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About Us

The Office of Sustainability serves as a central, non-partisan entity to facilitate and promote sustainability at UCR. Our office is responsible for guidance in implementing UC sustainability policies, reporting Green House Gas inventories, and communicating best practices to students, faculty, and staff.

Sustainability Defined

  • Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. (Brundtland, 1987)
  • Enables people to develop the knowledge, values and skills to participate in decisions, (...), that will improve the quality of life now without damaging the planet for the future. (SDEP, 2000)
  • Sustainability is an urgent eco-socio-economic practice, that restores the financial natural capital of the planet.

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Sustainability
University Village
1223 University Avenue, Suite 200P

Tel: (951) 827-1270
Fax: (951) 827-3890

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