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Your resource for advancing sustainability at Macalester

Our Vision: To create a healthy sustainable and environmentally just urban community now and richer possibilities for generations to come.

Our MissionTo be a catalyst, convener, and champion of urban sustainability and environmental justice ideas and actions across and beyond campus.

We advance our Vision and Mission through three Strategic Goals:

  • Leadership: Modeling leadership by encouraging innovation and action to foster urban sustainability ideas, beliefs, values, and methods
  • Operations: Realizing our mission by designing, implementing, and improving our operating processes on campus
  • Education: Changing behavior and raising awareness of urban sustainability ideas, beliefs, values, and methods on campus and in the broader community

The Sustainability Office works in conjunction with, and under the oversight of, the Sustainability Advisory Committee.