Become a Sustainability Partner
Sustainability Partners Help Green U.Va.
The mission of Sustainability Partners is to actively engage U.Va. employees in cultivating a community that embraces sustainable stewardship and practices. Sustainability Partners advocate and promote initiatives that reduce energy and water use, minimize waste, promote community, and enhance well-being.
Through monthly meetings and collaborative efforts, Sustainability Partners research innovative practices and develop strategies for creating a more sustainable workplace and community.
Through Sustainability Partners employees have helped shape:
- Reminder signs, such as “Try Just One” and “Flip the Switch.”
- Development and promotion of U.Va. Sustainability Pledge.
- Creation of an online training program, Sustainability at U.Va.: You Can Make a Positive Difference, offered through Human Resources. Note: the link will direct you to the integrated system login page. Once logged in, you will see the option to enroll in the course (class #146816).
Monthly Meeting Times, Topics & Guest Speakers
Please join us at our monthly meetings (you can just show up – no notice is required). Let’s work together to create a more sustainable U.Va.
Brown bag lunch meetings are held from noon to 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted.
December 17 2014: Sustainable Consumption & Alternative Gifts
Guest Speaker: Wendy Philleo, Executive Director of the Center for a New American Dream
Location: Newcomb 481
Join Sustainability Partners
If you would like to join the email list or learn more about Sustainability Partners, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.