Sustainability Plans

The University of Illinois at Chicago is committed to environmental sustainability in all aspects of its mission and will challenge itself to consistently perform all of its functions in the most sustainable ways.

Climate Action Implementation Plan

The Climate Action Implementation Plan (CAIP) is a set of cost-effective, strategic solutions that put into practice the UIC Climate Commitments to be a Carbon Neutral Campus, Zero Waste Campus, Net-Zero Water Campus, and a Biodiverse Campus.

Discover the strategies of the CAIP

UIC Climate Commitments

Recognizing that sustaianbility is more than just reducing greenhouse gas emissions, UIC pledges to become a Carbon Neutral Campus, Zero Waste Campus, Net-Zero Water Campus, a Biodiverse Campus, and integrates sustaianbility into its teaching and learning.

Explore the aspirational goals and short-term action items of the UIC Climate Commitments

Chancellor's Committee on Sustainability and Energy

The Chancellor’s Committee on Sustainability and Energy (CCSE)  focuses on the hard work of realizing the UIC Climate Commitments via the Climate Action Implementation Plan (CAIP) in the areas of energy and utilities, recycling and sustainable purchasing, biking and transportation, transformative grounds, teaching and learning, and climate resilience.

Learn more and join the CCSE today