Stewarding the World

Every year, the escalating consequences of climate change underscore the urgency of developing and deploying solutions that safeguard communities, economies, biodiversity, and global security on a warming planet.

With its world-leading interdisciplinary research and teaching programs that draw on expertise from seven different academic departments, IBES is guiding the way for solutions to the interconnected climate and sustainability challenges of our time.

“ As an established hub of internationally renowned scholarship in climate, sustainability, and environment, IBES has embraced a bold new vision focused on solutions, partnership, and impact, with multiple opportunities for students to learn by doing. The urgency of this moment cannot be overstated, and the support of donors will be critical to our success as we make targeted investments to unlock the potential of IBES and Brown as climate and sustainability leaders in higher education. ”

Kim Cobb Lawrence and Barbara Margolis Director, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Targeted investments will enable IBES to:

  • Lead innovative, solutions-focused research grounded in collaboration across campus and beyond, working with partners across sectors, industries, and regions of the world
  • Serve as a hub of events, dialogue, and trusted expertise for a diverse set of stakeholders seeking to identify climate and sustainability solutions
  • Create real-world opportunities for all Brown students to learn about and help solve climate and sustainability challenges, in and out of the classroom
  • Advance Brown’s climate and sustainability goals, setting a model for leaders in higher education through fully integrated education and research activities

Ensure the future of our planet.

With your support, the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society is answering the call to address complex environmental challenges.

For more information about giving opportunities, please contact:

Darcy Pinkerton
Director of Development for Academic Initiatives
+1 (401) 863-1162

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