Welcome to the Sustainable Stanford Portal

Here, information about sustainability efforts across the Stanford campus meets individual action. Learn about what Stanford is doing to lead sustainability by example, and do your part as a campus citizen.

Experience the university's thriving sustainability culture at the 2018 Celebrating Sustainability Festival. Taking place on April 19 the event showcases more than 30 campus partners who work to advance sustainability on campus.

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Stanford builds sustainability practices and innovation into every aspect of campus life, from operations and building to student life, teaching and research.
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Curious to see your building’s resource consumption? Find out more about the sustainability performance of 135 individual buildings on campus.

Explore the Map

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Campus Sustainability Progress 2017

(Baseline year 2000)

Stanford Earns Platinum Ranking

in Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System

Students: Make Sustainability Happen

Stanford students building a home

Take your interest in the environment to the next level: student groups, internships and other engagement opportunities await you!

Get in on the Action

SESI Performance

Stanford Energy System Innovations has reduced campus greenhouse gas emissions 68% and potable water consumption 18%. 

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Your Sustainable Stanford

water conscious students installing rain collection buckets

Discover ways that you can engage with sustainability initiatives on campus and take action! 


Be Cardinal Green

Evaluations and Awards