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About the Center

The Center for Sustainability is the focal point for Santa Clara University’s Justice and Sustainability Strategic Priority and contributes to creating a more just, humane, and sustainable world.


The Center for Sustainability advances academic and public understanding of the ways in which social justice and sustainability intersect by integrating principles of social, environmental, and economic sustainability into campus operations, academic and student life, and outreach programs.


The Center for Sustainability aims to help the University: 

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    Awards & Recognition

    Santa Clara University has been awarded and recognized for many of its sustainability projects and initiatives.

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    The Center for Sustainability was once a small office located on the outskirts of campus. Here is how we evolved.

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    Read the latest news about the faces of sustainability and recent projects on campus.

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    Our Team

    Our awesome team members work on the Center for Sustainability's pillars through their specific focus areas of campus life.

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    The Center for Sustainability collaborates with stakeholders on and off campus in order to acccomplish University goals.

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    Support Sustainability

    You can make a gift to any of the Center for Sustainability programs, including the Forge Garden and the Bronco Urban Garden (BUG) programs.

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    Social Media

    Stay in the loop and help us create more buzz about #sustainablescu.