Emory joins Race to Zero, Climate Leadership Network to reduce carbon emissions

By Kelundra Smith On behalf of Emory University, President Gregory L. Fenves has joined Race to Zero, a coalition of educational institutions devoted to achieving zero carbon emissions. He also signed the Second Nature Climate Leadership Network presidents’ climate leadership commitment, joining 450 other institutions that have agreed to take actionable and trackable steps toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue Reading →

Emory signs ‘Break Free From Plastic’ pledge

President Gregory L. Fenves met with leaders of the student-led initiative Plastic Free Emory Project on June 15 and signed the “Break Free from Plastic Pledge,” which outlines a five-year plan for reducing unnecessary single-use plastics on Emory’s Atlanta and Oxford campuses. By 2026, Emory University and Oxford College pledge to: Establish a Plastic Free Task Force … Continue Reading →