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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Sustainability Symposium

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 7:45am to 1:30pm
Temple University Office of Sustainability
Performing Arts Center

 Now in its third year, this event brings together industry, education and community leaders to share best practices, ask challenging questions and provide cutting edge information about sustainability in the Delaware Valley.

Start the morning with Leading-edge Keynote Speakers:

  • Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia (Invited)
  • James C. Fish, Jr., EVP & CFO, Waste Management
  • Rob Powelson, Chairman of The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission 

24 Education Sessions:

  • Covering diverse topics such as green schools, the business model for sustainability, Philadelphia cultural and sports institutions, LEED, commercial real estate owners and tenants, electric vehicles and much more!
  • Panelists include:
    • Jaimie Cloud: President, The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
    • Doug Gatlin: VP for Market Development, USGBC
    • Jean Lupinacci: Director, ENERGYSTAR Commercial/Industrial Branch, USEPA
    • Bill Sisson: Director of Sustainability, United Technologies
    • Brenna Walraven: Managing Director, USAA Real Estate Company
    • Rob Watson: Founder, LEED and EcoTech International Group
  • Get inspired over lunch by innovative restaurateurs Jeff Benjamin, Founder, Vetri Foundation and Neal McCarthy, Owner & General Manager, Miller Union Farm to Chef Restaurant in Atlanta


Standard Price: $49
Chapter Member / Member-Pro: $29
Student (ID Required): $10