Sustainability efforts across the Stanford campus aim to model sustainability across all aspects of campus life and have worked to transform its campus into a living laboratory for environmental action. Stanford Energy System Innovations has reduced campus greenhouse gas emissions 68% and potable water consumption 18%. The campus involves students as well, with student groups, internships, and other engagement opportunities interested in the environment.
Stanford has created a comprehensive approach to involving every member of the campus in sustainable and green efforts through the “Cardinal Green” programs. Students, faculty, and staff are crucial to creating a more sustainable campus. Individual actions to take include:
Simple but meaningful acts that reduce the environmental footprint by everyone coming together as a campus community to live Cardinal Green.