As the official umbrella group of environmental sustainability student groups on campus, the Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP) was founded in 2010 to foster cohesion among environmentally-focused student groups, develop strategies for impacting campus sustainability, and create a unified student voice on green issues at Penn.

The mission of the Center is to develop new knowledge, tools, processes, techniques and continuing education for professionals involved in building energy and technology. The goal is to create healthier, productive, energy efficient strategies that will lead to high performance buildings and sustain(able) environments.

The mission of the Wharton Sustainability Program is to advocate for the University of Pennsylvania’s campus-wide greening efforts by identifying and implementing substantive reductions in the environmental impact of the Wharton community that demonstrate leadership and sustainability on behalf of our students, faculty and staff.

SAS Facilities Planning & Operations provides services in project coordination, building administration, and operational services – including those related to environmental sustainability -- to the various departments within the School of Arts and Sciences.

When the University of Pennsylvania launched its Climate Action Plan 2.0 in the fall of 2014, it increased its geographic footprint from the core academic campus, to more fully reflect the full range of the University’s built assets, incluing the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Morris Arboretum, the New Bolton Center, and Penn’s leased space and real estate projects.

The Wharton-led, Penn-wide Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research, transformative teaching and constructive dialogue between top alumni, academic, corporate, government, and non-government organizations. IGEL is a hub for business and sustainability, connecting and leveraging academic capital at Penn to help business leaders of today and tomorrow to create more sustainable industries.

The Kleinman Center supports a vibrant network of energy research at the University of Pennsylvania.

PPEH is a collective of scholars, students, artists, scientists, and educators whose mission is to generate local and global awareness and engagement in the emergent area of the environmental humanities...

Learn about how you can get involved with the groups working to continue to improve the West Philadelphia community.