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UPCOMING EVENTS:

SUSTAINABILITY NEWS:
Sustainable IT initiatives result in energy and cost savings
September 1, 2016

New findings by Stanford chemists could lead to greener methanol production
September 20, 2016

Stanford research shows how wave dynamics and water flows affect coral reefs
September 16, 2016

Extreme-weather winters are becoming more common in U.S., Stanford research shows
September 1, 2016

Stanford experts weigh in on the impact and influence of California’s ambitious global warming legislation
September 1, 2016
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The latest in sustainability initiatives at Stanford:

Annual Report Highlights Breadth and Depth of Sustainability at Stanford
The 2015-16 edition of Sustainability at Stanford: Year in Review is now available online. This campus-wide collaboration features interactive data, in-depth project reporting, and brief snapshots into Stanford's thriving culture of sustainability. View now.
Stanford Ranked as National Leader in Sustainability
Stanford received top marks from both Sierra Magazine and Princeton Review for its sustainability efforts over the past year. These external rankings are based largely on the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) of the national Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Through the latest version of this assessment, Stanford earned the second highest score to date of the nearly 800 institutions that participate. Read More
Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) Recognition by the Numbers
Since coming online in April 2015, SESI has been changing the way people think about campus sustainability solutions. The transformation of Stanford's energy supply has been recognized worldwide for its efficiency and innovation. In the first 16 months of operation, the project has resulted in: more than 3,500 visitors from 28 countries across all six inhabited continents; 35 major conference and group presentations to a total audience of 2,750 people; 12 Stanford classroom presentations; 10 major awards at local, state, national, and international levels; and recognition in six national publications, among others. Read More 
Class of 2020 Welcomed to Campus with Zero Waste
Sustainable Stanford partnered with organizations across campus to introduce incoming freshmen and transfers to Stanford's sustainability community during New Student Orientation (NSO). Hundreds of new students showed their support by pledging to Live Cardinal Green while on campus. To show how Stanford 'walks the talk' freshmen enjoyed a Zero Waste Lunch hosted by Residential and Dining Enterprises, Peninsula Sanitary Services, Inc, Office of Sustainability and NSO. Read More
Lab Share Event Next Week
Following a huge inaugural success this spring, the Cardinal Green Labs program will hold its second lab equipment sharing event, next Thursday, October 13. From 12-4 pm lab workers can stop by Sequoia Plaza to drop off unused equipment or procure items they need, for FREE!  Learn More
Sustainability Champion of the Month
Trinidad Cicernos, PhD Student, Immunology
Trinidad Cisneros, PhD candidate in the School of Medicine’s Transplant Immunology lab, is a champion in promoting sustainable lab practices. During his service as the first School of Medicine sustainability intern, he organized the spring lab materials sharing event, which saved the university $90,000 in research funds. Although no longer an intern, he has continued to pilot new sustainability programs in his lab, including testing out new in-lab recycling bins and metering lab equipment to identify energy conservation opportunities. Trinidad’s creativity and enthusiasm has enabled the Cardinal Green Labs program to grow significantly over the past year.
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