UC Davis is pursuing a Voluntary University Review (VUR) to support our university’s role as a public land-grant institution in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We invite all students, scholars, staff, researchers and faculty to share details about their SDG efforts through this online portal. Share your story by July 2!
Watch the 2021 Sustainability Champions get their awards and read the event summary for highlights about new campus partnerships and achievements when it comes to sustainability at UC Davis and UC Davis Health.
UC Davis has maintained its gold rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, or STARS. This time around, the campus earned the system’s top rating by measuring up to significantly revised criteria, including additional, challenging performance metrics.
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.
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.
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.
On May 31, 2019 the Office of Sustainability held the 2019 Campus Sustainability Summit, an inaugural event to honor the achievements of the university and those in this community who contribute to our campus's sustainability goals.