Carbon Neutrality. Community Resiliency.
Reaching across disciplines to help Saint Joseph’s College grow sustainably and steward our resources responsibly. Guided by the Mercy Critical Concerns, the Sustaining the Promise Strategic Plan, and the Mission and Core Values of the College, we work collectively to:
Climate Action and Sustainability Plan
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In 2015, the College adopted a Climate Action and Sustainability Plan establishing benchmarks, developing goals, and monitoring progress toward carbon neutrality on campus.
In 2022, the College earned STARS Gold rating after earning Silver in 2017 from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in recognition of its campus-wide sustainability achievements. This program is the most widely recognized in the world for reporting comprehensive information related to a college’s sustainability performance.
In 2018 and again in 2023, Princeton Review recognized the College for its environmental responsibility and features Saint Joseph’s College in the 2023 edition of its book, The Princeton Review’s Guide to 399 Green Colleges.