Nine Areas of Focus
Built Environment & Land Use: How do our buildings and use of campus landscapes impact sustainability?
Climate & Energy: How can we constrain growth in energy use and change how we use energy on campus?
Food & Dining Services: How does the quality of our food, the location of where it is produced, and how we dispose of food waste impact the sustainability of our campus?
Purchasing: How can we use our purchasing power to make choices that are sustainable?
Academics & Educational Experience: How can we integrate sustainability into academic courses, research, and the educational experierence?
Community Building & Social Equity: What role can we plan in facilitating equity, inclusivity, and diversity into our campus community and our neighbors in Bethlehem?
Transportation: How can we transform transportation to and around campus to facilitate a safer campus, reduced emissions and fewer vehicles on campus?
Waste:Through innovation, commitment and education, can we reach our goal of becoming a zero-waste campus?
Water: How can we reduce our overall water consumption and contribute to healthy, clean water systems?
Lehigh University has developed a new "Sustainability Tour." This tour is an interactive Web GIS tour to illustrate Lehigh University's efforts towards sustainability in the nine focus areas. Check it out here.