Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Specific action steps can be found in the university's Climate Action Tactical Plan:

Implementation methodologies

We commit to the Seattle University Climate Action Plan. The plan goals are to:1. Educate undergrad and grad students about sustainability and climate change in our curricular and co-curricular programs. Co-curricular programs include athletics, recreational sports, student activities, housing and residence life, career services, multicultural affairs, commuter and transfer student services, leadership development and many more.2. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 12% by 2020 and 51% by 2035. Operations includes our buildings, solid waste, vehicles, business and athletics air travel and commuting.3. Share our increasing knowledge and expertise on sustainability more widely through partnerships and community engagement.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Seattle University
Seattle University Climate Action Plan
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Seattle, United States (The)
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Joseph Phillips,

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