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Eleventh Year in a Row for Tree Campus USA Honor

April 15, 2020
Trees at the Creating Canopy giveaway at Penn

“You may delay, but time will not.” – Ben Franklin

These words from Penn’s founder resound today as we consider our University’s efforts to respond to climate change. In October 2019, Penn introduced its new Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0, an update of our roadmap towards environmental sustainability. Our actions in this area began in 2007, and have produced tangible results that we are proud to share with you in our new video.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, Penn Sustainability invites the community to participate in the variety of programs and initiatives introduced by the Penn Sustainability Office – some virtual, some that you can practice while at home, and others that will kick off when our community reunites on campus this fall. Students, faculty, staff members: Learn more about how you can take part at

Video production: Arsenal Mediaworks, Philadelphia, PA

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