Campus Sustainability Series | Office of Sustainability | The University of Vermont(title)

Sustainability staff from across campus join together to offer the Campus Sustainability Series each fall. The series is open to all faculty and staff. Those who attend all sessions will receive a certificate of completion. Participants are also welcome to join just the sessions that interest them.

Those who attend all five sessions will receive a certificate of series completion. Participants are also welcome to join just the sessions that interest them. See session schedule and descriptions below. 


Campus Sustainability Walking Tour 

October 11th, 11 a.m-1 p.m.  Meet in DC Jost Foundation Rm. Rain date Oct 18th in Rosa Parks Rm. See points of interest including transportation options, waste reduction and disposal, food sourcing, green building and energy.

Understanding the Comprehensive Sustainability Plan

October 26th, 1-2 p.m.
Learn about the short- and long-term goals in this plan and how it will guide the institution over the next ten years and beyond to create a better world through responsible stewardship of all of our resources.

Intro to Intersectional Environmentalism

November 8th, 2-3 p.m.
This session outlines the systemic root causes that many social and environmental issues share. Presenters will establish a common language and understanding by introducing the concepts of environmental racism, climate justice and intersectional environmentalism.

How to Make that Purchase More Sustainably

November 13th, 2-3 p.m.
Purchasing Services has many policies and resources available to improve the sustainability of University purchases. This session will review these and what attributes to consider when selecting items.

Investing with your Values

December 4th, 2-3:30 p.m.
Learn about socially and environmentally responsible investing options and how to manage your 403b and other investments in a way that aligns with your values.