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June 17, 2014
The green building and sustainability efforts at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have garnered three environmental excellence awards from Practice Greenhealth, a not-for-profit group that promotes environmental sustainability in health care.
June 12, 2014
In an effort to better address concerns about humans’ impact on the environment and to communicate ongoing efforts to improve the world in which we live, the UCSF Office of Sustainability held a “Health and Sustainability Summit” at the Mission Bay campus.
February 27, 2014
The UCSF community is encouraged to look for ways both large and small to save money and increase efficiency as the University responds to myriad financial challenges.
October 30, 2013
UCSF has joined as a founding partner with Adobe, Genentech, Google, Kaiser Permanente, salesforce.com and 20 other corporations and institutions to elevate green building as a public health benefit.
September 10, 2013
UC San Francisco has completed urgent fire-safety measures on approximately 12 acres on Mount Sutro.
August 15, 2013
UCSF will begin urgent fire-safety measures on Mount Sutro later this month to help protect residents and homes adjacent to the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve, as well as the UCSF Medical Center and facilities at Parnassus Heights.
April 11, 2013
The UCSF Medical Center recently published its first sustainability report, which documents a variety of initiatives underway for constructing green buildings, conserving energy and water, offering sustainable food and creating systems to divert waste.
November 05, 2012
As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.
August 10, 2012
UCSF’s mission of “advancing health worldwide” can begin at home with farmer’s markets conveniently located on campus.
May 08, 2012
PG&E representatives congratulated UCSF recently for reaching another milestone — $2.7 million in incentives that the University earned for reducing annual energy consumption that is the equivalent of taking more than 1,000 cars off the road.

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