UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO UCSF STETHOSCOPE. CREDIT: ELIZABETH FALL.
THE CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY AT ALL 10 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC) CAMPUSES IS TO ACHIEVE 1990 LEVELS BY 2020, AND CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2025.
SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE Gail Lee, Sustainability Director at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses the challenges and successes of their drive to incorporate sustainable practices into the operations of a leading medical school and hospital. Written by Gail Lee and Sustainable Business Magazine. The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a research and teaching institution, and a health system with three medical centers (UCSF Health), but more than any of these things, it is a community. As the 18 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE
second-largest employer in San Francisco, we draw on the creativity and energy of the Bay Area, bringing diverse, talented people together to deliver world-changing breakthroughs. UCSF is home to five
Nobel laureates, a century-old health center consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States, and highly competitive schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. Our operations cover 350