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Sustainability Pledge & Green graduation cord:


Please join us in committing to The Sustainability Pledge. You will be invited to wear a green cord at commencement and convocation to symbolize your committment. All pledgers will be recognized at the College of Social & Behavioral Science's Convocation.

"I pledge to consider the impacts my job and lifestyle have on social equity and the environment. I will try to improve both of these aspects through individual and collective actions.”

TAKE THE SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE 

In conjunction with the Graduation Pledge Alliance, the College of Social & Behavioral Science seeks to build a global community committed to social and environmental responsibility in the workplace and through individual action to build a healthy, sustainable, and just world. The Sustainability Pledge asks indivudals to consider the impacts their job and lifestyle has on social equity and the environment and encourages them to improve both of these aspects through individual and collective actions. 

Those who commit to The Sustainability Pledge will receive a green cord to wear at commencement and convocation to symbolize their commitment. Pledgers will be recognized at the College of Social & Behavioral Science's Convocation on Friday, May 1st, 2020.

TAKE THE SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

These cords were funded by a Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund Grant

This short video, created by the University of Utah's Sustainability Office summarizes why graduating seniors are in ideal position to help build a healthy, sustainable, and just world.

Any and all graduating seniors, staff, and faculty within the College of Social & Behavioral Science. 

Please attend one of the following open houses to learn more about The Sustainability Pledge, commit to The Sustainability Pledge, and receive your green cord to wear at convocation. 

Wednesday: April 1st, 2020 

9:00 - 11:00 am

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Gardner Commons, Room 4540, Environmental & Sustainability Studies Office

Thursday: April 2nd, 2020 

9:00 - 11:00 am

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Gardner Commons, Room 4540, Environmental & Sustainability Studies Office

Monday: April 6th, 2020 

9:00 - 11:00 am

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Gardner Commons, Room 4540, Environmental & Sustainability Studies Office

Tuesday: April 7th, 2020 

9:00 - 11:00 am

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Gardner Commons, Room 4540, Environmental & Sustainability Studies Office

Green cords will also be available for pickup Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 to 4:00 PM until April 30th, 2020 in the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Offices.

Gardner Commons, Room 4540, 260 South Central Campus Drive.

These cords were funded by a Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund Grant

Please join us in returning the cords so the College of Social & Behavioral Science may reuse the cords in the future in a effort to be sustainable. 

There will be three deposit boxes outside the John M. Huntsman Center, two outside Gardner Commons, and one near the Campus Bookstore and Block U on May 1st, 2020 the College of Social & Behavioral Science convocation date. 

You may also return the cords anytime to the Environmental & Sustainability Studies offices, Gardner Commons, Room 4540, from 9:00 – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. 

These cords were funded by a Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund Grant

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Last Updated: 3/6/20