The Sustainability Science Program seeks to serve as a common forum and facilitator for work on science, innovation and sustainable development by members of the entire Harvard community, and to promote collaboration between members of the Harvard community and the extended international network of scholars and practitioners engaged in sustainability science.

Harvard network:

Asia Center

Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Center for International Development

Center for Population and Development Studies

Committee on African Studies

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Harvard Center for the Environment

Harvard Global Health Institute

Harvard Forest

Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Kennedy School of Government - Environmental Policy

Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government

Sense & Sustainability

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Women and Public Policy Program

Zofnass Program for Infrastructure Sustainability

Beyond Harvard network:
The Program’s external network involves collaborators from scientific academies and professional institutions, development organizations, research centers and other universities around the world, including:

In the United States:

Arizona State University, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes

Boston University, Department of Geography and Environment

Boston University, Pardee Center for the Longer-Range Future

Clark University, School of Geography

Green Chemistry Institute

Innovations for Poverty Action

Jameel Poverty Action Lab, MIT

National Academies' Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability

Network for Emerging Leaders in Sustainability

Science and Development Network

Stanford University, Woods Institute for the Environment

Tufts University, The Fletcher School

University of California at Berkeley, Center of Evaluation for Global Action

Yale University, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering


Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab South Asia, India

Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy

Agencia Nacional De Aguas (ANA) (Brazilian National Water Agency)

Beijing Normal University, School of Management and Natural Resources, Center for Energy Studies, China

Central Pollution Control Board, India

Centre for Science and Environment, India

Chiang Mai University, Unit for Social and Environmental Research, Thailand

 China’s Ministry of Science and Technology 

China National Petroleum Corporation

China Shenhua

China Southern Grid Company

China State Council Development Research Center

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Program, CGIAR

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division, Chile

Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA) (Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research)

European Commission

European Sustainability Science Group

Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Fundacion Natura, Bolivia

Gujarat Energy Development Agency, India

Gujarat Pollution Control Board, India

India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests

Institute for Financial Management and Research, India

Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science, Japan

International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya and Ethiopia

London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Government, UK

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, India

National Development and Reform Commission, China

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany

Satark Nagrik Sangathan, India

Sustainable Europe Research Institute, Austria

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, India

The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi

Tsinghua University, Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology

Tsinghua University, School of Environment

Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management

Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research, UK

Venice International University, Thematic Environmental Networks Center, Italy

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Southeast Asia Programme, Indonesia

World Conservation Union (IUCN)