2018-22 Progress Report on the Pitt Sustainability Plan

The University of Pittsburgh’s sustainability journey dates back to 1990, with commitments, activities, and engagement deepening and increasing over the past three decades.  In 2018, the Pitt Sustainability Plan set the University’s sustainability goals and strategies, further cementing sustainability as a core value for Pitt.  Since then, Pitt students, faculty, staff, and partners have made noteworthy progress towards creating a more sustainable culture, campus, and university.

Learn all about our progress on the Pitt Sustainability Plan goal from 2018 through 2022 in the full Progress Report or by navigating through each category.


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Energy & Emissions

Materials & Waste

Transportation & Mobility


Global Outreach

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Community & Culture

City & Regional Connections

teaching and learning

Equity & Access

Engagement & Awareness

Health & Wellbeing