See how each of the 23 campuses of the California State University is working toward a more sustainable future.
In June 2017, Chancellor Timothy P. White issued a statement confirming the CSU’s commitment to environmental stewardship.
The 29 goals of the CSU Sustainability Policy seek to incorporate sustainability principles into all areas of the university.
The system continues to work toward achieving the nine goals set out in the 2014 CSU Sustainability Policy:
The CSU has already met and exceeded its 2020 goal for reducing greenhouse gas*.
Systemwide energy use continues to decrease. The CSU has installed $128 million in energy efficiency projects since 2005*.
The CSU has already met the 2016 water conservation goal of reducing use by 10% and is on track to meet the 2020 goal of 20%*.
*Updated November 2016
The campuses of the CSU are regularly recognized for the extraordinary work we’re doing in sustainability.
Did you know the CSU has nearly 30 centers and institutes on 13 campuses dedicated to environmental and energy issues?
The California State University offers more than 150 degrees and certificates related to environmental issues.
Faculty and campus facilities management staff work together to explore solutions to real-world sustainability problems.
The Green Campus Program and the "This Way to Sustainability" conference are two of the leading-edge projects headed by students across the CSU.