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Aug 9,2011

Three new sustainability projects from the Spring 2011 application pool have been selected to receive grants from the Penn Green Fund. The new projects will be implemented over the remainder of...Read more »

Apr 6,2011

Over the last year, Steinberg Conference Center, home to Wharton’s Executive Education program and managed by Aramark, has implemented a portfolio of sustainability initiatives that have increased...Read more »

Apr 6,2011

As the first institution to take part in Philadelphia’s Creating Canopy program, the University of Pennsylvania partnered with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department last week to distribute...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

In October, Penn was honored with the first Climate Leadership Award for Institutional Excellence by Second Nature at the 4th Annual American College & University Presidents' Climate...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

With a grade of A- from the Sustainable Endowments Institute's College Sustainability Report Card for 2011, the University of Pennsylvania continues to rank among the top U.S. and Canadian...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

Seven new sustainability projects have been selected to receive support from the Penn Green Fund after the Fall 2010 application period came to a close on October 29. The new projects will be...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

With the launch of the Climate Action Plan in September 2009 the University of Pennsylvania, the first Ivy League signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Commitment, has become a leading voice in...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has selected 105 students to lead environmental sustainability initiatives as Eco-Reps in all 11 College Houses and 26 Greek chapters.

Eco-Reps is an...Read more »

Aug 23,2010

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania came in at No. 19 –- up from No. 45 last year -- in the Sierra Club Magazine’s ranking of colleges it believes are doing the most for the planet....Read more »

Jun 15,2010

The Hilton Inn at Penn, a AAA four diamond Hilton property located in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in West Philadelphia, is sporting a new “look” in its lobby that’s as...Read more »

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