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