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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 Exchanges Medical Waste Reduction Best Practices with Visiting Doctor from Kyrgyzstan

In June, UCSF’s sustainability Website had over 6,200 unique visitors.  Of these, over six percent…read more

UCSF 2014 Commute Survey:  And the Survey Says…

In the spring, you might recall filling out the 2014 UCSF Commute Survey.  We are happy to report…read more

New Chancellor Encourages LivingGreen Certification

Sam Hawgood, MBBS, became UCSF Chancellor on July 17, 2014. A renowned pediatrician, Hawgood previously…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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