Reports


Reports and Planning Documents


The UN Sustainable Development Goals describe a broad scope of imperatives for collective actions to build a better future for everyone. The Office of Sustainability actively partners with UGA students, faculty, staff, and the broader community to advance initiatives in teaching, research, service, student engagement, and campus operations toward a shared vision for our campus and community.

Sustainable UGA at a glance (May 2020)

Reduction in gross greenhouse gas emissions since 2010

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 13)

20%

Energy use per square foot reduction since 2007

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 7)

22%

Water use per square foot reduction since 2007

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 6)

30%

Solar renewable energy credits generated in 2019

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 7)

1,667 MWh

Green Restaurant Certified UGA Dining Halls

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 2)

100%

Buildings in the student-run Campus Compost Program

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 12)

 

80+

Electric buses on campus

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 11)

20

Electric-assist Bulldog Bike Share bikes on campus

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 11)

100+

Students enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Sustainability Certificate

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 4)

300+

Student internships hosted in the Office of Sustainability since 2011

(Addresses Sustainable Development Goal 8)

451

Awarded to fund student-led Campus Sustainability Grants

(Addresses Sustainable Deveopment Goal 9)

$330,000