Mission

 

Sustainability: "Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” -The Brundtland Commision, Our Common Future

 

A sustainable decision balances impacts on the environment, social well-being, and economic systems. Sustainability is about taking the long-term approach and considering systemic effects when making decisions, i.e. "how will this impact people/ communities/ ecosystems now and years from now?

SCU's Office of Sustainability is dedicated to developing a culture of sustainability among all students and employees on campus. We are committed to promote a more sustainable way of academic, professional, and personal life through stewardship, education, and outreach. 

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Sustainability

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Director of Sustainability

Sustainable  Energy 

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