Assistant Director, MIT
Brian Goldberg, LEED AP, AICP, is Assistant Director of MIT’s Office of Sustainability and is leading MIT efforts to grow a more climate resilient campus and to transform MIT’s consumption of materials from procurement through waste. Brian and the Office of Sustainability leverage the campus as a test bed by integrating research and operations to solve complex sustainability challenges. Prior to joining MIT in 2016, Brian spent a decade at the global engineering, planning and design firm EDAW/AECOM and previously worked for the United Nations, James Corner Field Operations and the City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation. Brian’s perspectives are drawn from working with private developers, cities, rural communities, and not-for-profits in the U.S., Africa, Asia, Australia and the Caribbean. He holds a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University and a B.A. in Political Science from Union College.
College campuses are seeking to use purchasing power to drive sustainability goals, yet lack the leverage, as single institutions, to shift supplier behaviors. This workshop aims to identify strategic areas that colleges and universities can work together on to drive sustainable procurement. Workshop activities include: • Strengthening the network of peers in higher education that … read more >>