Yale University is an institution with a strong, cohesive culture, but also consists of diverse sub-communities, divisions, and departments. The Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 is a critical tool for unifying and focusing sustainability efforts on the Yale campus. To make the plan more accessible to various communities across the university, the Yale Office of Sustainability has assisted in the creation of a set of sustainability action plans tailored to specific schools and departments.
Each of Yale’s operational divisions has a specific set of opportunities in relation to the use and the operation of the campus. Action Plans for various divisions are currently in development.
Professional School Plans
Yale is home to 11 professional schools, each of which has a distinct culture and physical construct. Sustainability Action Plans that reflect these distinctions and the academic disciplines of the schools are in various stages of development. In several cases, these initiatives have also led to websites and broader programming.
Yale’s museums and cultural spaces influence thought and action with their reach to the Yale community and beyond. Capitalizing on this important position in society and moving operations to reflect sustainability principles offers impacts that extend far beyond campus and demonstrate great leadership.