Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

2023-2028 Strategic Plan

Founded in 2014, the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) is a thriving interdisciplinary institute for climate, sustainability, and environmental education and research, achieving national and international stature as one of the top programs of its kind. IBES’ goals over the next five years aim to build on this success by engaging and supporting its community of scholars, students, staff, alumni, and partners in advancing durable, scalable, and equitable solutions to the complex climate, sustainability, and environmental challenges of the 21st century.


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Bringing Our Goals to Life

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The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society is pleased to welcome affiliates representing over 20 different departments, schools, and centers across the University.
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Three members of IBES faculty will join Director Kim Cobb and Director of Undergraduate Studies Dawn King to form an expanded IBES Leadership Team, as outlined in the Institute’s 2023-2028 Strategic Plan.
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