A community effort to affect change

In light of current global challenges and as part of Emory's commitment to positive transformation in the world, Emory has identified sustainability as a top priority of the University. Our programs allow us to achieve progress using the environmental, economic, and social "triple bottom line" of sustainability.

Community Conversations: Emory Talks Climate Action

Open conversations to support Emory's climate action planning

Emory Farmers Market

Supporting our local food community on campus

Energy Efficiency

Reducing energy consumption across Emory

Green Labs at Emory

Integrating sustainable practices into lab operations and management

Laboratory Landfill Diversion

Standardized recycling and composting in Emory labs

Living Wage

Committed to fair compensation for all employees and contractors

Plastic Free Emory

Reducing single-use plastic across Emory

RCE Greater Atlanta

Emory is a leader of the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) of Greater Atlanta, recognized by the United Nations University

Renewable & Clean Energy

Reducing reliance on fossil fuels has social, economic, and environmental benefits

Sustainability in the Curriculum

Inspiring sustainability leaders in the classroom

Sustainable Investment

Responsible and ethical investments have local and global impacts

The Piedmont Project

Cutting across curriculum boundaries


An inclusive approach to Wellbeing