Several JHU centers and institutes are strategically focused on the intersection of sustainability and a wide range of disciplines including food security, clean and healthy water, and sustainable energy, among others. 

Alliance for a Healthier World

The Alliance for a Healthier World integrates diverse expertise and perspectives from across JHU to create groundbreaking research and policy solutions in support of global health equity.

Center for a Livable Future

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future—working toward a healthy, equitable, resilient food system from within the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering.

Center for Social Concern

The Center for Social Concern fosters a lifelong commitment to active citizenship by integrating education, action, and reflection.


SOURCE is the community engagement and service-learning center for the JHU Schools of Public Health, Nursing, and Medicine.

Ralph O’ Connor Sustainable Energy Institute

The Ralph S. O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) integrates efforts across the university to create and implement clean, renewable and sustainable energy technologies; educate future energy leaders; and support implementation, markets, and policies that promote an affordable and equitable green energy future for a more resilient world.

Ecological Design Collective

A community for radical ecological imagination and collaborative practice. With roots in Baltimore and working relationships around the world, The Ecological Design Collective is building a place for researchers, designers, activists, artists and others to come together to conceive and develop alternative ecological futures.