights in the Quad and a new dishwasher for Cabot Cafe.


A Taste of HUDS

“I grew up on a farm; my father was a farmer. I could walk out into the field and pick peas and eat them off the vine.” Crista Martin, director of communications for Harvard University Dining Services, sits on a swivel office chair surrounded by piles of papers.

University Finances

HMC Creates New VP Position for Sustainable Investing

Harvard Management Company has created a new position devoted to researching and understanding sustainability issues related to the University’s $30.7 billion endowment.