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Join the Race to LivingGreen Certification!

All offices, labs and clinic/units at UCSF can now be LivingGreen Certified, helping the university promote a healthier planet by saving trees, reducing waste and using less energy. Join the Race to Certification, a friendly competition that rewards more sustainable practices at your office, lab or clinic/unit. Certifications will be presented by the Chancellor at the annual UCSF Sustainability awards luncheon.

A healthier planet means healthier patients.

Become the informal, volunteer green champion to oversee the certification process.

Email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to get started.

A team member will meet you on-site to jointly evaluate ways reduce your impact and get co-workers engaged. Afterwards, you will receive a preliminary score along with options to earn more points.

Depending on your area, the LivingGreen team will provide you with recommendations for a range of specific actions to implement.

Click below for Checklists:

Lab Office Clinic/Unit

Your certification level is awarded based on the total number of points your group earns.

70points
Bronze
80points
Silver
90points
Gold












Join the offices, labs, and clinic/units already certified!

FY 2016-2017

LivingGreen Offices

Facilities Services, Genentech Hall, 112, Mission Bay, Platinum
Industry Contracts Division, Suite S-11, Laurel Heights, Platinum
Dean’s Office, School of Dentistry, S 630, Parnassus, Gold
Dean’s Office, School of Pharmacy, Suite S-126, Parnassus, Gold
Campus Planning, 654 Minnesota, 2nd Floor, Mission Bay, Gold
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, Genentech Hall, Room S572A, Gold
Real Estate, Planning, & Capital Programs, 654 Minnesota, 2nd Floor, Mission Bay, Gold
Facilities Services, 040A, Laurel Heights Annex 40, Gold
Global Health Sciences, Mission Hall, 2nd and 3rd Floor, Mission Bay, Silver
Facilities Services - Utilities Division, UC Hall, 367, Parnassus, Silver
Facilities Services, 654 Minnesota, 2nd Floor, Mission Bay, Silver
Pediatric Services, Mission Hall, 4th floor, Mission Bay, Bronze

LivingGreen Clinic/Units

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, C4826, UCSF Benioff's Children's Hospital, Gold
Obstetric Services and Gynecological Services Specialties, UCSF Medical Center, Mission Bay, Gold
Ambulatory Care Unit, 4th floor, Mount Zion Cancer Center, Silver

LivingGreen Labs

Matthew State Lab, Rock Hall, Mission Bay, Platinum

Green Event Planners

Emily Lefson, Housing Services, Silver
Colette Ono-Ko, Housing Services, Silver
Cindy Cheng, Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, Silver

FY 2015-2016

LivingGreen Offices

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Medical Center, Room 420, Platinum
RMS Team J, EVCP, Mt. Zion, Gold
Controller's Office Room 300, FAS, MCB, Silver
Controller's Office Room 318, FAS, MCB, Silver
Controller's Office Room 425, FAS, MCB, Silver
Controller's Office Room 546, FAS, MCB, Silver
Clinical Pharmacy, SOP, UH Hall, 503, Silver
Mission Hall 6th Floor, FAS, Bronze
654 Minnesota 214, CLS, Bronze
Chair's Office, DOM, M-984, Bronze
Surgery and Division of Transplant, SOM, M-884, Bronze

LivingGreen Clinic/Units

Medical/Surgical ICU 9th Floor, MC, Gold
Medical/Surgical ICU 13th Floor, MC, Gold
UCSF Medical Center, Rehabilitative Services, MU-09, Silver

LivingGreen Labs

Sandler Neurosciences Center, SOM, 540L, Bronze
DeGrado Lab, SOP, CVRB, 412, Bronze
DeRisi Lab, SOM, Byers, 409, Bronze
Weisman Lab, SOM, Byers, 409, Bronze
Clinical Pharmacology Lab, SOP, SFGH, Building 100, Bronze

FY 2014-2015

LivingGreen Labs

Alvarez-Buylla Lab
State Lab
John Rubenstein Lab
Nussbaum Lab and Hsiao Lab
Blelloch Lab
Resorative and Preventive Dentistry Lab
Dentistry 2201

LivingGreen Clinic/Units
Neuro ICU
Breast Care Center
Melanoma Center and Breast Care Center

LivingGreen Offices

Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor
CLS DM Documents Media
Research Management Services, Team E
Deans Office, School of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
RMS Team J
School of Medicine, Deans Office, Information Services Unit
Fire Marshall Office
Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor
Space Management
Capital Programs

FY 2013-2014

LivingGreen Clinic/Units
Occupational Health Services
Urology Services
Endoscopy Moffitt/Long
Mt Zion Endoscopy

LivingGreen Labs

Debnath Lab HSW 450B

LivingGreen Offices

Medical Education Dean's Office: Student Well Being
Medical Education Dean's Office: Kanbar Center
Medical Education Dean's Office: Graduate Medical Education
Dean's Office Financial Affairs Unit
Medical Education Dean's Office: Undergraduate Medical Education Student Services
Undergraduate Medical Education - Medical Student Services
Dean's Office, Outreach and Academic Advancement
School of Medicine: Medical Education
University Relations
Program Mgmt Office
Office of Legal Affairs
CANDO
Pharm Chem Graduation Program
Family Services/Campus Life Services
Design & Construction
Housing Services - Mission Bay
Office of Diversity and Outreach
Department of Clinical Pharmacy- Box 0613
Patient Safety Quality Serivces
Academic Senate
Anesthesia Department
Police Department

FY 2012-2013

LivingGreen Offices

Office of Vice Dean of Medical Education C 254, Gold
Association of the Clinical Faculty CL 504, Gold
UCSF Faculty Medical Group, Gold
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery C 522, Gold
School of Medicine, Dean’s Office, Information Services Unit, Gold
Academic Affairs, S 211, Gold
Arts & Events, Administration and Communications Hub, Gold
Office of Vice Chancellor, Campus Life Services, Gold
Pathways to Discovery C 124, Gold
Office of Graduate Medical Education MU 250 East, Gold
HR Specialty Center LH 305, Silver

Living Green Labs

The Diabetes Research Institute
The Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration lab
Valerie Weaver Lab, HSE5

FY 2011-2012

Living Green Offices
Nutrition and Food Services Mission Bay & Parnassus Retail Services, Gold
Medical Center Administration, Gold
School of Medicine Dean’s Office, Gold
Student Information Systems, Gold
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Gold
Oral Epidemiology & Dental Public Health, Gold
Chancellor and Senior Vice Chancellor’s Office, Gold
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Silver
Information Technology Services, Silver
Family Health Care Nursing & Community Health Systems, Silver
Department of Orthopedic Surgery Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, Silver
SON Administration and Finance, Silver
Physiological Nursing, Silver
MC Design and Construction, Silver
Vice Chancellor’s Office of Academic Affairs, Silver
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Silver
Campus Life Services Arts & Events, Silver
Medical Education, Silver

Please note: All certifications can be updated for a higher score. The new scoring criteria is >70% Bronze, >80% Silver, and >90% as Gold. Platinum is offered for 100% rating.