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Dec 7,2009

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients. The recipient pool is diverse, with projects ranging from a small-scale College House composting program to...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

For Penn to achieve its goals of reducing our carbon footrprint and enhancing its overall sustainability practices engaging office staff in their workplaces is a critical component.  Over the...Read more »

Nov 27,2009

Heather Clancy, smartplanet.com -- Chances are you were alternately friends and enemies with the student resident advisor who was posted in your college dorm. Now, students at the...Read more »

Nov 19,2009

A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to...Read more »

Nov 1,2009

Jared Dublin, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- A girl in an elaborate, homemade hyena costume stood on Locust Walk on Friday. Her message? Go green...Read more »

Nov 1,2009

President Amy Gutmann recently posted a video on the electronic wall of the website Repower America—a virtual cork...Read more »

Nov 1,2009

John Prendergast, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- The University’s new Climate Action Plan is good for the environment—and won’t hurt Penn’s bottom line, either.

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Oct 8,2009

The University of Pennsylvania has received an A- grade on the Sustainable Endowments Institute College Sustainability Report Card for the second consecutive year, the highest mark awarded to any...Read more »

Oct 8,2009

This month, Facilities and Real Estate Services, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, announced the launch of the Penn Green Fund, a grant available to all members of the Penn...Read more »

Sep 16,2009

Sandy Bauers, Philadelphia Inquirer -- About an hour ago, Penn president Amy Gutmann announced the university's new Climate Action Plan, which calls for all sorts of green upgrades. Penn...Read more »

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