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  • Blueprint for a Green Future

    This 2006 report, from the Sustainability Advisory Committee, began a campus conversation about UC Davis sustainability issues.

  • Cool Facts

    Find out what makes UC Davis the #1 Cool School in the nation.

  • Cool School 2012-13

    UC Davis was designated the “#1 Cool School” by Sierra Magazine for 2012-13.

  • Governors' Global Climate Summit 3

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger selected UC Davis to host his 2010 summit, Nov. 15-16, because of the university's long history of world-class environmental research.

  • Our Commitment

    Find out about UC Davis' goals and definition of sustainability.

  • Plan Green Conference

    This annual conference provides UC Davis event planners with the tools and information they need to plan sustainable events.

  • Purchasing & Business Contracts: Sustainable Purchasing

    Purchasing policy encourages the campus community to select products that are energy-efficient and made with recycled products.

  • Renewable Energy at UC Davis

    UC Davis is active in procuring renewable energy. Among the recent projects, the campus has rooftop solar, a biodigester, and the UC Davis Large Solar Power Plant started producing renewable energy in August 2015 to meet approximately 14 percent of the Davis campus electricity needs. UC Davis has also secured off-site renewable energy.

  • Sustainability at UC

    The University of California addresses sustainability in a universitywide policy.

  • Sustainable practices at Repro Graphics

    Repro Graphics is committed to helping preserve natural resources, conserve energy use and reduce toxins.

  • UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative

    The University of California, a national leader in sustainability, has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2025, becoming the first major university to accomplish this achievement.

  • UC Davis Water Dashboard

    See real-time water use on campus graphed at this water dashboard.

  • UC Policy on Sustainable Practices

    Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.

  • White House Climate Leadership Pledge

    On November 12, 2015, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi signed the White House Climate Leadership Pledge on behalf of UC Davis, signaling our institutional commitment to carbon neutrality.