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Our Sustainability Plan

Guided by our mission of educating leaders for business and society, we have developed a Sustainability Action Plan that encompasses new initiatives and ongoing efforts through 2030. The plan builds on the school's long-held commitment to improving the world.

Sustainability Action Plan

“SOM’s Sustainability Action Plan 2030 (SAP) reflects the school’s values and provides a guide to the school’s growth and development as a leader in sustainability.”


  • Built environment: Install solar panels on the roof of Evans Hall
  • Climate action: Aim to reduce SOM’s carbon charge by 15%
  • Mobility: Encourage expanded use of public and active transportation
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Research and teaching focused on sustainability

Sustainability is a pressing topic of research and learning at Yale SOM. Our faculty study how to build environmentally friendly organizations, the role of finance in incentivizing green companies, and the role of government in preparing for climate change, among other topics. Sustainability is woven into nearly every course, and many students pursue joint degrees with the Yale School of the Environment. Learn more...