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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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February 2, 2010

In December, the Wharton School launched its new sustainability website, Sustainability@Wharton. The website provides a detailed look at sustainability initiatives across the Wharton community, including projects that have already...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Shortly after being selected among the first round of Penn Green Fund award recipients, the Penn Environmental Group has announced its first round of local businesses to become certified as...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Eco-Reps is a peer-to-peer educational program that began with students in Penn’s college houses to help reduce their environmental footprint through improved environmental awareness and behavior changes. The Green Campus...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Penn is the first University in the nation to introduce a new line of energy efficient, vending machines on campus called 2bU.

February 2, 2010

Before leaving for Winter Break, 345 residents of Hill College House pledged to “power down and unplug” their lights and appliances, leading Hill to victory in the inaugural College House...Read more »

February 2, 2010

In support of Penn's Climate Action Plan, Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) is now providing electric utility data online in an effort to encourage members of the Penn community...Read more »

February 2, 2010

From February 1-5, Bon Appétit at Penn Dining will sponsor Food Week, a series of events to promote healthy diet choices and awareness about what exactly happens to your food...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Business Services’ Transportation and Parking Department launched a Commuter Survey in conjunction with its annual Parking Survey for the first time this past fall.

Business Services’ Transportation and Parking...Read more »

February 2, 2010

The restoration and addition to Penn’s Music Building is an exhibit in sustainability, as the extensive acoustic and technological innovations in the new addition meet the practical demands of instruction...Read more »

February 2, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania wants the campus community to recycle 30 percent of its waste as it joins more than 400 colleges and universities nationwide participating in RecycleMania this year....Read more »

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Penn’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine was the first health facility to achieve LEED certification in Philadelphia and in the entire Delaware Valley.

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