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 Campus view from Lake LaSalle

About Us: Focused on Sustainability

We work every day to create a more sustainable campus and community through our teaching, our operations and our interaction with the community. And we've been doing it for three decades.

Exterior of Barbara and Jack Davis Hall
6/19/14
Our sustainability culture, our core values, have been gaining momentum for the last 30 years.
Greiner hall bike racks
11/5/14
At the University at Buffalo (UB), we work every day to create a more sustainable campus and community through our research, teaching, operations and our interaction with the community. And we've been doing it for over three decades.
STARS gold
12/11/15
"While taking pride in the achievement this designation represents, it also serves to motivate and inspire our campus community as we continue to work toward fulfilling our commitment to become climate neutral by 2030.”
outside on north campus
11/2/15
Over the past year, dedicated students, faculty and staff have been working to identify the university’s key sustainability priorities and objectives as we continue to strive toward integrating sustainability across all aspects of our research, teaching, operations and engagement work. Below is a glimpse into the draft University Sustainability Objectives and committee level goals as put forth by the University’s Stewardship Committee and working groups. 
11/10/15
At UB, many partners work towards a common goal of sustainability in our curriculum, research, community, and in our own operations.
Students speaking during a forum
2/2/16
The Environmental Stewardship Committee created a climate action plan that defines a path toward climate neutrality for the university.
Exterior of Greiner Hall
2/2/16
UB has embarked upon numerous endeavors to reduce its environmental impact, setting the standard for public research universities.
female student writing on whiteboard
6/19/14
There’s a lot happening in sustainability at UB. Visit this page for the latest news and updates.
Solar panels on the roof of Norton Hall
6/19/14
From researchers studying environmental issues at Love Canal to performing cutting edge research on climate change in the Arctic, UB is leading the way toward a sustainable future, and has been for more than three decades.