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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 »

Apr 30,2010

While the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offered a slate of green events throughout the month because a single day just...Read more »

Apr 9,2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann and University representatives welcomed the sustainability coordinators from several peer institutions on Thursday as Penn hosted the annual Ivy Plus Sustainability...Read more »

Apr 7,2010

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients from the Spring 2010 semester. The Penn Green Fund...Read more »


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