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Aug 12,2015

Applications are open for Penn Student Eco-Reps – the deadline is August 30. Penn Eco-Reps is an environmental leadership program that promotes sustainable lifestyles across Penn’s communities. Read more »

Mar 12,2014

Creative, energy-conserving members of the Penn community joined together to save electricity during this year's Power Down Challenge, Feb 3 - March 2, 2014. 

While DuBois and Sansom Place...Read more »

Aug 26,2015

With the launch of the 2009 Climate Action Plan, Penn began a building-level metering initiative on campus that included steam, chilled water, and advanced electricity meters. Having...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Since 2009, the Eco-Reps program has engaged Penn students as peer educators, campaign organizers, and sustainability champions. Starting this fall, the Sustainability Office is introducing a new...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

To improve environmental practices for building renovation projects across campus, the Office of the University Architect has published guidelines for all phases of applicable renovation projects...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Penn employees welcomed the beginning of warmer weather this spring by getting outdoors for at least 30 minutes each day, as part of the University’s 2015...Read more »

Jun 12,2015

Penn Purchasing Services, in conjunction with Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC) and Penn Green Campus Partnership (GCP), has announced the Green Purchasing Award. The...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

The Faculty & Staff Eco-Rep Program is taking on a new management structure. The group has grown since its creation in 2010, both in size and capabilities. To better meet the needs of this...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

The airwaves in Philadelphia buzzed on Sunday, February 8 with the voices of Penn’s sustainability leadership.  University Architect David Hollenberg and Dan Garofalo, Penn’s Sustainability...Read more »

Mar 25,2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents a series of events exploring what we mean by nature in the age of the human, the Anthropocene, on April 10. Register to attend.Read more »

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