2007

Sustainability Division Awareness Program
2007
In an effort to bring sustainability awareness to the forefront, representatives from the Sustainability Division have been participating in campus and off campus events including the University’s annual Service Fair, “Taking Care of Business” an orientation for freshmen, Residence Advisory Fair, Teaching Assistance Fair, Staff to Staff presentation, Westcott Cultural Fair, and Taste of Westcott. Read More

What is the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment?
2007
To preserve the surrounding environment, University leadership is committed to work toward an effective and efficient plan to ensure a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. By signing the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment in February 2007, Chancellor Cantor created another page in the book of Syracuse University’s history. This commitment made SU one of the largest private universities committed to zero net greenhouse gas emissions. The scientific consensus is clear: we must cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% by mid century to restore the climate stability. Achieving this goal will require major social and economic changes, innovative energy resources, dedication to conservation and an awareness by every individual that their participation, no matter how large or small will be our catalyst to change. Read More