Business Services is a strong partner in Penn’s sustainability efforts and has initiated a number of programs to support Penn’s efforts to lower its carbon footprint. The following provides an overview of our division's efforts.
We are working closely with our suppliers to increase the number of items made of recycled, remanufactured or other green attributes as well as to ensure that they are produced in ways that lower the environmental impact. Examples include:
As part of our Sustainable Transportation Initiative we have:
We have incorporated sustainable building practices in our renovations including the University’s first:
We have major initiatives to support waste minimization.
For details on all of BSD’s sustainability initiatives click on the Sustainability News Page. To learn more about Penn’s sustainability efforts including the University’s Climate Action Plan, click on the links below.