Impact Organizations

Georgetown students passionate about social impact and sustainability will find a wide range of opportunities to connect with like-minded peers on campus. In addition to becoming a Student Leader with Business for Impact, students are encouraged to explore other active student organizations, centers, and initiatives at Georgetown addressing sustainability from many different perspectives and approaches.

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Net Impact

Business for Impact is committed to working in tandem with Net Impact on career and programming initiatives. Many Business for Impact Student Leaders are also engaged with Net Impact.



The Social Impact Internship Fund (SIIF) supports Georgetown MBA students who accept unpaid or low-paying internships in the social impact field. In 2019, SIIF met 100% of student demand.

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Georgetown Energy & Cleantech Club

Georgetown Energy & Cleantech Club brings together students and alumni from across the Georgetown community who are interested in issues related to energy (traditional and renewable sources), climate change, cleantech, and sustainability.

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StartUp Hoyas

StartupHoyas MBA provides resources, opportunities, and education for students wishing to start a new business or who are interested in small business, venture capital, private equity, or larger corporations that promote the entrepreneurial spirit. StartupHoyas MBA strives to nurture creative thinkers for entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial career paths.

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Georgetown’s Graduate Women in Business (GWiB) is a chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA). GWiB is a professional development and advocacy group of forward-looking and ambitious business disruptors who share in the goal of empowering women.

McCourt Energy & Environment (McCourt E&E)

McCourt Energy & Environmental Policy

The McCourt Energy & Environmental Policy group engages students, academics, and practitioners on policy issues related to energy and the environment.

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Georgetown Law Green Campus Alliance 

GGCA believes that Georgetown Law can set the example, promoting sustainable food and waste practices that ultimately lead to a healthier and more vibrant community.

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Georgetown Environmental Leaders

Launched by GUSA, Georgetown Environmental Leaders (GEL) facilitates cooperation and support between different environmental groups and organizations at Georgetown, and helps sustainability-minded students find organizations that suit their interests. GEL supports environmental student groups by helping them recruit interested students, publicize events, work with University administrators, and more.

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Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environmental Network

The goal of GREEN is to create positive environmental impacts through active participation in education, advocacy and volunteering, so to benefit both Georgetown University and the community at large.

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Sustainable Oceans Alliance 

Founded at Georgetown (by Daniella Fernandez, a Business for Impact Student leader), SOA is a youth-led organization that empowers Millennials to become leaders in preserving the health and sustainability of our oceans.

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Community Garden Club

Georgetown’s Community Garden Club (CGC) aims to connect the campus community to food and the natural environment by involving students in on-campus gardens.

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Georgetown University Farmer’s Market

The Georgetown University Farmers’ Market was founded to improve access and availability of healthy and fresh food on Georgetown’s campus, to promote the benefits of local and sustainable agriculture, to support and encourage a holistic view of nutrition and personal health, and to develop a community engaged in these topics.

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GU Fossil Free

A student-run campaign that encourages the university to divest from fossil fuel companies and re-invest in a more sustainable future.

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Animalia Georgetown

Animalia Georgetown is dedicated to promoting humane practices and fostering awareness of animal welfare issues.

Universitywide Sustainability Initiatives:

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability, housed within Planning and Facilities Management, serves as a resource and catalyst to advance the University’s sustainability mission and goals. Established in 2013, the office builds upon Georgetown’s commitment to environmental stewardship and social justice by leading efforts to create a positive campus environmental footprint, facilitating integration of sustainability across functional areas, and providing Georgetown students with experiential learning opportunities in the practice of sustainability.

The Beeck Center

We are a training ground for students and an incubator for scalable, leading-edge ideas in service of the common good.

Georgetown University Social Innovation and Public Service (SIPS) Fund

The SIPS Fund is a $1.5 million student-run fund that allocates approximately $60,000 in grant money every year to help students and alumni start their own social ventures. SIPS evaluates grant proposals based on four pillars–Innovation, Sustainability, Impact on Community, and Impact on Student.

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