Systemwide review of revised UC Sustainable Practices Policy

To: UC Santa Cruz Community

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

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on the proposed revisions to the UC Sustainable Practices policy.

The revisions update the following sections with new goals, procedures, and clarifications: clean energy, climate protection, sustainable building and laboratory operations for campuses, sustainable food services, zero waste, and sustainability at UC Health. In addition, the policy was expanded to add a section for general sustainability performance assessment.

The draft is available online.

Please submit comments to the Policy Coordination Office at by close of business on May 30, 2020.