Pennsylvania Legacies #99: Building Sustainable Universities

Through research, activism, and thought leadership, colleges and universities have always been the vanguard of the sustainability movement. But, like any large enterprise, most are also voracious consumers of energy and resources.

The University of Pittsburgh is one in a growing number of schools that are leveraging their operational scale to maximize efficiency and minimize environmental impacts. Pitt’s newly seated Director of Sustainability, Aurora Sharrard, explains how.