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Green Teams Program Resources - Sustainability at Penn State


In its 2012 Strategic Plan for Sustainability, Penn State defined sustainability as:
the simultaneous pursuit of human health and happiness, environmental quality, and economic well-being for current and future generations.

This comprehensive integration of sustainability into the University’s research, teaching, outreach, and operations will prepare students, faculty, and staff to be sustainability leaders.

Sustainability is a pursuit, a voyage of discovery, in which we can work together to forge solutions to the problems that are creating instability in our world. Below are some resources to expand an understanding of the term "sustainability," how it relates to every person at Penn State, the factors threatening the quality of life for future generations, and suggested frameworks to create solutions. This section also includes resources to explore social justice issues.

Sustainability Resources by Type


Guides and PDFs