President's Sustainable Campus Committee (PSCC)

Cornell's longstanding commitment to sustainability is a signature of who we are and how we think about ourselves...


The President's Sustainable Campus Committee (PSCC) works to promote a culture of sustainability on campus through effective collaborations among staff, students, faculty, and regional partners, and it advocates for policies and programs that enhance Cornell’s commitment to be a living laboratory for the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of sustainability. The PSCC consists of approximately 150 members who serve on one of the following:

The PSCC includes representatives from operations and academic staff, students and faculty. It has oversight across 10 areas of sustainable campus activities: energy, climate, water, food, waste, buildings, people, land, purchasing and transportation. Teams of staff, students and faculty have been formed to identify priorities and recommend actions in each of these areas.

Sustainability Annual Report

Sustainability Summit

Every year the PSCC hosts a sustainability summit to bring all 10 teams together for reporting on progress, collaborative sessions, and networking.

Learn more about each team using the links below.