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Leadership for Sustainability 

This website is a collaboration between both our Davis and Sacramento campuses. Thoughts? Share your feedback.

UC Davis Sustainability is the lead office for campuswide sustainability efforts. We provide vision, direction and support for sustainability in all its dimensions, from campus infrastructure and operations to programs that enhance understanding and motivate action toward a more environmentally and socially sustainable campus. 

UC Davis Health Sustainability works on creating a resilient and sustainable healthcare model that celebrates the intersection between human and planetary health through mindful actions, engagement, and education that improves the lives of all for generations to come. 


Sustainability: A Summit of Champions

UC Davis’ second annual Sustainability Summit provided the opportunity to share and celebrate good news from across the university, including a new student coalition, innovative partnerships and the university’s new Sustainability Champions — not to mention a new gold rating.

1 Day Isn’t Enough for Earth Day in 2020

UC Davis will celebrate Mother Earth in this 50th-anniversary year of Earth Day with a long Earth Month. The university’s observance will start April 1, take in the real Earth Day, April 22, and conclude, appropriately, the last day of the Whole Earth Festival, Sunday, May 10 — Mother’s Day.

UC Davis Sustains Its Top GreenMetric Rankings

From the smallest of deeds, like recovering surplus food to give to people in need (and keeping the food out of the waste stream), to large renewable energy projects, UC Davis’ efforts in sustainability have the nation and world taking notice — again.