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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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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 »

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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The 2014 Power Down Challenge resulted in a combined savings of over 35,000 kWh across campus –enough to power 3.3 homes’ electricity for one year.

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