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Sustainability Program

UC San Francisco has a robust sustainability program covering sustainability activities across the entire campus and medical center.  Formal and grassroot efforts are happening in many areas of the organization.  Find out more about these efforts at the Sustainability Dashboard located in the Review Metrics & Annual Report links above.


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UCSF Sustainability Stories

UCSF Installs new Bottle-Filling Stations: Five Reasons to Fall in Love with SF Tap Water

Being located in San Francisco, UCSF’s tap water comes from pristine snowmelt in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir…read more

UCSF Gives Back: Benioff Children’s Hospital Donates Equipment to Harare Children’s Hospital

Once again, UCSF lives up to its mission, caring not only for its patients, but for patients around the…read more

Anya Desai Recognized for Efforts with a UCSF Sustainability Award

Anya Desai, a third year medical student at UCSF, was recognized for her dedication to social justice,…read more

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Sustainability Videos

Each month we will features a different video of the best sustainability talks from GreenBiz.com, TED…read more

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