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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is dedicated to establishing a University-wide plan that promotes environmental sustainability by endorsing the following:

  1. Establishing a Campus Sustainability Committee that involves faculty, staff, students and architectural resources to:
    • Educate the University community about GREEN programs that are being initiated and solicit suggestions.
    • Work with campus food and dining services to identify strategies to bring sustainable products to the Student Union and DNA Cafe.
    • Establish a University-wide GREEN website.
  2. Establish goals for LEED certification by:
    • Sustainable sites (GREEN site exterior management).
    • Water efficiency (access use of facilities and land to identify strategies for water consumption).
    • Energy and atmosphere.
    • Materials and resources (recycling and SWAP programs).
    • Innovation through new building construction.
  3. Conduct an independent energy audit as part of the due diligence process to:
    • Assess energy usage and identify potential reductions.
    • Assess energy costs and potential reductions.