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Seattle University
Description/achievement of initiative

Specific action steps can be found in the university's Climate Action Tactical Plan:http://www.seattleu.edu/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=80850&libID=80828

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
Progress reports
Goal 4
Seattle University Climate Action Plan
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development

Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Seattle University
Contact information
Joseph Phillips, Dean Albers School of Business and Economics, phillipsj@seattleu.edu
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