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Water Systems

We will strive for responsible consumption of potable and nonpotable water sources and use best-practice stormwater management and reuse on campus. Goals and Aspirations Work with the City to ensure clean, healthy drinking water for all in our…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/water-systems/

City/Regional Connections

We understand that our campus and our community are part of a larger set of systems and will embrace Pittsburgh sustainability initiatives to be leaders within the region. Goals and Aspirations Take active leadership roles in sustainability initiatives…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/city-regional-connections/

Food Systems

We will strive to build food systems that support a healthy body and a healthy planet, strengthen local communities, and minimize waste. Goals and Aspirations Support a local, fair, ecologically sound, and humane food system by expanding the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/food-systems/

Equity & Access

We will continue to engage across campus to ensure that we are providing access and opportunity to all members of the Pitt community. Goals and Aspirations Strive to create a resource net for incoming students that will allow…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/equity-access/

Health & Wellbeing

We will strive to enhance the physical and mental health as well as the quality of life of our campus community. Goals and Aspirations Identify and improve the environmental quality of our indoor and outdoor spaces. Support physical…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/impacts/health-and-wellbeing/

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…

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

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/