UC Sustainable Practices Policy

The UC Sustainable Practices Policy guides sustainability efforts across the 10 campuses, five academic health centers and other university facilities in thirteen areas of sustainable practice.

UC has been recognized and ranked highly for its sustainability accomplishments by many sustainability organizations and rating tools including the Sierra Club and Princeton Review.

UC tracks progress towards sustainability goals in our Annual Report on Sustainable Practices.

The systemwide Sustainability Steering Committee provides oversight and governance of the Sustainable Practices Policy. The UCOP Executive Vice President — Chief Financial Officer chairs the Committee, which includes representation from every campus and health center as well as from faculty and students. 

UC Sustainable Practices Policy PDF

Establishes goals in thirteen primary areas of sustainable practices.

Annual Report on Sustainable Practices

Annual report provided to the Board of Regents on UC's progress toward meeting the goals in the Policy on Sustainable Practices.

Sustainability Steering Committee

Committee responsible for oversight of systemwide sustainability policy.