Priorities & Progress

The goals laid out in the Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 are broad and expansive. They call for improving infrastructure across campus, changing behaviors, and connecting research and teaching with real-world challenges.
As we strive to improve operations we identify learning opportunities that engage departments and individuals across campus. These efforts promote the social, environmental and financial well-being of the institution, making Yale a safer, healthier, more enjoyable place to live, study and work. 
In 2021, the Office of Sustainability introduced updated goals to ensure ongoing progress, and in 2022, some goal deadlines were adjusted to maintain the integrity of the goal’s intention and ensure quality deliverables.
Yale’s sustainability goals are 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.