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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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April 21, 2014

Low Carbon Diet Day at Penn Dining – Lunchtime @ April 24Read more »

April 17, 2014

The University Bike Collective invites new and experienced cyclists to the following Spring events:Read more »

March 20, 2014

As part of its FY14 Work Plan, the University Council’s Facilities Committee has a goal of working with Penn’s Parking and Transportation Services to recommend a comprehensive bicycle communication plan...Read more »

March 17, 2014

In the two years since the introduction of Penn’s Green Office Certification program, 71 offices have been certified, covering more than 1,400 employees. Of these, four offices have achieved Level...Read more »

March 17, 2014

The Green Campus Partnership faculty grant program, Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum, is part of a global report on best practice case studies from 23 of the world’s leading universities....Read more »

March 17, 2014

The Green Campus Partnership awarded one Fall 2013 Green Fund Grant to a group of students in Penn School of Engineering and Applied Science for their idea of bringing gamification...Read more »

March 17, 2014

The Green Campus Partnership is improving its outreach to Penn faculty. An activity that began last year with conversations with individual faculty around the University has grown into group discussions about what...Read more »

March 17, 2014

After four weeks of turning off unneeded lights, unplugging unused devices, layering up to warm up, and other creative means to conserve electricity, the champions have been named in Penn’s...Read more »

March 17, 2014

How do you get people in our 24-7 connected society to decrease their electricity use? Acting as cheerleaders for their buildings in this year’s Power Down Challenge, Penn’s Staff &...Read more »

March 17, 2014

Recognized as one of the world’s most attractive urban campuses, Penn is home to significant achievements in planning, landscape design, and architecture. The University’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan...Read more »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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