WHO WE ARE
The Sustainability Institute supports Florida A&M University's vision to be a living laboratory of innovations and learning experiences that generate global solutions. Capitalizing on the strengths and capabilities across the full spectrum of the university, the Sustainability Institute works with university and external partners to converge, cultivate, and inspire action and leadership for healthier, more prosperous communities.
WHAT WE DO
We bring people together to spark collaboration and accelerate innovation.
We build capacity for transformational research and learning by using the campus and community as a living laboratory.
We communicate our collective impact, and inspire action on campus and beyond.
WHY WE DO IT
To build capacity for thought and action leadership among faculty, students and staff.
To elevate the university's overarching sustainability mission, integrate it across all core areas and make it a source of institutional pride.
WHAT MOTIVATES US
Collaboration - Working together works. Our ideas, discoveries and results are better through partnerships where everyone can contribute.
Innovation - There is always room to improve our work and our environment by reimagining possibilities and testing alternative approaches.
Experiential Learning - We thrive on learning by doing, taking stock of and being accountable for outcomes.
Service - Everyone deserves a decent livelihood. Our work must reach beyond the lab and classroom to address society's most pressing issues.