Building a More Sustainable World

Yale is committed to building a better world. By doing what we do best — integrating science, the humanities, and our community — Yale creates, tests, and adopts innovative solutions to the environmental and social challenges we all face.

Our sustainability goals are broad and ambitious. To accomplish them we must leverage the contributions we can each make. We rely on our campus community, our expert faculty, our creative students, and our innovative and diverse staff to chart new pathways to finding sustainable solutions. Explore ways to get involved in helping us build a more sustainable future. 

Learn how Yale is taking action to mitigate climate change and adapt to its impacts while working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become carbon neutral by or before 2050. 

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Yale Sustainability Plan 2025

The Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 contains 38 goals, organized into nine ambition areas. Explore these ambitions to learn about Yale’s efforts on campus, progress toward our goals, and ways you can help.