We live in a time where we are engaged in a series of challenges like climate change and harm to our natural resources that are going to make it harder for human beings to live in an equitable way on our planet…We prepare students to go out and engage and respond to these challenges.
Dano Weisbord (he/him) joined Tufts in 2022 as Chief Sustainability Officer to further Tufts’ commitment to be a higher education leader in sustainability and climate matters. He is working across the university to bridge campus operations with education, co-curricular, and research activities. Dano came to Tufts from Smith College where he held the position of Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Sustainability. Dano was responsible for large-scale planning projects at Smith including the electrification and decarbonization of a thermal and electric district energy system. Over his fourteen years at Smith, Dano also served as Director of the Center for the Environment, Ecological Design and Sustainability and was the College’s Founding Director of Sustainability establishing sustainability and campus planning functions.
Previously, Dano advised on corporate environmental responsibility strategy for CLF Ventures in Boston MA, where clients included international mining, energy and real-estate companies, and organized a regional wind-power industry alliance. He was a director of the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers in London, and lead author on Sustainable Endowments Institute’s Greening the Bottom Line.
Dano has a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.
At Tufts University, we are working to become an equitable, thriving community that advances global sustainable development by producing resilient problem solvers and scalable solutions. If you work or learn on our campuses, get in touch with the Office of Sustainability to find where your interests intersect with sustainability: firstname.lastname@example.org.