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.

Photo showing proposed green open space for daily recreational use