April 10, 2021

Sustainability

  1. January 21, 2021

    Carbon commission leaders answer questions about draft report

    The leaders of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality gave an overview of their work and answered questions from the community as they finalize a proposed plan to set U-M on the path to net-zero emissions.

  2. December 17, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission releases draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.

  3. December 11, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission draft recommendations to be released Dec. 17

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, expects to release a draft of its recommendations Dec. 17. Comments will be accepted through Jan. 22.

  4. November 23, 2020

    Healthy Holidays virtual event promotes sustainability, wellness

    Members of the university community are invited to Healthy Holidays, a virtual open house focused on sustainability and wellness scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Dec. 1.

  5. October 13, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission extends timeline for final report

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending a timeline and pathway for U-M to achieve net zero emissions, plans to release draft recommendations by the end of the fall semester. 

  6. October 1, 2020

    U-M joins universities, nonprofits, governments at Midwest Climate Summit

    U-M is partnering with approximately 20 other higher education institutions, nonprofits and local governments to kick off the Midwest Climate Summit, a virtual series of keynotes, panels and workshops throughout the fall.

  7. September 15, 2020

    Mobility electrification group explores paths to lower emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is exploring emissions from direct campus operations and purchased power, as well as those from individual actions relating to university business.

  8. September 8, 2020

    Virtual Earthfest 2020 to celebrate sustainability at U-M

    The week of Sept. 14-18 marks the 25th anniversary of Earthfest, U-M’s annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M that this year will encompass a series of virtual events and activities.

  9. August 26, 2020

    Dining to-go sites opening with extensive composting options

    University dining halls, and five new to-go locations, are set to launch lunch and dinner services, seven days a week — with a continued commitment to composting and waste reduction.

  10. June 8, 2020

    Ross Athletic Campus — South Complex certified as LEED Silver

    The Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus — South Complex earned certification as a LEED Silver building, recognizing sustainability efforts to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.