SAS green purchasing team
April 2, 2019

The Green Purchasing Award program recognizes the outstanding contributions of an individual or team that significantly advance the development of sustainable purchasing practices at Penn. Past "Bright Green Ideas" have included: ...Read more »

dogwood blossoms
April 1, 2019

Did you know that Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, according to the EPA? Over the last decade, researchers have been documenting what many of us know intuitively...Read more »

operations center in FRES
April 1, 2019

During the annual Power Down Challenge, Penn Sustainability and our partners join together for educational events and programs about energy consumption, reduction, and innovation. Each year, the campaign culminates in a...Read more »

MOTUS wildlife
March 28, 2019

The Green Fund was created to support innovative ideas that align with Penn’s CAP goals and would otherwise be impossible to achieve. 

Beekeeping, clothing drying racks, analysis of bird strikes,...Read more »

Penn campus from West
March 21, 2019

The Penn Sustainability Office has just released the FY18 Penn Sustainability Annual Report , based on data and metrics from fiscal year 2018 gathered from across many academic and administrative units at Penn.Read more »

partnership logo
February 21, 2019

This upcoming April, at the Partnership for a Healthier America’s annual summit,  the University of Pennsylvania will be honored as the first Ivy League...Read more »

over 70 space heaters decommissioned and recycled
January 30, 2019

Thank you to all who participated in Space Heater Amnesty Day 2019. The Penn Sustainability Office was able to decommission and recycle over 70 space heaters (weighing more than 500...Read more »

Eco-reps december meeting
January 10, 2019

At December’s Faculty and Staff Eco-Reps meeting, four Eco-Reps were honored with awards for their service and commitment to the program and to fostering sustainability...Read more »

Adam Linder
November 15, 2018

Adam Linder has been at Penn for almost 7 years, with all of that time spent in the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Computing department.

Back in 2017, Brittany...Read more »

logo for marks of distinction award
November 15, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania has been designated a Climate Leadership Award Winner from Second Nature, an organization committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education. The founders of...Read more »