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Penn State Sustainability Strategic Plan

Old MainVision
Penn State’s vision is to embed sustainability as a fundamental value at the University through the development of sustainability literacy, solutions, and leadership.

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

Definition
Sustainability is the simultaneous pursuit of human health and happiness, environmental quality, and economic well-being for current and future generations.

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