Policies & Reports
Each Year as part of binding agreements and to show accountability to the compact, the Office of Sustainability puts out annual reports on the status of sustainability at UIC. Here, you will find both those reports as well as the binding agreements we adhere to. Click on the links to learn more.
As part of its commitment as a signatory to the ACUPCC, UIC has to develop and initiate a comprehensive plan to achieve climate neutrality as soon as possible. UIC’s Climate Action Plan is a list of list of strategies, goals and actions that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
UIC belongs to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. AASHE is a membership-based organization of colleges and universities working to advance sustainability in higher education.
Since 2007, UIC’s Chancellors have signed on to commitments that require the administration to make our campus greener and reduce its environmental impact.
The Tree Care plan sets of policies and procedures for management of the campus forest at UIC. The specific objectives laid out aim to maximize the health and benefits of both individual trees and the forest as a whole.
Each year, as part of binding agreements made by the University, the Office of Sustainability publishes reports that document UIC’s progress towards sustainability.
This annual report highlights green initiatives and sustainability successes achieved by Council member agencies and by other constitutional offices, state agencies, boards, commissions, and educational institutions throughout Illinois. In 2013, UIC was highlighted for various achievements.