Screening of Tidewater

June 11, 2018 at Novartis Auditorium

The Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future and Compact member Novartis invite you to a screening of Tidewater. Tidewater explores the challenge of sea level rise in the Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security.

Cambridge Compact Workshop Brings Together Energy Efficiency Programs and Incentives for Multi-Family Buildings, Press Release

May 2, 2017

Cambridge, MA – The Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future recently organized an educational workshop on strategies to achieve cost savings through energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy in multi-family buildings.

Cambridge Sustainability Compact Announces Three-Year Work Plan, Press Release

October 14, 2016

Cambridge, MA – Members of the Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future recently approved the adoption of the Compact’s new strategic plan, concluding an eight-month strategic planning process.

Compact Attends Envision America Midyear Check-In


June 14-15, 2016

In June we traveled to Austin, Texas for our Envision America 2016 midyear check-in!

Compact Starts Strategic Planning Process

July 2015

Coming off its exciting “start-up” phase, the Compact is now well positioned to dig deep into the critical sustainability challenges in Cambridge to help find solutions that are smart and scalable.

10 US Cities Selected to Kickoff Envision America Smart Cities Acceleration Initiative, Press Release

December 4, 2015

Charlotte, North Carolina, Dec. 3, 2015 — Envision America, a smart cities initiative that was announced at the White House this fall, is proud to select 10 U.S. cities to participate in 2016.

2015 Climate Resiliency Working Group Launched, MIT News

July 15, 2015

When the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, releases the results of its first climate change vulnerability assessment, expected this summer, the report and technical resources will show that the MIT and Cambridge community can expect a hotter, more flood-prone future.

MIT, Harvard sign climate change compact with Cambridge, Cambridge Chronicle

May 16, 2013

In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the city of Cambridge signed an agreement May 6 to collectively tackle climate change.

MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard , MIT News

May 6, 2013

In what is considered to be the first agreement of its kind, MIT, Harvard University and the City of Cambridge have entered into a compact to work collaboratively to address issues related to climate change on a local basis.

Cambridge, Harvard, and MIT sign compact, Harvard Gazette

May 6, 2013

Flooding caused by extreme weather events and rising sea levels has brought the impacts of climate change into stark relief, especially for low-lying neighborhoods along the Charles River and Boston Harbor.

Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future, Press Release

Cambridge, MA – The City of Cambridge, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology today signed a historic “Community Compact for a Sustainable Future” aimed at leveraging the intellectual and entrepreneurial capacity of the business, non-profit, education, and municipal sectors in Cambridge to contribute to a healthy, livable and sustainable future.