Pitt Green Ambassadors is a peer-education program that embeds sustainability throughout the University of Pittsburgh across multiple departments, campuses, and areas of expertise.
Individual Pitt Green Ambassadors have demonstrated their knowledge of Pitt Sustainability programs and competence in incorporating sustainability best practices into their work. Ambassador support actively helps Pitt advance sustainability and reach towards carbon neutrality.
To become a Pitt Green Ambassador, you must be willing to educate your peers about sustainability at Pitt and best practices, volunteer once annually to educate new employees, stay informed about University and campus Sustainability happenings (via newsletter), and demonstrate your abilities via one of the following;
- Complete the Pitt Sustainability Professional Certificate and score 70%+ on the exam
- Be a dedicated member of the Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Sustainability
- Be a Pitt Sustainability intern, EcoRep, SOOS student leader, and/or Sustainability Living Learning Community for over 12 combined months.
The Pitt Green Ambassador program is in pilot, so please contact us with questions or ideas!
Featured Pitt Green Ambassadors
Office of Sustainability
Geology and Environmental Sciences
Pitt Green Ambassadors have access to multiple sustainability resources and presentations to help educate and communicate to our University community.
You also get access to the Pitt Green Ambassador community of like-minded professionals who can collaborate, share ideas, and help grow the culture of sustainability at Pitt.