SUSTAINABILITY AT NYU
The Office of Sustainability leads the University-wide effort to build a healthier and more sustainable future.
- We are committed to cutting our carbon emissions 50% from our baseline by 2025, and achieving carbon neutrality by 2040.
- We promote academic excellence in our efforts to improve the air quality and comfort of our buildings.
- We support sustainability teaching and learning across diverse schools.
- We champion innovative and entrepreneurial ideas through our Green Grants program, which has granted over $1 million in funding since its inception.
- We engage our community from peer-to-peer education in residence halls, to green event planning.
As the nation's largest private research university located in a dynamic urban setting, NYU strives to lead sustainability at the operational and individual level.