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Sep 16,2009

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania today released its Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive approach to reducing the University’s carbon footprint and enhancing its overall...Read more »

Jun 15,2009

Scientific American has ranked the University of Pennsylvania #19 on its list of the country's "Top 25 Green Leaders" alongside other environmentally-conscious companies and...Read more »

Apr 21,2009

For the third straight year, the University of Pennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the nation's leading purchaser of green power among institutions of...Read more »

Oct 24,2008

"The University of Pennsylvania outranked other schools in the area on an annual sustainability report card conducted by the Sustainable Endowments Institute."

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Sep 24,2008

"Only five of the 15 top-rated schools are from the Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, and Harvard Universities, Dartmouth College, and the University of Pennsylvania."

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May 2,2008

"Then there's the University of Pennsylvania, which purchases more green power than any other U.S. college or university."...Read more »

Apr 25,2008

“The role Dan will play is enormously important to the University as we develop our long range plan for sustainability. He has already been a leader among his peers in helping to research and...Read more »

Aug 3,2007

"It's hard to point to where one could make improvements if we don't have kind of a finer idea of where the energy's actually going," [Jamie] Lee said.

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Feb 6,2007

"We are thrilled to welcome President Gutmann as the first of her Ivy League peers to join this effort."

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Penn President Amy Gutmann was the first Ivy League President to sign the Presidents' Climate Commitment.

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