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Clinical and Translational Science Institute joins Planetary Health Alliance
The University has made this move to better understand and address environmental and climate change issues, and open up a wealth of resources for University of Rochester researchers. Read the full story
University joins Climate Action 100+ in support of sustainable investing
In support of sustainable investing, the University of Rochester is now the sixth higher education institution in the country to join Climate Action 100+. This coalition of investment firms, pension funds, and institutional investors pushes the corporations that are the world’s largest greenhouse-gas emitters to agree to plans that will lower these emissions, be transparent about their operations, and take necessary action on climate change.
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University earns Silver rating
Rochester has again received a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Rochester’s STAR Silver rating