Mission, Vision, Approach

Our Mission 

  • To educate students-
    • through classroom, co-curricular, and real-world learning- both on campus and off- enabling them to contribute to the task of "creating sustainable communities"
  • To build the capacity of faculty-
    • by teaching sustainable communities-related courses
    • through collaboration with diverse partners on their research
  • To facilitate GT participation-
    • In Partnerships, bringing together key partners from government, community, nonprofit, academic, and business sectors for joint learning, research, and action

Our Vision

  • Georgia Tech graduates are using their disciplinary expertise related to science and technology to help “create sustainable communities” where humans and nature flourish, in Georgia, the U.S., and around the globe
  • Universities around the globe are asking, “What does Georgia Tech think?” about the role that a technological institute can play in creating sustainable communities
  • Students are choosing to come to Georgia Tech partly to participate in Serve-Learn-Sustain