SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
ETHOS Sustainable Business Magazine talks to Lindsey Kalkbrenner, Director of the Center for Sustainability at Santa Clara University, about student engagement, the development of campus buildings, and working towards a sustainable future.
A CLASS TOURS ONE OF SCU’S PV SYSTEMS
SANTA CLARA’S CAMPUS IS PEDESTRIAN-FRIENDLY, DESIGNED TO FAVOR WALKING, SKATEBOARDING, AND CYCLING
As a Jesuit University, Santa Clara University (SCU) has always seen sustainable actions as part of their responsibility to educate and influence future generations of industry leaders. Lindsey Kalkbrenner, Director of the SCU Center for Sustainability, explains that despite always being present in the university’s ethos, the last ten years have seen sustainability become a real priority. “We adopted a comprehensive sustainability policy in 2004 which focused on three main areas: stewardship, educa46 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE