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Engagement & Awareness

We will weave a culture of sustainability into the everyday fabric of our campus and community. Goals and Aspirations Incorporate the tenets of sustainability into all student programming. Create an online sustainability education module for staff and develop…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/engagement-and-awareness/

Partnerships

We will support sustainability through a robust capacity to partner. Goals and Aspirations Connect with industry and community collaborators to support applied sustainability research and education. Establish local and regional partnerships to accelerate the transfer of sustainability ideas…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/partnerships/

Global Outreach

We will engage with the world through sustainability to explore and address issues that improve global quality of life. Goals and Aspirations Increase the number of sustainability-related international service projects. Track sustainability-related service and study abroad opportunities for…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/global-outreach/

Innovation

We will strive to ensure that our research translates into innovations that positively impact our community and the environment. Goals and Aspirations Increase the number of sustainability-related patents, licenses, and start-ups (both for profit and non-profit) Collaborate with…

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Research

We will advance the frontier of knowledge and make a positive impact on the world through collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches to sustainability-related research that focuses on areas of great social and environmental need. Goals and Aspirations Use the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/research/

Teaching & Learning

We will use sustainable principles to prepare students to lead lives of impact through a supportive environment focused on holistic and individualized approaches to learning inside and outside the classroom. Goals and Aspirations Engage all undergraduate advisors and…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/teaching-and-learning/

Glossary

Learn more about sustainability terms and definitions.

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Resources

Haven’t found something elsewhere about Pitt sustainability efforts?  Check out below for direct links to Pitt departments, enthralling videos, carbon footprint calculators, & more!

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Pitt & Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh has championed sustainability by stating its goals and aspirations in many local and international forums. In the News: Pittsburgh Sustainability Pittsburgh tops list of best places to move after college Pittsburgh Second City to…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/learn-more/pitt-pittsburgh/

Sustainability Reports

Transparently reporting progress is an imperative part of communicating University-wide efforts, goals, and achievements. The University of Pittsburgh regularly produces a number of publications related to campus-wide sustainability, greenhouse gas inventories, LEED building certifications, and more. Additionally, Pitt…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/learn-more/sustainability-reports/