Growing Greener

The Penn Connects plan recommends a sustainable approach to development, with a particular focus on the opportunities available in the east expansion area.

  • Specific recommendations include:
  • a long-term plan for carbon reduction
  • high-performance buildings to reduce energy consumption
  • smart land use planning and increased open space
  • enhanced transportation
  • mitigating storm water issues
  • improving recycling practices

To learn more about Penn's Climate Action Plan and other campus sustainability initiatives, visit the
Penn Green Campus Partnership website.