sustainability goals

  1. May 4, 2023

    U-M reports on ‘green bonds,’ updates sustainability dashboards

    U-M has undertaken several strategies that advance its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality across the Dearborn, Flint and Ann Arbor campuses, including Athletics and Michigan Medicine.

  2. February 9, 2023

    Ann Arbor campus meets two sustainability goals early

    The university’s Ann Arbor campus achieved two of its 2025 sustainability goals in 2022, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and applying 40% less chemicals to campus landscapes.

  3. November 17, 2022

    U-M, Delta partner on sustainable aviation fuel project

    U-M is partnering with Delta Air Lines to help spur the availability and widespread adoption of sustainable aviation fuel and reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions resulting from university-sponsored travel.

  4. May 24, 2022

    U-M joins Better Climate Challenge in effort to cut emissions

    U-M recently joined the Better Climate Challenge, a program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy in which participating organizations set ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  5. March 24, 2022

    U-M moves toward 100% renewable purchased power

    The university announced steps toward procuring 100% renewable purchased power, plans for geothermal heating and cooling systems, and $10 million for LED lighting in approximately 100 buildings across all three campuses.

  6. February 1, 2021

    U-M progressing toward 2025 sustainability goals

    U-M released its annual fact sheet tracking performance toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus, describing progress in most areas while noting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. April 2, 2020

    Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability

    With the support of faculty and the $25 million, five-year Third Century Initiative, U-M students are learning about environmental science and sustainability by building thorough, thoughtful case studies.

  8. January 22, 2020

    OCS highlights progress toward 2025 sustainability goals

    U-M detailed progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals in healthy environments and community engagement, and highlighted initiatives ahead for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  9. April 10, 2018

    Report notes sustainability progress, highlights campus efforts

    Efforts by U-M in 2017 have resulted in significant progress toward the university’s 2025 campus sustainability goals, according to the annual Sustainability Progress Report.

  10. February 20, 2017

    2025 campus sustainability goals status

    Goal: Reduce U-M greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent below 2006 levels.Status: Slight reduction; 20 percent decrease needed. Goal: Decrease vehicle carbon output per passenger trip by 30 percent below 2006 levels.Status: On track; reduced vehicle carbon output by 15 percent per passenger trip. Goal: Reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills by 40 percent below 2006 levels.Status: Levels…