University of Pennsylvania, International Sustainable Campus Network

Penn has a proud tradition of translating knowledge into social-minded action that dates back to founder Benjamin Franklin. This tradition of active pragmatism, articulated in Franklin’s maxim “well-done is better than well-said,” lives today through the Penn Compact 2022 and its the inclusive policies, innovative work, and impactful engagement of our faculty, students, and staff.

Penn Sustainability is a University-wide initiative to advance social, environmental, and economic sustainability at the University of Pennsylvania, and coordinate programs to develop a more sustainable campus.