Much of the work on sustainability at PLU is supported by the Sustainability Department and the Sustainability Committee with faculty, staff and student representation. Over the years, significant strides toward becoming an environmentally responsible and sustainable campus have been made. As we Lutes attempt to define what sustainability could look like on campus, we are fortunate to have several resources available. to us. We can draw on strengths from our enthusiastic leadership, and informed student body, as well as tactical resources like the Sustainability Department and Student Green Fees.
In 2007, PLU signed the Amercian College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. In the commitment, we pledge to carbon nuetrality by 2020. Check out our most recent progress report in this year's CO2 inventory.
PLU also participates in AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. Our submission was the first of any college or university in the nation.