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Student Advisory Group for the Environment (SAGE)

Overview

The Student Advisory Group for the Environment (SAGE) was formed in the fall of 2017 to allow undergraduate and graduate students to provide feedback on Penn’s Climate Action Plan 2.0, launched in 2014, and progress to-date on these CAP 2.0 goals. This feedback also serves as input for the next 5-year campus sustainability plan, the Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0, which will launch in the fall of 2019. In addition to SAGE’s advisory role, the group also communicates and promotes environmentally-focused resources and serves to increase transparency between the student body and administration regarding environmental sustainability initiatives.

SAGE includes representation from the Undergraduate Assembly (UA), the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA), the Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP), the Penn Sustainability Office, and at-large student membership.

Applications for undergraduate at-large membership in SAGE open early in the spring semester each year and are run through the Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC). If you are a graduate student interested in becoming an at-large member on SAGE, please reach out to the Penn Sustainability Office.