Sustainability Month


Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Join us all month long!

The pandemic, climate induced extreme weather, the rise of artificial intelligence, democracy under threat, and conflicts across the globe have all continued to destabilize the world these last few years. But our university has also shown a streak of radical pragmatic idealism and we are ready and prepared to lead. We are making the changes necessary and building the world we seek. In recognition of you this sustainability month, the university is lifting up our community's good work in advancing climate action, building resiliency, and making the world a more just and equitable place.

  • Sustainability Month 2023
    "The work that is happening here is very exciting and really a model for our country.” Vice President Kamala Harris was correct when she affirmed UB’s sustainability and climate action efforts to the world during her visit to our campus this past September. Our community here at UB knows this as you can see with all of the upcoming events for Sustainability Month 2023!
  • Sustainability Month 2022
    Welcome to Sustainability Month 2022! This year during Sustainability Month, we want you to leverage this bold, forward-thinking mindset and continue to create positive impact in tackling climate change and other global challenges that build up the leadership and change agent capacity in all of us.
  • Sustainability Month 2021
    Welcome to Sustainability Month 2021! UB Sustainability has collected events from around the University that relate to one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals during all of April. There's something for everyone to participate in, and check our social media channels for a curated self-guided experience on each of the SDGs!
  • Sustainability Month 2020
    Each year, UB Sustainability collects events from around the University that relate to one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals during April for Sustainability Month. This year we will be celebrating in a similiar but different way. While we join others in the act of physical distancing, we must double down on the act of social engagement. In that spirit, we will continue to provide ways to engage in efforts that promote our greater sustainability for all people and the planet through virtual platforms. 
  • Sustainability Month 2019
    Thank you to all of our friends and partners for making Sustainability Month 2019 wonderful! Find a complete listing of every event, from workshops and lectures to movie screenings and art shows, that pertain to sustainability that was held below. Each event is coded with appropriate Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Sustainability Month 2018
    Thank you for a fun and engaging Sustainabilty Month! View highlights from some of our 37 events in the video above.
  • Sustainability Month 2017
    Sustainability Month at UB was a huge success, jam-packed with over 32 events spanned out over the months of March, April, and May. Here are some highlights capturing everything from The Celebration of Academic Excellence to the Climate March!