Trends in Green Campus and Sustainability Efforts | Yale University | Julie Newman

Julie Newman shares insights on the current trends and challenges of the sustainability efforts in campuses.

Campuses around the globe are now developing a sustainability strategic plan to establish a conceptual and quantitative baseline on the energy usage, water usage, waste management, etc. These sustainability efforts are aimed to spur a more streamlined educational process, yield an environmental discipline and develop it as an ethos within time.

Julie Newman is the Former Director of Sustainability at Yale University and the Incoming Director of Sustainability at MIT, as well as an advisory committee member of the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN).

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More about Yale University :

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university which is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Yale established the Office of Sustainability in 2005 to promote the tenets of sustainability at Yale, in New Haven, and around the global higher-education community. The Yale Office of Sustainability strives to meet its charge and mission through five organizing principles: Policy and Governance; Systems and Operations; Campus Engagement; Academic Integration; and Strategic Partnerships.

Website : www.sustainability.yale.edu

 

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