On April 19, 2016, President Robert S. Nelsen has signed Second Nature's Climate Leadership Carbon Commitment, joining other universities and colleges that have made the pledge. Our university has committed to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality. For more information and to follow our progress, visit here!

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The 2015 Master Plan is a strategy for modifying the physical campus to accommodate the growth and changes the campus is expected to experience over the next fifteen to twenty years.

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The 29 goals of the CSU Sustainability Policy seek to incorporate sustainability principles into all areas of the university. Click here to read the policy. Click the image for the CSU Sustainability webpage.

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In July 2017, Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen signed the “We Are Still In” statement, opposing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. More than 2,500 leaders in government, business, and higher education signed the declaration as a show of unity and demonstration that the United States remains an ally in reducing emissions and fighting climate change caused by human actions and activity.

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