UCSF Sustainability Stories
Deborah Fleischer, Green Impact, June 1, 2012
Kudos to UCSF’s 2012 Sustainability Award Winners and LivingGreen Certified Offices
UCSF’s Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration John Plotts and David Odato, Vice Chancellor Human Resources and Chief Administrative Officer of UCSF Medical Center, presented the second Annual Sustainability Awards to five winners, as well as gave out 18 LivingGreen Office certifications, at a ceremony May 10th, just prior to the 2012 LivingGreen Fair.
Our hearty congratulations to all of this year’s Sustainability Award winners and certified LivingGreen offices. Thank you for your initiative and passion for making UCSF a more sustainable place to learn and work.
The UCSF community nominated 24 individuals and teams from all areas of the campus and medical center to be recognized for their dedication to sustainability. Faculty, staff, students and teams that are employed, enrolled or affiliated with UCSF were all eligible.
All nominees met at least one of the following criteria:
1. They engage their peers/campus in an ongoing dialogue about reaching environmental sustainability;
2. They integrate environmental sustainability with existing campus programs in education, research, operations, and/or public service; and/or
3. They instill a culture of sustainable long-range planning and forward-thinking design.