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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

Fall in Love (With SF Tap Water):  Four Reasons to Drink Tap Water

This Valentine's Day, fall in love with SF tap water. Being located in San Francisco, UCSF’s tap water…read more

UC President’s Sustainability Student Fellowship/Internship Program

In November, 2013 UC President, Janet Napolitano announced the Carbon Neutrality Initiative, which commits…read more

Sustainability in a Hospital Setting:  The New UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Leading the Way

Opened on February 1, 2015, the new world-class UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is not only leading…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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