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March 20, 2013

Wharton San Francisco's new expanded facility, located in the historic Hills Brothers Plaza at the base of the Bay Bridge, has achieved LEED CI Gold Certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and...Read more »

March 20, 2013

When the decision was made to relocate a kitchen to make space for two more offices in Vance Hall, Wharton's very active Green Team, led by two staff Eco-Reps, lobbied...Read more »

March 20, 2013

The University of Pennsylvania has been named among the "Best Workplaces for Commuters" by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida. "Best Workplaces for...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Since coming to campus in 2009, Bon Appétit has built strong relationships with local farmers to increase the amount of produce, meat and dairy that comes from farms within 150...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Fresh food vendors are scheduled to return to the corner of 36th and Walnut Sts. beginning on May 1. Beechwood Orchards and Big Sky Bread have signed on to return...Read more »

March 15, 2013

This year's Green Week will take place March 22-30, with events hosted by Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP) members groups each day. The...Read more »

February 13, 2013

Penn’s Green Campus Partnership is now accepting student applications to the Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum’s (ISAC) Undergraduate Student Research Internships.The Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program is an 8-week summer...Read more »

February 8, 2013

M.I. (Move-In) GREEN is Penn’s move-in engagement program dedicated to environmental sustainability. The program gives upperclass environmental leaders the opportunity to educate incoming students around sustainable lifestyles and...Read more »

January 30, 2013

Penn's Athletic Eco-Reps group heard from Alice Henly, Coordinator, Collegiate Sports Greening Project, Urban Program of the National Resources Defense Council, at their spring semester kick off...Read more »

December 20, 2012

As part of a new policy announced early in 2012, Bon Appétit will, by 2015, source all of its pre-cracked (liquid) eggs from hens living in cage-free farms – numbering...Read more »

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