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2017 Sustainability Progress Report

Planet Blue Begins with You

Discover how you can make an impact in U-M sustainability efforts

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Goal Progress

Exploring new approaches

Learn how U-M is addressing climate action, waste prevention, healthy environments and community awareness and engagement.

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  • $100 million invested toward more sustainable campus operations
800+ faculty conducting sustainability-related research across 19 schools and colleges

Student Engagement

Developing passion and potential

U-M students are embarking on a powerful journey of learning — within and beyond the classroom — that spans disciplines and instills the knowledge and skills required to become future sustainability leaders.

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Breaking new ground

At U-M, many disciplines are coming together to solve complex sustainability challenges and improve lives on local-to-global scales through groundbreaking discoveries.

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