Get Involved - Students

Many student groups at Brown, promote energy and environmental initiatives and have spurred significant progress towards a more sustainable world on and off campus. These student groups represent efforts spanning a diverse array of environmental issues and advocacy approaches.  From composting to climate change, poetry to policy, there is a student group at Brown that can inspire your environmental enthusiasm!




Empower is Brown's umbrella environmental organization.

Brown Market Shares Program
A Better World by Design uses education, discourse, and action to create an interdisciplinary community that works to reshape our built environment and social systems. Engineering for socially conscious and environmentally sustainable design. Market shares program is a campus-based food distribution program that aims to protect the local farming community.


The Brown student chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Watershed is a Brown-RISD publication that explores how we relate to the environment.

OLEEP is a mentoring program for Met High School students.

West House is Brown's Environmental Program House.