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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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October 10, 2012

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes, Facilities and Real Estate Services has begun...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Awarded a Green Fund grant in Spring 2012, the Recycling Center in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is demonstrating high usage after only two months of operation. The...Read more »

October 10, 2012

The Power Down Challenge is a three-week building energy reduction competition that raises awareness about daily conservation actions. Much like last Fall, the 2012 Power Down Challenge will set up...Read more »

October 10, 2012

The principle of using everything in moderation can be wisely applied to Penn's thirst for electricity over the peak summer months (June...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Following approval in the Spring by Penn's Board of Trustees, the University has sold $300 million in Century Bonds that have an...Read more »

October 10, 2012

The Integrating Sustainability across the Curriculum (ISAC) program was launched this year to help develop new sustainability-themed or -focused courses at Penn.  Following a one-day workshop on environmental themes, 11...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Now starting its fourth year, Eco-Reps is Penn's environmental leadership program focused on raising awareness...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Greek chapter houses are invited to make a positive contribution to sustainability at Penn by participating in the recently launched Greeks Going Green program. The Penn Greek community already demonstrates...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Each year, Penn welcomes over 6,000 students to their new homes on campus. Amid the welcome back embraces, tearful farewells, endless questions, and piles of suitcases there is also a...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Many of the most innovative ideas supporting Penn's Climate Action Plan have come from the University's students, faculty and staff. Since Fall...Read more »

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

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