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Pitt Partners

Learn more about other programs and and entities at Pitt that are working together for a more sustainable campus and community.

Office of Sustainability

The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, & economics so current and future generations can thrive. Keeping this in focus, Pitt has active sustainability efforts and initiatives across disciplines, domains, and scales — including pursuing carbon neutrality by 2037.

Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory

The Water Collaboratory bridges efforts in water research, governance, and action. By connecting universities, local governments, non-profits, & community groups, we aim to align efforts across the region. We work to ensure that data & expertise are accessible to those who need it, that research responds to real needs, & that students are prepared to solve real challenges.

Center for Sustainable Business

The Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) at the University of Pittsburgh aims to promote the adoption of more sustainable business practices. Through innovative research, specialized education and training, and critical thought leadership, the CSB helps companies learn how to leverage their investments in sustainability across all functions of the organization to generate better business and societal outcomes.

Student Office of Sustainability

The is a student-run office at the University of Pittsburgh under the Division of Student Affairs and is closely associated with the Office of PittServes. We are committed to providing, supporting, and enhancing sustainability initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh.

Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership

The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership is a research and teaching center within the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). The Johnson Institute seeks to enhance ethics and accountability in leadership through teaching, research, and public service. We develop and celebrate outstanding, diverse leaders at all levels and create opportunities for them to engage in disciplined debate, reflections, and inquiry.  

Pitt Global

The Global Experiences Office helps students develop essential, career-ready skills from everywhere: internationally, within the U.S. and its territories, even virtually. We make a global mindset education more personalized and accessible than ever. The Pitt Global Experiences team is here to help you find a study abroad or study away program that will benefit you academically, grow you professionally, and allow you to interact with your host communities in meaningful and responsible ways.  

Center for Humanities

The Humanities Center fosters advanced research in the humanities, both by University of Pittsburgh faculty and by leading scholars from around the world. It cultivates interdisciplinary and collaborative study, programming, and teaching.