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Bike To Work Day 2023

Bike to Work Day returns to Penn’s campus on May 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 am. Penn bicyclists are invited to stop by the Energizer Station near the University City Indego Bike Share Station, at the corner of Convention Avenue and South Street, to learn about various bike resources found on Penn’s...

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Penn Receives Top Ten Ranking for Sustainability Efforts

In October 2022, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a global higher education analytics company, announced that Penn ranked #2 in the nation and #8 globally in their 2023 World University Rankings for Sustainability. QS used eight indicators to test the universities basked on two measures: sustainability...

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Penn Offsets Carbon Emissions from Air Travel

The University of Pennsylvania has begun purchasing carbon offsets for Penn’s air travel emissions, as part of its plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2042.The offsets purchased through the Travel Sustainability Fund - Penn's first offset purchases related to its air travel emissions - will be supported by a Climate Impact Offset charge (CLIO) applied to Penn's schools and centers that make travel-related purchases. This will be the first time Penn has purchased offsets specifically related to its air travel emissions.

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