Revision to the Sustainable Practices policy

To: UC Santa Cruz Community

From: Sarah Latham, Vice Chancellor, Business and Administrative Services, and Elida Erickson, Director, Sustainability

The University of California Office of the President has issued a revision to the Sustainable Practices policy. Revisions include:

  • updates to the University Carbon Neutrality Initiative, adding definitions of green lab assessment programs, “ research group” as defined by the Laboratory Hazard Assessment Tool (LHAT), and the inclusion of the UC Green Laboratories Action Plan;
  • updates to the Sustainable Building Operations for campuses; and
  • has been made accessible according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

The revisions are effective June 2, 2017. The full policy is available online.

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