Institute at Brown for Environment & Society

Founding Year: 2013



Institute at Brown for Environment & Society
(2013; Providence, United States; 57 staff;

The Institute at Brown for Environment & Society is a cross-campus center conducting groundbreaking research and building creative solutions to complex 21st-century problems. It “integrates an understanding of the natural world and human societies because environmental stewardship, human rights, and economic well-being are inextricably linked.”  Through harnessing academic excellence from many disciplines it seeks to “both advance fundamental understanding and solve real-world problems.”

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Leadership: Dov Sax (Interim Director of IBES) and Meredith Hastings (Deputy Director of IBES)

Institute at Brown for Environment & Society contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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