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UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Honored for Environmental Stewardship

June 19, 2015 UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have been awarded an environmental achievement award from Practice Greenhealth, a leading health care nonprofit organization focused on positive environmental stewardship.

UCSF Employee Awaits Word on Status of Nepal Schools He Helped Build

May 01, 2015 In the aftermath of the devastating 7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal and its surrounding areas, UCSF business analyst Wayne Cheung is anxiously awaiting word from his contacts in Nepal regarding the status of one of two schools he helped build.

UCSF Medical Center Rewarded $800K for Sustainability Efforts from PG&E

April 03, 2015 When leaders at UC San Francisco were planning to build UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, they made sure that state-of-the-art energy efficiency systems were integrated in the design of their new buildings, which led to a check from PG&E for $804,000 in incentives that came via that focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.

Financial and Administrative Services Seeks Feedback on Its Services

October 13, 2014 Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in a biannual customer satisfaction survey starting Oct. 27. UC San Francisco's Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) is seeking feedback on its services.

Summit Brings Forth Ideas on Sustainability and Environmental Impact

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.

Empowering Employees to Achieve Cost Savings

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.

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health

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.

At UCSF Farmer's Markets, Health is Always in Season

August 10, 2012 UCSF’s mission of “advancing health worldwide” can begin at home with farmer’s markets conveniently located on campus.

UCSF Repeats Impressive Energy Savings

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.

Nominations Sought for UCSF's 2012 Sustainability Awards

March 05, 2012 Members of the UCSF community are encouraged to nominate a green champion — staff, student, faculty, or a team who deserves recognition for their sustainability efforts.