Information
  • Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Primary SD area: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Seattle, United States (The)
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
  • More information

Deliverables & Resources
Higher Education Sustainability Initiative - Seattle University

Organization(s) making commitment

Seattle University

Achievement of Commitment

Specific action steps can be found in the university’s Climate Action Tactical Plan:

http://www.seattleu.edu/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=80850&libID=80828

How this will be achieved

We commit to the Seattle University Climate Action Plan. The plan goals are to:

1. Educate undergrad and grad students about sustainability and climate change in our curricular and co-curricular programs. Co-curricular programs include athletics, recreational sports, student activities, housing and residence life, career services, multicultural affairs, commuter and transfer student services, leadership development and many more.

2. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 12% by 2020 and 51% by 2035. Operations includes our buildings, solid waste, vehicles, business and athletics air travel and commuting.

3. Share our increasing knowledge and expertise on sustainability more widely through partnerships and community engagement.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Seattle University Climate Action Plan 2015

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
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