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Sustainability at Geneseo: A Global Impact

SUNY Geneseo has joined world leaders at the United Nations in adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

Explore how the college and alumni are leading sustainability efforts on campus and throughout the world with our interactive storytelling map. View stories and media by location or by the 17 U.N. goals.

Sustainability News

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
Hip-Hop Climate Activist to Give President’s Sustainability Lecture

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a leader in the indigenous environmental activist community, will deliver the President’s 2018 Sustainability Lecture. Martinez will deliver “Roots of Revolution” on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom, on the Geneseo campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Red Jacket Dining Hall
Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Red Jacket Dining Complex

SUNY Geneseo President Denise A. Battles and Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) will host the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Red Jacket Dining Complex. The ribbon cutting will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21. The event will take place during SUNY Geneseo’s Homecoming and Family Weekend. A brief reception will take place at the Twisted Fork station within the dining complex.

The College Green, from above
Light Project Boosts Campus Sustainability

As a cost-savings and sustainability effort, the College is replacing traditional lights on campus with Light Emitting Diode (LED) illumination. Forty-four projects have been completed in the switch-over since 2015, and several are in progress, according to George Stooks, assistant vice president for facilities and planning.

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