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Air & Climate
Campus Engagement
Energy
Fall
2012

Duke University aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024 by a combination of efforts to reduce on campus energy consumption and off campus carbon offset generation. One of the offset options that DCOI is evaluating is energy efficiency retrofits in residential buildings leading to indirect emission reductions.

Buildings
Campus Engagement
Energy
Water
Fall
2012

Duke University stores and maintains a variety of data regarding energy and water consumption on its campuses. These data have traditionally been known to and accessible only by Duke's Facilities Management Department (FMD), and a limited set of other personnel.

Policy & Planning
Purchasing and Procurement
Waste
Fall
2012

This report examines Duke University's Procurement Department and Waste Reduction & Recycling Department to identify opportunities for environmental improvement.

Campus Engagement
Emotional Wellbeing
Personal Wellbeing
Fall
2017

On college campuses, promoting students’ mental, emotional, and physical health is becoming a higher priority for administrators, as this can affect grades, relationships, eating patterns, extracurricular involvement, and overall sense of wellbeing. Duke has recently taken steps towards finding solutions and making improvements in these areas as well.

Buildings
Campus Engagement
Work Culture
Fall
2017

The Green Certification Program is a program at Duke University that seeks to reduce on-campus emissions through individual action by providing checklists of action items for green-certifying Classrooms, Dorm Rooms, Labs, Workplaces, and Events. Each of the five programs has its own  checklist curated by members of Sustainable Duke.