Our Commitment

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

News

March 20, 2013

The study of alternative energy offers a world of opportunity to the first class of students in Penn's interdisciplinary VIPER program. The inaugural class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Sometimes it's all fun and games for hackers, developing new software to provide information or entertainment. But at the seventh PennApps  -  held January 18 - 20 - one Penn...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Emissions from energy use make up 85% of Penn's carbon footprint, according to Facilities & Real Estate Services Executive Director of Operations & Maintenance Ken Ogawa. Using clean steam helps...Read more »

March 20, 2013

The Models of Excellence program is a reminder of the incredible impact that staff contributions have on Penn's success each day.  This year, Ken Ogawa, FRES Executive Director for Operations...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Visitors to the Penn Museum who enjoy a meal in the Pepper Mill Café can be assured that if they do not clean their plates, the waste will not end...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Is anyone even sure of what is stored away in their drawers, cabinets, closets, and file rooms? Ancient files, books and magazines, old computers, cathode tube display screens, and old...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Since its inception in 2008, PennMOVES has annually collected approximately 90,000 pounds of items that students can't take with them when they leave campus in the summer such as clothes,...Read more »

March 20, 2013

The possibility of a sustainable closet became more of a reality in February with the opening of Greene Street, a boutique consignment shop, on Spruce Street near 38th Street. With...Read more »

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 »

Pages

Fact

The Penn Environmental Group hosts GreenFest each semester, a campus-wide environmental festival.

Share a Story

Do you have a sustainability story to share with the campus? Want to hear more about a specific topic or project?
Send us an email
and we'll consider the content for inclusion on the website or in a future e-newsletter.